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DA-IrishSportHorse is a group founded to promote thoughtful raising, training, and breeding of deviantART's Irish Sport Horses. The Irish Sport Horse is an athletic warmblood-type horse that is growing in popularity in the equine art role-playing world.

MEMBERS: You MUST have at least one Irish Sport Horse in your stable in order to become a member.

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Credit to: irishdraught.com/ (IrishDraught.com)

A complete package in its purest form, the Irish Draught must be acknowledged for its potent and unparalleled contribution in the creation of the magical cross; the Irish Draught Sport Horse.

The even temperament, durability and power of the Irish Draught, mixed with the speed and athleticism of the Thoroughbred, creates a potent mix which is well up to the demands of modern day competition. World famous for jumping and cross-country ability, this Irish Draught/Thoroughbred cross is not only a top caliber international athlete, but can serve as a perfect novice mount, adeptly boosting the confidence of a lower level rider.

Although we have recently seen the introduction of crosses with other bloodlines such as top quality Warmbloods, Arabians and Quarter horses, which are showing great promise, it is still the RIDxTB cross that has achieve world wide status.


The horse has an attractive head with a sometimes convex profile (a "Roman nose"). It has a slightly-arched and muscular neck, long, sloping shoulders, a deep but not overly broad chest, a short, compact back, and a muscular croup with powerful hindquarters. The croup is often sloping and long, a trait coming from the Irish Draught, which improves its jumping ability. The high withers of the Thoroughbred are also evident in many cases. The majority of individuals are bay, black, chestnut, or gray, but because of the Thoroughbred influence, they can be any color a Thoroughbred can be: buckskin, palomino, tobiano, overo, sabino, cremello, perlino, etc.



Whether the cross is known as an Irish Draught Sport Horse, an Irish Sport Horse or even as an Irish Hunter, if there is Irish Draught blood running in those veins, you have one great horse!
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Cascadeur911 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Student General Artist
Is this group still active? 
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Jessicapilot901 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have an irish draft can I still register, I'm not HAPRG registered.
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MouseParkEC Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
is this group active anymore?
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handstands-for-you Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
kinda sorta :lol:
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DarKestcreagirl Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Student General Artist
So do you register Irish Draughts here too? Or is it just the sport horses?
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handstands-for-you Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
We register Irish Draughts, non-racing Thoroughbreds, and Irish Sport Horses here :nod:
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DarKestcreagirl Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Student General Artist
How do I go about registering?
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handstands-for-you Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Just submit your horse(s) to the appropriate gallery folder, and that's it :aww:
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GunsSmoke Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, If I were to breed an Irish Sports Horse to an Irish Sports Horse, would I beable to register the resulting offspring to this group? I haven't yet set up my HARPG sables but wanted to know for future referance. :)
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handstands-for-you Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Yes, if you have some sort of role-play stable on DA and own an Irish Sport Horse, it may be registered with this group :nod: (but only his adult ref)
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