Irish Sport Horses for Sale (32)
The Irish Sports horse is a warm-blooded equine known for its ability to stay calm while demonstrating impressive stamina. This is a multitalented horse. Nowadays, Irish Sports breed is used for endurance and general riding, jumping, hunting, and various work activities. Irish Sports horse is developed by breeding the Irish Draught Horse to a Thoroughbred. Irish Sports equine gets the stamina, good temper, dense bones, and courage from the Irish Draught horse, and speed and grace from the Thoroughbred. In the 19th century when the show jumping became an international sport, Irish Sports horse was developed. Thanks to this breed, Ireland earned a reputation of a country that produced some of the finest sports horses in the world. Irish Sports Horses stand about 17 hands high and come in 14 colors, including the most common bay, chestnut, gray, white, black, and roan. These horses are very intelligent and easy to train. They are excellent fox hunters but are mostly used for competition and dressage. Their sure-footedness is excellent. In 2000 and 2008, Irish Horses won Olympic golden medals in show jumping. The overall number of these horses is rather small compared to other breeds in the modern registries. You can find several of them for sale right here.