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Ireland has been famous for the quality of its horses since medieval times when the fast Irish hobby was much sought-after. After WWII, as many of the world’s horse breeding nations turned their attention to the breeding of sports horses, it was inevitable that Irish breeders would produce their own version based on the bloodlines of the world-famous Irish Draught Horse and Irish Thoroughbred. Leading equestrians in all three major competitive disciplines, show jumping, dressage and eventing, often opt to buy an Irish Sport Horse. The breed excels at eventing, and breeders often sell an Irish Sport Horse for exactly this purpose.

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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 12 years, 15.3 hh, Gray-Dapple
F: SEPTEMBER STORM
Leisure - Breeding - Jumping - Dressage
DE-94360
Mitterfels
€7,200
~ $8,161 Negotiable
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 11 years, 16 hh, Bay 16hh Eventing/RC Mare
F: CARRICK DIAMOND LAD
Eventing - Hunting - Jumping
Nagero Irish Sport Horses
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Laois
€14,000
~ $15,869
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 9 years, 17.1 hh, Gray-Dapple Hunter - Show - Jumping - Dressage
Harrison Ashton
GB-Pr3 6bn
Lancashire
£20,000
~ $27,101
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, Black Black RID, 16.3hh. One in a Million!!
F: PENMERYLS RHYTHM AND BLUES | MF: COLIE MOR HILL
Working Equitation - Hunting - Eventing - Jumping
Nagero Irish Sport Horses
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GALWAY
€25,000
~ $28,338
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 11 years, 16 hh, Brown Leisure
DE-32657
Vossheide
€3,000
~ $3,401
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 13 years, 16.2 hh, Bay-Dark
F: DARCO | MF: DOW JONES COURCEL
Jumping - Leisure
Rock House Stables
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Sligo
€5,750
~ $6,518
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Irish Sport Horse, Stallion, 1 year, Chestnut-Red 2021 ISH Colt (ID x imported Elite Hanoverian Mare by Rotspon)
F: BLACKSHIRES ARES | MF: ROTSPON
Eventing - Jumping - Hunter - Dressage
Blackshire Equestrian Centre
US-55065
Randolph, MN
$14,000
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 6 years, 17 hh, Bay
F: LISSYCREMIN CLASSIC IBANE | MF: BIG SINK HOPE
Eventing - Working Equitation - Hunting - Jumping
Nagero Irish Sport Horses
IE-CORK
Ireland
€18,000
~ $20,403
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Irish Sport Horse, Stallion, 1 year, Chestnut-Red 2021 ISH Colt (ID x imported Elite Hanoverian Mare by Rotspon)
F: BLACKSHIRES ARES | MF: ROTSPON
Eventing - Jumping - Hunter - Dressage
Blackshire Equestrian Centre
US-55065
Randolph, MN
$14,000
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Irish Sport Horse, Stallion, 1 year, 17 hh, Bay Blackshires Amadeus
F: BLACKSHIRES ARES | MF: GAZEBO XX
Working Equitation - Hunting - Hunter - Dressage
Blackshire Equestrian Centre
US-55065
Randolph, MN
$8,000
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Bay-Dark Dressage - Jumping
FIRST-TEAM Pferdeverkauf
DE-48612
Horstmar
€10,000 to €15,000
price range ~$11,335 to $17,003
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 6 years, 16 hh, Chestnut-Red
F: BALOU DU ROUET ( OLD) | MF: CALETTO I
Jumping
DE-22956
Grönwohld
€25,000 to €40,000
price range ~$28,338 to $45,340
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 2 years, 16 hh, Sorrel
F: ELUSIVE EMIR THOROUGHBRED | MF: MOYLOUGH BOUNCER IRISH DRAUGHT
Eventing - Hunting - Jumping - Leisure
Sophie Graefin von Maltzan
IE-n91pf75
Moyvore
€6,500
~ $7,368
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 10 years, 16.2 hh, Brown Dressage - Jumping - Leisure
DE-32657
Vossheide
€8,500
~ $9,635 Negotiable
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 10 years, 16.1 hh, Brown
F: STEPPE DANCER | MF: BAHRAIN CRUISE
Leisure - Hunting
Wolfgang Distel
DE-31008
Elze Esbeck
€5,000
~ $5,668
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 15.1 hh Dressage - Working Equitation - Eventing - Jumping
Reitanlage Weener
DE-26826
Weener
€5,500
~ $6,234 Negotiable
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Chestnut Dressage - Hunting - Jumping - Leisure
DE-32657
Vossheide
€5,500
~ $6,234
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 11 years, 16.1 hh, Black Banoffi 1.20 SJ/Super HunterEventing - Hunting - Jumping
Nagero Irish Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€12,500
~ $14,169
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 11 years, 16 hh, Bay 16hh Eventing/RC Mare
F: CARRICK DIAMOND LAD
Eventing - Hunting - Jumping
Nagero Irish Sport Horses
IE-Ireland
Laois
€14,000
~ $15,869
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 14.1 hh, Gray-Dapple
F: ROBE CHAMP | MF: MAC FERDIA
Eventing - Jumping - Dressage
Anne Brundiers
DE-49624
Löningen
€10,000 to €15,000
price range ~$11,335 to $17,003
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Bay-Dark Dressage - Jumping - Leisure
DE-32657
Vossheide
€5,500
~ $6,234
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 3 years, 16.1 hh, Chestnut-Red Dressage - Jumping - Leisure
DE-32657
Vossheide
€5,000
~ $5,668
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 10 years, 16.2 hh, Bay-Dark
F: OBOS QUALITY | MF: CORGHANO
Jumping - Eventing - Leisure - Dressage
Stefanie Paul Sporthorses
DE-87452
Altusried
€25,000 to €40,000
price range ~$28,338 to $45,340
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 6 years, 16.2 hh, Brown Jumping - Eventing - Leisure - Dressage
Reitanlage Weener
DE-26826
Weener
€7,300
~ $8,275 Negotiable
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Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 8 years, 15.2 hh, Brown Dressage - Eventing - Jumping - Leisure
Reitanlage Weener
DE-26826
Weener
€5,600
~ $6,348 Negotiable
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Irish Sport Horse Mix, Gelding, 11 years, 16.3 hh, Chestnut-Red Jumping
IT-95100
catania
€35,000
~ $39,673 Negotiable
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Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Chestnut-Red Dressage - Breeding - Jumping - Leisure
DE-32657
Vossheide
€4,750
~ $5,384
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Use and characteristics of Irish Sport Horses

The Irish Sport Horse was created from crosses of the Irish Draught Horse and Thoroughbreds. Also sometimes known as the Irish Hunter and the Irish Draught Sports Horse, when equestrians buy an Irish Sport Horse they know these powerful Warmbloods have nearly two centuries of selective breeding behind them. The Irish Sport Horse developed after WWII from earlier crosses of Irish Draught and Thoroughbred, with the addition of some Trakehner, Hanoverian and Selle Français lines in the 1990s. Irish Sport Horses stand 15 hands (60 inches/152 cm) to 17 hands (68 inches/173 cm) high.

Origin and history of breeding Irish Sport Horses

The Irish Draught Horse, which is the foundation of the Sport Horse breed, was always more of a utility type than a true draught horse. Strong enough to work on a farm yet attractive enough to ride on the social round, draw a carriage and go hunting, the Irish Draught was a powerful, clean-legged breed with a handsome head. They were also good jumpers across the country, facing up to the demanding banks and ditches of the Irish countryside effectively. Thoroughbreds played a part in the creation of the Irish Draught from the beginning. In the middle of the nineteenth century, a line of Ulster horses known as the Harkaway Horses, descendants of a Thoroughbred stallion called King of Trumps and Irish Draught mares, were famous. The Irish Draught was in risk of decline after the famine of 1847, and subsequently Clydesdales and Shires were brought in both to work the land and to cross breed with the Irish Draughts. In the early years of the twentieth century, the Irish Draught Horse had developed into a distinctive hunter-type that was also an invaluable cavalry and artillery horse. The Book for Horses of the Irish Draught Type was established in 1917, and the breed gained its own society in 1976. Irish Draught cross Thoroughbred horses were known as some of the finest hunters in the world throughout the twentieth century. It was important that the Irish Draught type retained its qualities and was not absorbed into other breeds, since it is the ID cross with the Thoroughbred that creates the excellence of the Irish Sport Horse.

Irish Sport Horses in equestrianism

Leading Irish Sport Horses that have competed successfully at international level include US eventer David O’Connor’s gelding Custom Made, winner of Badminton and member of the gold medal winning team at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Special Envoy, ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa, was a highly successful show jumper, winning many international Grand Prix events. He was also a member of the gold medal winning team at the 1995 Pan American Games. The grey Shear L' Eau was highly successful with eventer Leslie Law, winning Bramham in 1999, being twice in the top three at Badminton, and taking team gold at the European Championships.

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