FORMS BY GROUPING

This is a list of forms, guidelines and policy documents available on this website by group filter and sorting.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view and print many documents and/or forms. To view (or download), just click the folder icon to the left of the form name. 

Registration

Certificate Of Pedigree (COP) Policy

Policy

Any horse with verifiable, through DNA testing, Irish Draught Blood, and not eligible for registration as an Irish Draught Sport Horse, shall be eligible to apply for a Certificate of Pedigree (COP).

Certificate of Castration

Form

Please use this form to record castration of horses registered with the IDHSNA. Official database and website records will not be changed until the Certificate of Castration has been recorded with the Registration Office.

DNA Form

Form

Updated in 2015.

Fee Schedule

Form

Schedule of Fees updated 6/17/2019.

IDHSNA Horse Naming Guidelines

Guide

Please review these guidelines when registering a horse with IDHSNA. Approved Nov 2018.

IDHSNA Prefix Rules

Policy

These rules apply to the creation and use of prefixes. Approved Nov. 2017; Revised Nov. 2018

Marking Sheet (Fillable)

Form

Fillable Form to complete and print.

Microchipping Information & Form

Info & Form

Horse owner information on microchipping & form combined.

Name Change Policy & Form

Policy & Form

Adopted in 2016. Combined in 2018.

Partbred Registration Policies

Policy

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

Pedigree Page

Form

Identify your horse's pedigree (up to three generations).

Purebred Grade-Up Policy Suspension

Policy

The BOD voted in April 2019 to suspend the current grade-up section of the purebred ID breeding policy. The attached PDF document lays out the reasoning of the BOD to suspend this policy, and details the questions and issues the BOD feels need to be answered and addressed prior to any future adoption of such a policy.

Purebred Registration Policies

Policy

Detailed registration policy for purebred Irish Draughts - updated and approved in June 2020. Includes information on inspection process as well.

Registration Application Packet

Form

This eight-page document is the complete packet for registering a new horse with the Society. It includes microchipping application and information. It has been updated to include Certificate of Pedigree applications, and there is an updated Schedule of Fees. Updated 6/17/2019.

Transfer of Ownership

Form

Use this form to record a change in ownership of any horse recorded with the IDHSNA.

Awards

Application for Performance Merit (Purebreds)

Information

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

Information

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.

YEA (Awards) Rules

Policy

Year-End Awards Rules (updated 3/2016). Contact information updated 10/2017.

YEA Activity/Results Reporting

Form

You may download this Excel spreadsheet if you have Excel and wish to fill in the form on your computer. (You must save it on your computer to use it...) Updated 3/2016.

YEA Activity/Results Reporting

Form

Year-End Awards Activity Reporting Form. Record your placings. Updated 3/2016.

YEA Alias Reporting

Form

Updated 3/2016.

YEA Fox Hunting Reporting

Form

Use this form to report the Registered Name and Competition Alias for participants in Year End Awards program.

Info and Papers

2010 IDHSNA Harmonization Position Paper

Information

This document includes a context for the Breeding Committee’s Position Paper as well as the complete Position Paper. If you only read one document, read this.

Breeding Policy for the Irish Draught Horse (HSI)

Policy

2010 Horse Sport Ireland's breeding policy for the Irish Draught Studbook.

Frequency of Mares - 2015

Report

Frequency of Mares for IDHSNA RID Mares, Stallions and Geldings: 2015 (based on IDHSNA Register)

Frequency of Sires - 2015

Report

Frequency of Stallions for IDHSNA RID Mares, Stallions and Geldings: 2015 (based on IDHSNA Register)

Horse Cannon Bone Measurements and Trends

Report

A Preliminary Examination of Irish Draught Horse Cannon Bone Measurements and Trends within the IDHSNA and Ireland Populations Report Prepared for the Board of Directors of the IDHSNA Prepared by Chris Neher

ID and IDHS Stallions Producing Offspring in the IDHSNA Registry

Report

A full listing of ID and IDSH stallions with registered offspring to represent the IDHSNA herd as of January 2020.

IDHSNA Harmonization Policy Letter to Members

Policy

This letter was mailed to all active IDHSNA Members on June 8, 2010.

Purebred Foal Registration Numbers by Year

Report

Registered purebred Irish Draughts by birth year through 2014.

Purebred Mares Producing Purebred Offspring in the IDHSNA Registry

Report

Complete list of mares producing purebred offspring registered with IDHSNA as of January 2020.

Purebreds by Age by Year - 2016

Report

Purebred Irish Draughts and RIDs in IDHSNA Registry by age at the beginning of 2016. A total of 649 purebreds on record (including deceased). The 410 approved for breeding horses (RID) are re-listed as a separate column.

Rules and Practices Related to The Irish Horse Register

Information

Further reading material from HSI on rules for studbook inclusion.

Membership

Farm Prefix Registration Application

Form

Breeders may register a prefix with the IDHSNA. The fee includes registration of the prefix with the Central Prefix Register in the United Kingdom. The prefix will be held exclusively for the owner's use in all IDHSNA Studbooks or Registries. IDHSNA will work to ensure there is no duplication of prefixes in the Irish Horse Register; but this we cannot guarantee.

IDHSNA Bylaws

Policy

All members are strongly advised to review. Submitting payment for membership (new or renewal) in the Society constitutes acceptance of the Society's Bylaws, Rules, and Policies and Procedures (and all amendments thereto - that are posted on the Society website(s).

Membership Application

Form

Utilize this form to apply for IDHSNA membership January 1 - December 31).

Photo Release/Waiver

Form

The IDHSNA welcomes your submission of photos for use in the society photo bank and/or publications.

Inspections

Inspection Application and Letter (Partbred)

Form

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

Inspection Application and Letter (Purebred)

Form

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

Inspection Expectations for Studbook (Partbred)

Policy

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

Inspection Expectations for Studbook (Purebred)

Policy

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 (Partbred)

Form

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.

Inspection Services Application (Purebreds)

Form

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.

Linear Scoring Chart for Partbreds

Form

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.

Linear Scoring Chart for Purebreds

Form

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.

Lunging & Endoscopic Veterinary Exam

Form

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.

Owner Notes: Purebred Stallion Inspection Process

Information

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

Form

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

Form

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.

Veterinary Inspection Instructions for Partbreds

Information

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.

Veterinary Inspection Instructions for Purebreds

Information

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.

Breeding

Stallion Breeding Report

Form

This report is used to advise the IDHSNA of your stallion's breeding activity for each breeding season [year]. It is a required filing for a stallion to remain in good standing. If no mares were covered, send in the form marked "No Covers". Information is PRIVATE and allows providing registration information to owners expecting foals the following year. Available as a fillable form (saves all that handwriting).

Stallion Certificate of Covering

Form

Use this form and create three copies: one for stallion owner, one to mare owner and one to IDHSNA Registration Office for recording. This certificate is required to show coverage and is used as a record of good standing.

Advertising or Orphaned Catergories

2019 IDHSNA Show and Inspection Program

Program

A copy of the 2019 IDHSNA Show and Inspection Program in low resolution.

Publications

2020 IDHSNA Stallion Book

Publication

2020 Irish Draught and Irish Draught Sport Horse Stallion Directory.

Publication

Advertising The Blarney Insert Order

Form

Please use this form when requesting inclusion in The Blarney magazine.

Advertising

Advertising The Blarney Insert Order (FILLABLE)

Form

Please use this fillable form when sending via email from your local computer. DOWNLOAD first. Complete. Save. Attach and send via email.

Advertising

Advertising and Website Guidelines

Policy

Partial update (Web guidelines) 07-13-2017.

Advertising

IDHSNA Merchandise (with Logo)

Form

Embroidered Shirts and Caps with Logo

Advertising

Nomination Form

Form

2020 IDHSNA Nomination Form.

Board

Request for Proposal

RFP

This detailed IDHSNA Annual Show Request for Proposal was revised and updated January 2015. Any IDHSNA Member may submit a bid to host and manage the IDHSNA Annual Show.

Annual Show

Conservation

IDHS Breed Preservation Plan Interim Report (2005)

Report

December 2005 IDHS Breed Conservation Plan Interim Report.

McGahern Genetic IDHS Report

Report

The "Report to The Irish Draught Horse Society, Ireland" prepared at the Animal Genomics Laboratory, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland; by Angela McGahern, Patrick Brophy, David MacHugh & Emmeline Hill and released in February of 2006.

RDS ID Horse Breed Conservation Final Report (2007)

Report

2007 Report Titled "The Development of a Sustainable Breeding Programme for the Irish Draught Horse" by Dr. Francis Kearney; Irish Cattle Breeding Federation.

RDS Press Release (2007)

Press Release

2007 The RDS press release associated with the study The Development of a Sustainable Breeding Programme for the Irish Draught Horse released in January, 2007.

From Horse Sport Ireland

Irish Draught Linear Inspection Sheet

Form

This sheet is used by HSI when inspecting Irish Draught stallions from 2010 forward.

Pre-Inspection X-Ray List - HSI

Form

HSI Pre-Inspection Veterinary Screening X-ray listing for the examination of Stallions 2013.

Unsuitable Veterinary Conditions - HSI

Information

This document on unsuitable conditions for stallions or premium mares was provided by HSI and is dated Oct. 2011.

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