New today: 391 | sold: 703
c
k

Irish Sport Horse for sale

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 production 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 Thoroughbred. Leading equestrians in all three major competitive spheres, show jumping, dressage and eventing, often opt to buy an Irish Sport Horse. The breed excels at eventing, and producers often sell an Irish Sport Horse for this purpose.

Read more b
101 results
Irish Sport Horse
H
Modify search Save this search
Eye-catcher
1 / 3
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 17 hh, Chestnut-Red Dressage - Leisure
FIRST-TEAM Pferdeverkauf
DE-48612
Horstmar
€10,000 to €15,000
price range ~$11,723 to $17,584
Add to watch list
Eye-catcher
1 / 2
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 17 hh, Bay SMASHING 17HH 3 YEAR OLD
F: BARELY A MOMENT | MF: RICARDO Z
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€17,500
~ $20,515
Add to watch list
New
Eye-catcher
1 / 4
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 3 years, 15.2 hh 15.2hh 3 year old fillyWorking Equitation - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€4,500
~ $5,275
Add to watch list
New
Eye-catcher
1 / 3
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, Bay SUPER EVENTER 5 YEAR OLD
F: ARTIC COSMOS | MF: CHOISIR
Working Equitation - Dressage - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€10,000
~ $11,723
Add to watch list
New
Eye-catcher
1 / 17
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Stallion, Foal (04/2021), 16.2 hh, Pinto Blackshires Benz "BZ"
F: BLACKSHIRES BROHDI | MF: TORNADOSWIND AND FIRE
Working Equitation - Dressage - Jumping - Hunting
Blackshire Equestrian Centre
US-55065
Randolph, MN
$13,500
Add to watch list
Eye-catcher
1 / 2
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 16.2 hh, Bay SUPER 5 YEAR OLD QUALIFIED FOR DUBLIN
F: SPARTACUS TN | MF: CLINTON
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€40,000
~ $46,892
Add to watch list
New
Eye-catcher
1 / 4
Add to watch list
Eye-catcher
1 / 5
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 3 years, 15.2 hh, Pinto Dressage - Leisure - Jumping - Hunting
Pferdevermittlung May NRW UG
DE-41334
Nettetal
€7,900
~ $9,261 ONO
Add to watch list
Eye-catcher
1 / 5
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 14 years, 15.2 hh, Bay TOP CLASS SJ/COHEventing - Jumping - Hunting - Working Equitation
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€35,000
~ $41,030
Add to watch list
New
g
h
Save this search


Never miss horse ads again!
With your personal eMail search request you will be informed regularly about new horse ads that are conform to your search criteria.
H
Sort by
Date descending b
eDate descendingbDate ascendingePrice ascendingbPrice descendingeBreed ascendingbBreed descendingeAge ascendingbAge descendingeHeight ascendingbHeight descending
Page-1-Ad
With this option your advertisement will be extra advertised on the top page of search results. It will be listed above the regular search results.

In addition, interested parties can directly see more information. This significantly increases the number of potential buyers.

Page1Ad
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 16.2 hh, Bay SUPER 5 YEAR OLD QUALIFIED FOR DUBLIN
F: SPARTACUS TN | MF: CLINTON
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€40,000
~ $46,892
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 16 hh 16hh 4 year old GeldingHunting - Jumping - Trail
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€8,500
~ $9,965
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 14 years, 16.2 hh Fabulous 14 year old 16.2hh MareHunting - Jumping - Trail
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€6,250
~ $7,327
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 3 years, 16 hh, Chestnut LOVELY 3 YEAR OLD ISH GELDING
F: POINTILLISTE (USA) | MF: CAPTAIN CLOVER
Working Equitation - Dressage - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€8,500
~ $9,965
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 17 hh, Gray FULL RID 17HH 4 YEAR OLD GELDING
F: KILTYBANE NALDO | MF: GURRAUN GOLDEN EYE
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€22,500
~ $26,377
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 16.3 hh, Black Black RID, 16.3hh. One in a Million!!Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€30,000
~ $35,169
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 2 years, 15.1 hh, Dun GORGEOUS CONNIE X ISH
F: KILROE MERMUS
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€5,000
~ $5,861
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 3 years, 15.2 hh 15.2hh 3 year old fillyWorking Equitation - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€4,500
~ $5,275
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 12 years, 16.1 hh, Bay SUPERLATIVE HUNTER/SJ/EVENT 16.1HH ISH
F: HERMES DE REVE | MF: CARRICK DIAMOND LAD
Jumping - Eventing - Hunting - Working Equitation
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€18,000
~ $21,101
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 16.2 hh, Gray VERY QUIET RID 5 YEAR OLD GELDING
F: SUPER BOY
Eventing - Jumping - Hunting - Working Equitation
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€22,500
~ $26,377
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 7 years, 16.2 hh, Bay FABULOUS 16.2HH GELDING
F: SIRILLO | MF: GARRISON ROYAL
Working Equitation - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€19,000
~ $22,274
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 13 years, 16.2 hh, Bay Faulous top class 16.2hh SJ/AllrounderWorking Equitation - Dressage - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€14,000
~ $16,412
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 11 years, Chestnut SUPERLATIVE 11YR OLD SJ
F: VDL ARKANSAS | MF: BIG SINK HOPE
Working Equitation - Dressage - Jumping - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€17,000
~ $19,929
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 1 year, Chestnut OUTSTANDING YEARLING FILLY
F: BEACH BALL | MF: HOEKS LUDU
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€7,000
~ $8,206
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 5 years, 15 hh, Chestnut OUTSTANDING 15HH WHP/SHP
F: GORTFREE HERO | MF: CLONAKILTY HERO
Eventing - Jumping - Hunting - Working Equitation
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€17,500
~ $20,515
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 14 years, 15.2 hh, Bay TOP CLASS SJ/COHEventing - Jumping - Hunting - Working Equitation
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€35,000
~ $41,030
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 4 years, 17 hh, Bay SMASHING 17HH 3 YEAR OLD
F: BARELY A MOMENT | MF: RICARDO Z
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€17,500
~ $20,515
Add to watch list
New
Golden
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 7 years, 16 hh, Brown Dressage - Leisure - Jumping
Pferdezentrum Hof Becker
DE-28876
Oyten
€9,000
~ $10,551 ONO
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Mare, 5 years, 16.2 hh, Bay TALENTED EVENT/SJ 5 YEAR OLD
F: ME BIG CAT | MF: DREAM
Eventing - Dressage - Jumping - Working Equitation
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€25,000
~ $29,307
Add to watch list
New
Platinum
including video
Irish Sport Horse, Gelding, 5 years, 16.1 hh, Chestnut SUPER 5 YEAR OLD BY COBRA
F: COBRA | MF: COOLCORRAN COOL
Working Equitation - Jumping - Eventing - Hunting
Nagero Sport Horses
IE-Listowel
Ireland
€18,500
~ $21,688
Add to watch list
New
1 2 ... 6
Being found rather than looking for
with your personal request to your desired horse.
Gesuch aufgeben
to be found
  • j Describe yourself and your wishes
  • j receive your offer directly from certified buyers
  • j immediately online, duration of 90 days
only €14.99 €4.99
Place a request now
H



Irish Sport Horse (101)

Multiple choice

Pferdezentrum Hof Becker (2)

Blackshire Equestrian Centre (2)

Alex Wulf (9)

Reiterhof Hirschberg (1)

Rick de Jong (1)

Warmblood (101)

Mix (8)

Multiple choice
The British Hanoverian Horse Society (1)

Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain (2)

Appaloosa Horse Club USA (1)

Islandpferde-Reiter- und Züchterverband e.V (IPZV) (1)

Belgium (2)

France (2)

Germany (31)

Ireland (47)

Italy (1)

Luxembourg (2)

Netherlands (4)

Spain (1)

Sweden (1)

Switzerland (1)

United Kingdom (6)

United States (3)

Multiple choice
Companion (4)

School Horse / Pony (4)

Therap. Purposes (2)

For Beginners (4)

Green (1)

Broken-in (7)

Lunged (6)

Protect. Contract (2)

Incl. Tack (2)

Ground Work (5)

safe on the roads (17)

Allrounder (17)

Weight Carrier (3)

loads easily (19)

Five-Gaited (1)

Vet-Check (9)

Competition experience (8)

Halter accustomed (5)

Barefoot (4)

Stands for the farrier (17)

Suitable for children (9)

Directly from the breeder (1)

incl. Equidenpass (16)

pace horse (1)

No eczema (10)

for loan (1)

Standard seller (48)

premium seller (53)

Refine your search
Incl. video (52)

Page-1-Ad (57)

VAT can be stated separately (1)

Foal (6)

only auction horses (1)

Hide auction horses (100)

Online since
yesterday (26)

2 days (28)

3 days (30)

1 week (39)

2 weeks (45)

Use and characteristics of the Irish Sport Horse

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 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.

i