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  The 2013 IDHSNA annual show committee is excited to announce that the schedule for the 2013 IDHSNA Annual show has been finalized and the date(s) and location set, August 15-18, 2013 at Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility, 4200 State Road 429, Carson City, NV 89704. Click here to view the facility!  
WHAT A SHOW! The IDHSNA Annual Show enjoyed a fine and fun turnout of horses and members. Everyone seemed to have a good time! Thanks to all the volunteers, the Show Committee, our judges and everyone who was able to attend!

Photos, photos, photos! Whether or not you were able to attend enjoy these great photographs of the Show. Go to LeahEarlePhotography.com locate the IDHSNA galleries and use the access code: Irish2013.

Full information on ordering is available there. Thanks Leah for such great photos.

Congratulations to the Champions! Click here for a PDF listing of the Overall and other show Champions, complete with pedigree information.

Full Show Results: Click here for a full listing of show results (PDF file).

A quick note on results - if you see any spelling/ownership, etc. errors please let Karen know by emailing kareneyoung@yahoo.com. These results will be provided to the Blarney for inclusion in the Yearbook and we'd like to have them perfect.


Stallion Parade Information Sheet

SHOW PREMIUM: Loaded in two parts. Part I = Premium Content. Part II = Entry Forms. ENTRIES CLOSE - July 15, 2013. Entries after July 15 will incur a late fee. Click HERE for the Premium online!

Thursday, August 15, 2013
Breed Inspections - Indoor Arena
8:30 AM Vet Checks for Inspections begin in front of the Indoor Arena
9:00 AM First horse to be inspected in the Indoor Arena
Friday, August 16, 2013
In-Hand Breed Classes / Annual General Meeting
10:00 AM In-Hand Breed Classes (1-20)
7:00 PM Annual General Meeting - Open to all current members of the
Irish Draught Horse Society of North America (IDHSNA).
The Meeting will be held at
4200 State Road 429, Carson City, NV 89704
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Dressage Classes - Dressage Court
9:00 AM Dressage Classes (21-40)
USEA FEH Classes (41-46) - Following Dressage
1:00 PM Stallion Parade
7:30 PM IDHSNA Dinner & Silent Auction
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Hunter & Jumper Classes - Indoor Arena
8:30 AM Hunter/Jumper Classes (Classes 49-89)
1:00 PM Stallion Parade
Please note that the Show Committee reserves the right to make any changes to the schedule that they deem necessary. *Times are approximate and are contingent on class conclusion considerations.


ADVERTISERS / VENDORS: Plan on advertising in the IDHSNA Annual Show Program! Deadline is July 31, 2013. Premium Ad Space still available. Conact Karen Young for availability and pricing. Ad design will be available and included in the price of an ad.

Vendors: If you are interested in a booth for the 2013 show, contact Mary Ann Healy for details.




SPONSORSHIP: Don't forget to sponsor a class or championship! Contact Lisa Kemp about sponsorship!!




STALLION OWNERS: If you are bringing your stallion to the IDHSNA Annual Show and Inspections, and your stallion is Inspected and Approved for breeding (RID / RIDSH), we hope you will participate in our Stallion Parade which will take place at approximately 1:00 PM on both Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18. If you are interested in participating download and complete the Stallion Parade Information Sheet, then contact Jess Walker or call (208) 610-4869 to let her know you plan on participating.




HOTELS: The IDHSNA Show Committee has set up blocks of rooms for the 2013 show at two locations - one in Carson City near the show site and one in Reno.
Atlantis Casino and Resort - 3800 S. Virginia Street Reno NV 89502; (775) 825-4700; Toll Free (800) 723-6500; www. atlantiscasino.com. Rooms are booked under Irish Draught Horse Society. Rates are: Wed 8-14 $79.00, Thu 8-15 $79.00, Fri 8-16 $119. Sat. 8-17 $119. Sun 8-18 $79.

Holiday Inn Express - 4055 North Carson Street, Carson City NV 89706; (775) 283-4055; (800) 315-2621; www.holidayinn.com. Rooms are booked under Irish Draught Horse Society. Rates are: Wed 8-14 $79.00, Thu 8-15 $79.00, Fri 8-16 $119. Sat. 8-17 $119. Sun 8-18 $79.

There is no sleeping at the show grounds. No camping. No living quarter trailers. Special rooms rate for either hotel have been held over. Book your room as soon as possible to ensure the special rate!




If you have a donation for the Silent Auction, please complete this form. You may also contact Christina Moutray and advise her of your donation. We encourage donations to be committed prior to the event to make it into the show program.

Logo Polo Wraps
Custom Farm Tee Shirts
"Legend" Basket
Basket of coffees from three states + all the fixings
Equestrian books
SSG Winter gloves
Perri's Oversized Green Halter
Wine and Cheese Basket
Walker Resort getaway + Cross Country vacation for your horse
Texas Basket
OPI nail polish
4 leaf clover stock pin and shamrock socks
Florida Seaside Basket
Leather Wallet
IDHSNA saddle pad signed by the Irish riders at Rolex
Breeding to Bridon Beale Street RID
North East Region Basket complete with Denny's book!
Breeding to Silver Galtee RIDSH
Website Design
OLID Breyer model
North West Region Basket
80 inch Fly Sheet
Red Rock Hounds Hunt Capping
Red Rock Hounds Horse livery for a day
4 Waterford Old Fashion glasses
Waterford Crystal bowl
Silver and bead necklace
Glass bowl with RID engraving
Custom made Glass necklaces
Atlantis resort package
Leather Oversized Halter
Custom browband

If you are unable to attend please call an attendee and have them bid for you. You will be given a number and can "win" any of these fine item. Payment can be made through the IDHSNA website and our PayPal account using a Credit Card. Bid high and bid often! Let's set another record for raising funds for the IDHSNA this year.




LATE FEES WAIVED for 2013 Inspections!!
There is still time to sign up and have your Irish Draught or Irish Draught Sport Horse inspected in 2013 by our Irish judges Ger O'Sullivan and Gillian Devenney. You may add on Linear Profiling or bring your previously inspected RID or RIDSH to be linear profiled by the judges! More information on Linear Profiling may be found HERE.

Tuesday, August 13 Montague, NJ Contact Ann Morss
Thursday, August 15 Carson City, NV Contact Sandy Williams
Monday, August 19 Hugo, MN Contact Susan Jensen
Wednesday, August 21 Ocala, FL Contact Sue Rowdon

Click here for more information on the IDHSNA Inspection process, handler attire, etc.
To find out if your horse is eligible for inspection contact: Registrar & Member Services Coordinator, Priscilla Menard at 859-455-8090.

You may also contact your Regional Chair for more information.



Friday, August 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility
4200 State Road 429, Carson City, NV 89704


German native Jans Richter is a highly regarded professional sport horse handler at inspections and horse shows throughout the USA and Europe. With over 15 years of experience, he has handled horses at Oldenburg, Hanoverian, Holstein, and RPSI Inspections to name a few. He is appreciated for his quiet and effective style presenting mares, foals, and stallions at their very best. We are fortunate to have him attending the IDHSNA Inspections and Annual Show in Carson City, Nevada in August 2013. If you are interested to have him handle your horse(s), please contact him directly. His cell phone number is (925) 330-0721and email at jens@globalequinesires.com

Contact either braider set up your own appointment
Katie Kaiser 530-545-0826
Ali McCool email: alimcjumps@gmail.com

Leah Earle and Lisa Jayne

Kelly Nicols 916-712-5342 or email: kelly8311@yahoo.com (Thunder Equine Services)


FEH: The IDHSNA Annual Show will once again present the Future Event Horse Classes in conjunction wit our Annual Breed Show. Entry for this part of the competition is open to all USEA registered horses that meet the FEH class criteria. More information about the FEH may be found on the USEA website or the FEH Facebook Page. Documents such as Future Event Horse Entry Form (R2013), FEH Tips for Competitors, and Handlers (R2013), FEH Policies, Procedures, and Protocols (R2013) may be found on the USEA website.