Today they are used for a multitude of purposes, including farming, draught horse
showing, logging, and recreation.
Delyth said: "The Irish Draught Horse
Society (GB) works tirelessly to ensure that the breed conforms to the standard set by the mother Society in Ireland; a pleasant head, good, quality bone, short shins, deep body, good strong loins and hindquarters and an active, powerful stride.
An exceptional showcase for French livestock breeding, the SOMMET DE LEoACAOEaAeLEVAGE 2010 will for 3 days host close to 1,900 animals of very high genetic quality, both for competition or display: 22 cattle breeds, 26 sheep breeds and 16 horse breeds (including the 9 French draught horse
Among them is Irish Draught horse
Ben, five, who was rescued from thugs who planned to feed him to hounds.
What name is given to the two-piece collar of a draught horse
to which the traces are attached?
Ferdia, a six-year-old draught horse
, will be handed over at a ceremony in Tallaght to begin training as the Garda's 13th horse at the unit's base in the Aras an Uachtarain stables in Phoenix Park.
She's got good conformation, a good temperament and eats like a draught horse
The extensive collection includes a Park Dray on four wheels with shafts and pole, Marston Wagonette with shafts and pole, an eight-seat wagonette with disk breaks, a Victoria Carriage with leather hood, a ladies' Phaeton, a Charlie Pinney Hitch cart, breaking cart for a heavy horse, a Gambo Body plough, a Norfolk Market Cart on 60" wheels, an Ox cart and pole, a Ransome Simms Plough, a Pierce Finger Bar Mower, pairs show harness and pairs working harness and various draught horse
implement harnesses, ploughs and ridges.
GRAHAM BRADLEY cut it fine but made a dream comeback to the saddle when scoring aboard Irish draught horse
Brummel in a celebrity Flat race at Stratford last night.
RARE draught horses
are being used to clear woodland for the first time in half a century.
5-ton carriage of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery was drawn by six black Irish draught horses
over Tower Bridge and past Buckingham Palace.
MARTIN CLUNES - HEAVY HORSE POWER ITV, 9pm Two years ago, Martin Clunes added two Clydesdale draught horses
to the menagerie at his Dorset farm.