An initiative of Horse Sport Ireland


Ireland has a worldwide and famous reputation for the production of exceptional equine sporting and leisure horses and ponies. From top performance to leisure, the Irish horse can match every rider’s ability and ambition. International buyers coming to Ireland to source their ideal horse and pony will find quality horses from established Registered Sellers on the Irish Horse Gateway

Breeding is the largest sector in Ireland’s Sport Horse sector and there are currently over 15,000 active breeders. The current Sport Horse population in Ireland is estimated at over 124,000 animals.

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Irish Horse Breeds
Ireland, Land of the Horse, produces some of the finest Irish horse breeds in the world. Learn more about Irish horse breeds.

Horse Sport Ireland’s Online Database
‘CapallOir’ is Horse Sport Ireland’s online database of horses including pedigree, progeny and performance data of over 400,000 animals in the Irish Sport Horse and Irish Draughts Studbooks. Thanks to FEI, Showjumping Ireland, Eventing Ireland, AIRC and British Eventing the database contains live links connecting animal records in the database to their competition records in the respective organisations’s database. Visit ‘CapallOir’ here.

Passports & Registrations

Horse Sport Ireland maintains the Irish Horse Register. This includes all animals registered in the Irish Sport Horse Studbook, the Irish Draught Studbook and the Irish Cob Studbook.  View the full range of registration services available with Horse Sport Ireland.


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    Winning Ways for Irish Sport Horse Beech Hill Lucia in Kuwait

    Press Release – Lisbeg Farms (29/01/18) ‘Irish Sport Horse Beech Hill Lucia takes home extra horse power in Kuwait with Ali Al Khorafi.’ Bred by Alex Tracy, Beech Hill Lucia was purchased by Lisbeg Farms as a five-year-old and produced in Ireland. Piloted by Jenny Rankin, the Luidam mare had much success while competing in Ireland […]

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    Irish Sport Horse MHS Attraction to Sergio Alvarez Moya

    Sergio Alvarez Moya, Spain’s leading Showjumper, purchased the Irish Sport Horse MHS Attraction at the end of 2017. The current world number 15 and the Irish-bred mare are now entered for their first FEI show together – Oliva CSI2* in Valencia, Spain, this week. MHS Attraction was bred by Michael Brennan and went on to win […]