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  The 2014 IDHSNA annual show committee is excited to announce the 2014 Annual Breed Show and Inspection will be held at The Dream Park Show Facility (www.dreamparknj.com), located in Logan Township, New Jersey on Oct 30 through Nov 2 , 2014. This premier facility is about 1/2 hour south west of Philadelphia (that's 5 hours from Boston; 8-1/2 hours from Charlotte, NC.; 10 hours from Lexington, KY; 12 hours from Chicago, IL; 2 hours from Baltimore, MA; and 8 hours from Toronto, Canada!) Click here to view the facility!  

photos throughout the site from 2013 show - Leah Earle Photography
2014 Annual Show! There is still time to enter the IDHSNA annual show with a one-time late fee. So pick your classes and get those entries in! A complete class listing may be found by clicking here.

Stabling Update: Owner's horses will be accommodated Sunday night at the Dream Park for $40. You must make a reservation and check out time is 6 am Monday morning. Late checkout Monday will be an additional $10 per stall. contact Ann Morss or Tom Green for additional information.

Looks like we will have a fine and fun turnout of horses and members. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Join us for the The Banquet & Silent Auction on Saturday, November 1!
Held at the Holiday Inn Philadelphia South - Swedesboro
Cocktails start at 7 pm (cash bar) and the Banquet starts at 8 pm
Aidan O'Connell will be our Master of Ceremonies
contact Ann Morss or call (585) 704-0985 for more information.
Tickets are $40 each and may be paid for via the IDHSNA Make a Payment page by clicking here. Mention Annual Show Banquet in "I am paying for" please.


SHOW PREMIUM: Loaded in two parts. Part I = Complete Show Premium. Part II = Entry Forms. ENTRIES CLOSE - October 18, 2014. Late entries accepted, but will incur a one time late fee. Classes (except Dressage) may be added up to the day before with no late penalties.

SHOW SCHEDULE at a glance: Click here for the full list
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
Breed Inspections - Indoor Arena
1:00 PM Vet Checks for Inspections begin in front of the Indoor Arena
1:30 PM First horse to be inspected
7:00 PM Wine and Cheese Welcome at Holidat Inn
Friday, Oct 31, 2014
Dressage / Annual General Meeting
8:30 AM Dressage classes (1-16)
12:00 PM Lunch break / Ring Change
1:00 PM Prospect Classes
2:00 PM Combined Test Stadium Class
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 The Dream Park Annex (more info below)
Saturday, Nov 1, 2014
In-hand Classes and Jumper Classes
8:30 AM In-hand Classes (26-45)
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Stallion Parade (approx time)
2:00 PM Jumper Classes (73-87)
7:00 PM Cocktails begin (Holiday Inn)
8:00 PM IDHSNA Dinner & Silent Auction Banquet Begins
Sunday, Nov 2, 2014
Hunter & Irish Hunter Classes
TBA Hunter Classes (46-70)
TBA Irish Hunter Classes (71 & 72)
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: Advertise in the IDHSNA Annual Show Program! Premium Ad Space still available. Contact Christina Muller for more information and to place your ad.

The IDHSNA 2014 Annual Show Program is a wonderful way to reach out to visitors and your fellow competitors.  It is a unique opportunity to let everyone know what your horses have been doing, for stallion owners it is a reminder to mare owners for the next breeding season, and most importantly a way to let people know what horses you have for sale.  Below is the breakout on the costs for advertising:
Ad design and content material contact: Sarah Batzing Cole
Sarah.batzingcole@gmail.com with a
Subject Line: IDHSNA Annual Show.
Order deadline: October 22, 2014.
Credit card or PayPal payment may be made ONLINE at: www.irishdraught.com/makeapayment




SPONSORSHIP: Don't forget to sponsor a class or championship! Contact Beth Goettel about sponsorship!! Plenty of great classes left to choose from. More information HERE.




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 a Stallion Parade. If you are interested in participating contact Ann Morss or call (585) 704-0985 to let her know. The Stallion Parade will be held only if there is sufficient interest.




HOTELS: The IDHSNA Show Committee has reserved a block of rooms for the 2014 show. Book your room now for the IDHSNA annual show Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, 2014!

We have 70 rooms available at the Holiday Inn Philadelphia South - Swedesboro. Rooms are just $89.00 per night plus tax, and rooms have been booked already! Be sure to mention the Irish Draught Horse Society when making a reservation. The hotel is also the site for the Annual Banquet.

For more information on the hotel CLICK HERE. The Hotel is 6 miles from the Dream Park Facility, it has a large gathering area in the Lobby, lots of chairs, tables, etc. for relaxing. There are several restaurants near-by including Applebys, Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds, Wendys,

2 Chinese/Asian Restaurants, 2 Pizza places, a Shrimp place, a Village Pub, a Café & Grill, 1 large grocery & another smaller one located with 1 of the 2 gas stations, a Rite Aid and a Firestone Service Center, all close to the Hotel!

The Hotel also has a Face Book page.

Reservation must be made by October 10, 2014.

See you there!




If you have a donation for the Silent Auction, thank you! Contact Christina Moutray and advise her of your donation. Please complete this form and include it with your donation by October 28, 2014. We encourage donations to be committed prior to the event to make it into the show program. Mail donations to:

Ann Morss
4281 Huston Road
Geneseo, NY 14454


Organizers are working on an online option for some auction items, so check back soon!

Two Hunt Prints
Keary Field Gray Sweatshirt and green Baseball Cap
Print of an original Painting by Jennifer Sears-Vanderwerken -the horse is called Arianrhod, by Silver Galtee
Original Laurie Pace Oil Painting on canvas & board of 3 horses, 9x12
Handmade Brush Box with wine & assorted goodies
Saddle Pad signed by Gina Miles & McKinleigh
Original Acrylic Painting & Frame of Connamara Stallion 1 by Amanda Pierce
Big Basket of Goodies including Equine Care Series Collection by Oster
It's a Pink Thing - Basket, everything a girl needs to be ready for the show ring
Irish Texan Coffee Set - ID & IDSH coffee mugs, Progress Austin Cowboy Blend Coffee & a Dallas Coffee Mug
No Whining Zone - 1 Bottle Texas Red Wine & Bottle Opener, Cocktail Napkins, Dark Chocolate with Raspberry Filling, a *no whining* Sticker for a vehicle, it's the word *whining* with the line drawn thru!
Passion Frame----*I HEART Irish Draught Horses* License Plate in hot pink with black lettering
"Key to your Heart" / "Kiss Me I'm Irish" Key Fob with green key ready to be cut and a Walmart Gift Card for $10.00
Denny's Emerson's Book, "How Good Riders Get Good" signed by Denny
Basket of New York Wine, Sunflower Oil, Maple Syrup, Soaps, etc.
Tail Gate or Trail Gate - ID apron, The Salt Lick Bar B Que Cookbook, Dry rub, Hill Country Sausage and Cheeze it's!
Quillin Leather Halter - Foal
Quillin Leather Halter - Weanling
Quillin Leather Halter - Yearling
Quillin Leather Halter - Warmblood

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.




Additional 2014 Inspection dates and sites
There is still time to sign up and have your Irish Draught or Irish Draught Sport Horse inspected by our Irish judges Michael Kirwan and Denis Dullea.

Oct. 24
Seneca, Illinois
at Coyote Junction Equestrian
9:30 am start time; Conformation clinic to follow inspections. All are welcome.
Contact Susan Jensen
Oct. 26
Villa Rica, Georgia
Willowbrook Equestrian Center 395 Powell Chapel Road, Villa Rica, GA 30180
Contact Sue Rowdon
Oct. 28
Carson City, Nevada
at Frankstown Meadows Equestrian Center
Contact Sandy Williams
Oct. 30
Logan Township, New Jersey
at The Dream Park Show Facility
Contact Ann Morss

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, October 31 at 7 pm
The Dream Park Annex
400 Rt 130 South
Swedesboro, New Jersey

(856) 241-1415

All current IDHSNA members are encouraged to attend.




Candace Scheirer
If numbers warrant, Candace will bring additional braiders, so sign up early!

Anne Osman
609 432 1661.

Gigi Mayne

Gigi Mayne


IDHSNA Saddle Pads - Last Chance
Almost gone! If you are looking for All Purpose saddle pads in hunter green or white; Dressage pads in black, white or white with black trim, don't wait any longer. A very limited supply remains. They are beautiful and only $48.00 each. The last pads will be available during the IDHSNA annual show. Attend the annual show and buy a saddle pad, too. Thank you for supporting the IDHSNA! You can never have too many saddle pads!!!