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What exactly is an Irish Sport Horse?

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        03-30-2013, 11:40 AM
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    Foal
    What exactly is an Irish Sport Horse?

    Basically I've heard many different breeding combinations that result in an "irish sport horse". At first I though it was just a tb x irish draught, but then I heard it could be irish draught x Connemara, then arabian, then Tennessee walking horse...I'm a little confused. So what exactly qualifies as an Irish sport horse?
         
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        03-30-2013, 12:30 PM
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    Super Moderator
    Good question. I am part leasing one. He is Irish Draught and Selle Francais (thbd).
    Here he is


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        03-30-2013, 12:32 PM
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    Super Moderator
    Having trouble getting a photo to post.
         
        03-30-2013, 12:38 PM
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    Trained
    From the Irish Draught Registry's website regarding Irish Draught Sport Horses (their "officially" name).
    Irish Draught Horse Society - About The Irish Draught Sport Horse
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        03-30-2013, 02:18 PM
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    Green Broke
    We have an Irish Draught mare at our barn and she shall be producing her mother a sport I would be. She's a fabulous animal, but the draught isn't as refined as the show world likes.
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        03-30-2013, 05:25 PM
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    Started
    I own an Irish sport horse, he's nothing like your horse Tiny!

    ISH are to be a cross between ID and TB... but my gelding although registered as an ISH has no TB on his passport... I actually can't find any information at all about his sire or dam.

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        03-30-2013, 11:27 PM
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    Foal
    Technically, they're supposed to only have Irish Draught and Thoroughbred bloodlines, but a lot of other ID crosses are considered Irish Sport Horses.
         
        03-30-2013, 11:34 PM
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    Weanling
    Love my Irish Draught! They make for some great crosses.
         

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