DOCUMENTS & LINKS RELATED TO INSPECTIONS

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PUREBRED INSPECTION DOCUMENTS
PUREBRED PRE-INSPECTION STALLIONS
PUREBRED (ID) PRE-INSPECTION INFO

Inspection Application and Letter (Purebred)

Updated annually. Includes the inspection letter with fees and deadlines. Also, the inspection application form for both purebreds and partbreds.

Inspection Expectations for Studbook (Purebred)

Owner Instructions for IDHSNA Inspection Process including documents needed, horse presentation, and information on jump chute and unsuitable conditions. Updated 04/2018.

Inspection Services Application (Purebreds)

Applications for Inspection Services may be submitted at any time and without payment. The registrar will contact owners requesting Inspection Services once availability has been determined and based on the order the application was received. Prompt payment at that time will secure the service.

Purebred Registration Policies

Detailed registration policy for purebred Irish Draughts - updated and approved November 21, 2017. Includes information on inspection process as well.

Owner Notes: Purebred Stallion Inspection Process

An overview of the inspection process for purebred stallions to achieve breeding privilege with IDHSNA. This document contains important information about x-ray requirements (which may be taken at age 3) and more.

Purebred Stallion Inspection X-Ray Package

List of Stallion X-rays required for purebred Irish Draught x-ray review which must be completed before inspections. This package contains instructions to the owner and veterinarian, list of required views and a report to be completed in full by the veterinarian. Also details on submission to the IDHSNA designated veterinarian for pre-reading and official reading.

Purebred Stallion Pre-Inspection Veterinary Packet

Includes cover letter and a four-page packet to be reviewed and completed by a veterinarian. The exam may be completed 90 days prior to inspection and must be submitted 3 weeks prior to the inspection.

Linear Scoring Chart for Purebreds

Inspectors use this form to assess horses. Each of the traits listed will be marked on a spectrum, in order to describe the horse. The center of the spectrum is not necessarily optimal.

Veterinary Inspection Instructions for Purebreds

This document is sent to the on-site veterinarian in advance of Inspections. It is provided here for transparency and to educate owners. Includes instruction and a sample form. Used for purebreds only.

PARTBRED (IDSH) PRE-INSPECTION INFO

Inspection Application and Letter (Partbred)

Updated annually. Includes the inspection letter with fees and deadlines. Also, the inspection application form for both partbreds and purebreds.

Inspection Expectations for Studbook (Partbred)

Owner Instructions for IDHSNA Inspection Process including documents needed, horse presentation, and information on jump chute. Updated 04/2018.

Inspection Services Application (Partbred)

Applications for Inspection Services may be submitted at any time and without payment. The registrar will contact owners requesting Inspection Services once availability has been determined and based on the order the application was received. Prompt payment at that time will secure the service.

Partbred Registration Policies

Detailed registration policy for partbred Irish Draught Sport Horses. Includes information on inspection process as well.

PARTBRED PRE-INSPECTION STALLIONS

Lunging & Endoscopic Veterinary Exam

This form is required for partbred (sport horse) stallions. The endoscopic exam must be conducted by a licensed veterinarian either before (up to 90 days prior) or within 30 days after inspection.

PARTBRED INSPECTION DOCUMENTS

Linear Scoring Chart for Partbreds

Inspectors use this form to assess horses. Each of the traits listed will be marked on a spectrum, in order to describe the horse. The center of the spectrum is not necessarily optimal.

Veterinary Inspection Instructions for Partbreds

This document is sent to the on-site veterinarian in advance of Inspections. It is provided here for transparency and to educate owners. Includes instruction and sample forms. Note one form is used for partbred stallions only. A different form (also included) is used for partbred mares and geldings.

RELATED INFORMATIVE DOCUMENT

Application for Performance Merit (Purebreds)

Use this form to apply for performance merit for your RID, Class 1 or Class 2 stallion, mare or gelding. Merit is available for their own performance, or their progeny's performance. Refer to Performance Merit System Rules for Purebreds for requirements.

Performance Merit System Rules for Purebreds

RID, Class 1 and Class 2 stallions, mares and geldings may obtain merits through their own performance, or in the case of stallions and mares, that of their progeny. This document explains the performance merit rating for bronze, silver, and gold merit for multiple disciplines. Applies to purebred Irish Draughts only. Merit awards can be applied for after the horse’s competition career is over, or even after its death, so long as the results can be verified.

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