The Irish Sport Horse is an Irish horse breed, which derived from the Irish Draught Horse. Therefore, those heavy horses were crossed with English Thoroughbreds for refinement. The breeding aim was to breed sport horses having a tendency to the disciplines jumping and eventing. Irish sport ho ... More about the horse breed Irish Sport Horse
Blackshires Arik - 2021 Irish x Hanoverian colt! Contact us for additional information. This is a big, substantative colt who is also athletic, intelligent and brave.
Arik is by our purebred Irish Draught stallion Blackshires Ares out of our imported Elite Hanoverian mare EM Rhwanda (Rotspon x Gibraleon x Wendekreis).
Elite Mare Rhwanda has offspring competing through Grand Prix dressage and offspring competing in Hunters. Elite Mare Rhwanda was third in her group at the 2001 Hanoverian Foal Championships in Verden, Germany with a score of 8.8. She was bought at the 2001 Hanoverian Elite Mare and Foal Auction in Germany by Rolling Stone Farms. At her Hanoverian inspection at RSF in 2004, she received an overall score of 7.0, with 8's on head, neck, foreleg, typiness and femininity. At the same time, as a green broke three year old, she successfully completed the mare performance test with an overall score of 7.44, tying for the high score mare performance test score of the day. She received a well deserved score of 8 for rideability and also for both jumping scores.