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Origins and development of the Irish draught horse

Colin A. Lewis

Origins and development of the Irish draught horse

by Colin A. Lewis

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Published by Geography Publications in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Horses -- Ireland.,
    • Horse sports -- Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-127) and index.

      StatementColin A Lewis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF284.I73 .L49 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3378589M
      ISBN 100906602475
      LC Control Number2004484418
      OCLC/WorldCa56888970

      The name Irish Draught may be misleading in that many people are surprised to find that the breed is a lighter free-moving animal than the traditional image of the heavy horse. Nevertheless, the ancestry of the breed goes back to the small Irish farm where the farm horse doubled up as a hunter as well as taking the trap or dogcart into the town. The Irish hobby contributed to the development of both the Connemara and the Irish draught breeds. All modern sport horse breeds were developed from, and refined by, other breeds. As the Irish traditional horse is comprised of two unique native breeds crossed with the thoroughbred (with all 3 breeds connected to the Irish Hobby) it is, as a breed, genetically unique.

      Mares and fillies that fail inspection for the Irish Draught Horse Stud Book remain on the Irish Sport Horse Register Older Irish Draught Stud Book mares graded D, C or B on their Registration Papers are classed as Supplementary Irish Draught (SID) This includes ½ bred RID x .   This book traces the rise and fall and rise again of the Irish Draught Horse. It is the story of how this remarkable breed's fortune was tied to local Irish history and played out in the broader context of international events. Perhaps more importantly it is the story of .

      The Irish Draught horse stud book inspection panel also met and a report on its views was presented to the task force. The breeding policy adopted for the Irish Draught Horse Stud Book in altered the breeding objective and introduced a classification system to the Irish Draught Horse Stud Book. This breeding policy took specific steps. Buy a cheap copy of The Irish Draught Horse: A History book by Joan C. Griffith. A paperback reprint of the history of the Irish workhorse. Free shipping over $


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Origins and Development of the Irish Draught Horse on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Origins and Development of the Irish Draught HorseFormat: Paperback. Origins And Development Of The Irish Draught Horse book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : The development of the Irish Draught is traced from the seventeenth century, when the Irish Hobby was transformed into a warm blooded light draught horse.

The fortunes of the evolving breed are followed as political, economic and social developments impacted upon horses and horse breeding. The development of the Irish Draught is traced from the seventeenth century The importance of Irish Draught blood in the breeding of show jumpers is : Colin A.

Lewis. What evolved was the breed of Irish Draught horse. The Irish Draught Horse book boasts a rich catalogue of lithographs, photographs and paintings honoring the book's subject matter. Much of the depiction of the horse's place in early Ireland's culture is, understandably, captured only on canvas or s: 6.

For those of you who loved Black Beauty and Misty of Chincoteague as children, The Irish Draught Horse: A History tells the true story of another remarkable horse. This book traces the rise and fall and rise again of the Irish Draught Horse/5(6). The future of the breed in the new millennium is assessed and blood lines and pedigrees are discussed.

The importance of Irish Draught blood in the breeding of show jumpers is emphasised." "This is a book for all who are interested in Irish history, in the equine heritage of the country and in the development of a distinctive breed of fine horses.

"The development of the Irish Draught is traced from the seventeenth century, when the Irish Hobby was transformed into a warm blooded light draught horse.

The fortunes of the evolving breed are followed as political, economic and social developments impacted upon horses and horse breeding. Irish Draught Horse Studbook Irish Draught mare & foal The Irish Draught Horse developed as a working horse on Irish farms with references to the breed dating as far back as the 18th century.

In the yearthe Irish Draught Horse Society was formed by a group of breeders from Ireland for protecting and preserving these horses. A branch of this society emerged in Great Britain by The history of Irish horses can be traced back to the B.C, but the more modern theories attribute the use of the Draught breed mainly for war purposes.

It is believed that the arrival of the Anglo-Normans to the Irish lands brought about a change in the landscape, where the country witnessed a large-scale influx of sturdy horses that were mainly used for conflict.

Established inthe IDHSNA is dedicated to fostering an appreciation and understanding of the Irish Draught Horse and the Irish Draught Sport Horse.

The IDHSNA is a not-for-profit corporation, recognized by Ireland. Buy Origins and Development of the Irish Draught Horse Illustrated edition by Lewis, Colin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Colin Lewis. The exact origins of the Irish Draught horse are unknown, but researchers suspect the bloodlines include some European warmblood or draft breeds crossed with lighter Spanish horses.

Some say Andalusians were bred to horses of France and Flanders, introduced during the Anglo-Norman invasion ofbut the breed was never identified that early : Sommer Smith. It is believed that the breed was developed when the then-common Irish Hobby was successively bred with 12th century Anglo-Norman war horses, Iberian breeds from the 16th century Spanish Armada shipwrecks, Clydesdale and Thoroughbred stallions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and local Connemara y of origin: Ireland.

The history of the Irish Draught dates back many hundreds of years with a distinct Spanish connection. Ireland and Spain were regular traders for many centuries - with Ireland exporting wool, hides and butter, and receiving wine, cloth, horses and specie (money in the form of coins, rather than notes) in return.

REGISTRATION CHECKLIST. Purebred Foal Book or Purebred Non-Breeding Book: Completed IDHSNA application form.

Completed IDHSNA Marking Sheet. Photographs of the horse showing the markings on both sides and front and back. It is advised that the forelock and tail should be braided up or otherwise kept from obscuring the view of the markings.

The name Irish Draught may be misleading in that many people are surprised to find that the breed is a lighter free-moving animal than the traditional image of the heavy horse.

Nevertheless, the ancestry of the breed goes back to the small Irish farm where the farm horse doubled up as a hunter as well as taking the trap or dogcart into the town. The Irish Draught horse was officially recognised as a breed in when the demands of war established the usefulness of this light farm orae to the cavalry.

Its popularity waned after World War II, and only since the late s has its use as producer of top-class hunters and jumpers become more widely s: 3. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lewis, Colin A. Origins and development of the Irish draught horse. Dublin: Geography Publications, ©.

The Irish Draught horse has plenty of substance but is also an attractive looking, well balanced, quality horse, with straight athletic action. It is noted for its intelligence and kind temperament and it has an inherent ability to cross the most testing of hunting country with total assurance and because of its jumping prowess is a successful.Buy The Irish Draught Horse: A History New Ed by Mary McGrath, Joan Griffith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4).History of the Breed. The name Irish Draught is somewhat misleading, in that it conjures up an image of a coarse, heavy draught horse.

The Irish Draught we know today, is in fact a much finer, more athletic, free moving animal that one would normally associate with the term Draught.