Submitted by Jeanne Hechmer - I have a million photos of my Irish Draught, Citation! He is charm is irresistible 🥰 He is always a show stopper wherever we go!
The mighty Irish Draught Horse! We are celebrating them as our January 2023 Breed of the Month on
YourDressage! We recently asked our social media followers to share photos of their favorite Irish Draught and Irish Draught crosses, and there are so many gorgeous horses we get to share with you! Check back all month for more photos and stories of these mighty horses.
Did you know that dressage riders who choose Irish Draught Horses as their mounts are eligible for special awards through the Adequan®/USDF All-Breeds Awards program, as the
Irish Draught Horse Society of North America is a participating organization? Missed Part I or II? Check them out: Irresistible Irish Draughts – Part I and Irresistible Irish Draughts – Part II!
My daughters (age 13) best friend Clark (CMF Kel El) by Cougar (Cruising) 🍀 – Mandi A.
RID Stallion Braveheart, By O’Learys Irish Diamond Out of Kilbline – Debbie F.
Irish Draught stallion Blackshires Ares by Beeston Laird RID x Banks Fee Daniel RID. – Alexis G.
HangOn Poppy Girl by HangOn Johnny RID x Banks Fee Daniel RID. – Alexis G.
Dubs, 2013 IDSH by Beeston Laird RID – Erin G.
Proud Ruby Rose. Purebred Irish Draught mare. – Elizabeth F.
Lady Taryn Rose – Lisa K.
RID Harkaway Riverdance by Mountain Pearl out of Misty Riverlass – Janeen P.
RIDSH Whispering Gaelic Farms Lite Touch by Touch of the Blues our of TB Edens Lite – Janeen P.
Deanfield King Edward ID gelding, by Braveheart Out of Fossa Queen – Debbie F.
Ziggy (Klearys Big Dreaming) ID – Katie Ann B.
RIDSH Peaches , By Braveheart Out of Kittles Balou TB – Debbie F.
Prescott’s Ruby Registered Irish Draught (RID), 2002 mare by Coolehane Flight RID out of Joyfull RID. – Allison D.
Class 1 Mare: Whispering Gaelic Farms Classic Neala by Heatheecombe Calico out of Logusetown Classic – Janeen P.
Grogan’s Annabelle Snowford Bellman daughter. – Lisa O.
This is Aisling my 2006 Irish Draught mare. Corcullen x Suzy Cruz (Cruising) she was the 2021 reserve champion at training level for the Regional Schooling show awards with USDF – Candace Y.
Burke (Innisfails Intrepid Knight) TID – Katie Ann B.
My boy. 2018 purebred Irish Draught stallion 😉 Dowdstown Moy – Jordan E.
RIDSH Snowford Bellman’s Clancy is an 01’ model. We’re still eventing at beginner novice, and playing at the low levels of dressage At nearly 22 Clancy has literally done it all. He’s evented, fox hunted, show jumped, done straight dressage, hunt paced, trail rides, western versatility and obstacle, and been a PATH therapeutic riding horse who also did equine assisted psychotherapy. He’s also been part of the breed demonstrations at equine affaire the past two years. His people have countless excellent stories about him including how he did a photo shoot the first time he was at the ocean. – Katelyn D.
6 yr old IDSH out of ID Fairfield Beauty – Jordan P.
2017 class winner in the Irish IBC at Dressage at Devon – Candace Y.
Summerhill Tommiehawk – C Flynn Rider
Summerhill Grace O’Malley RIDSH – C Flynn Rider
ID Fairfield Beauty – Jordan P.
Amy MacNair’s C1 RID Gemstone Clover 🍀 Most beautiful grey stallion I’ve ever laid eyes on!! – Sheree D.
RID stallion The Pride of Gloster in a dressage clinic with Michael Poulin – Lisa G. USDF strongly recommends all riders wear protective headgear when mounted.
Summerhill Falkor Draconus IDSH – C Flynn Rider
ID Tully Cross Discrete by RID It’s the Luck of the Irish – Mary H.
C1 Irish draught stallion Touch Of The Blues who sadly passed away at 34 years old last year. – Simone M.
Kleary’s Grace purebred 2005 Irish Draught. Also a mother of 3 😉 – Karen Y.
Epona’s Never Been Kissed “Fiona” 2020 ISH Jack of Hearts RIDSH x Coco Chanel (Oldenburg) – Lauren S.