Sunday 14th July 2019

Horse & Pony Classes

Irish Draught - In-Hand

General information

Judge: Miss G Gostelow, Derbys

These classes have been very kindly sponsored by Nick's Fish Bar, 14a The Callis, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, LE65 2JF 

Conditions of Entry

The following classes are affiliated to the Irish Draught Horse Society (GB) and only horses registered with or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and in the correct ownership are eligible for entry. All breeding and in hand exhibits must be EITHER already Graded* or eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register OR registered on the Irish Draught Sport Horse Register. The owners of all pure-bred Irish Draught horses in the in-hand classes must be full members of the IDHS (GB). This rule does not apply to owners of Irish Draught Sporthorses. Registration numbers to be stated on the entry form and entries will be sent to the IDHS (GB) prior to the Show to confirm eligibility.

* A Graded MARE or FILLY is one that has been inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and passed into one of the following categories: ID Class 1, ID Class 2, RID, AID or the Supplementary Grade Up Register.  All 1, 2 and 3 year old COLTS must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler of 18 years of age or over.

*All competing STALLIONS must be inspected or overstamped by the IDHS (GB) and classified as either RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 OR Registered Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion and must display a red, white and blue ribbon in their tails.  All Stallions must be bitted and shown by an experienced handler 18 years of age or over.



PRIZE MONEY 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Classes 75 & 76 £20 £15 £12 £10





Yearling, 2 and 3 year old filly, colt or gelding (three year old colts must be un-inspected), by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam, or filly already Graded*.

This Show is a qualifier for The Moorbennhall Irish Draught Youngstock Challenge. The two highest placed Pure Breds from each age group that have not already qualified in Class 75 - yearlings, 2 year olds and 3 year olds - eligible for Class 1 on the Irish Draught Breed Register by an RID (GB), ID Class 1 or ID Class 2 sire out of a Graded* dam and also 2 and 3 year old fillies already Graded* will qualify to go forward to the Final which will be held at the IDHS (GB) Annual Breed Show on 18th and 19th August 2018 at Arena UK, Allington, Grantham, Lincs, NG32 2EF.  Each qualifier will receive a card.  Qualifiers are required to complete an online form at to inform the IDHS (GB) that they have qualified for the Final.  In the Final, there will be three preliminary classes with the two highest placed semi-finalists from each class going forward to the Championship, where the Champion will receive £500 and Reserve Champion £150.


Four years old and over, stallion * (see above), mare or gelding, registered on the main Irish Draught Breed Register (main studbook), OR ID Sport Horse Register.


T22  The LESLEY WHITAKER CUP has been kindly donated by Mrs Lesley Whitaker for the Champion Irish Draught. The first and second prizewinners from Classes 73 - 76 are eligible to compete in the Championship.


Q14c  Classes 75 & 76 are qualifiers for the Royal London Show.

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