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Western Region Irish Draught Foal Championship 2015


Prize Fund: €1,150 plus Galway Crystal

 Kindly sponsored by The Boat Inn, Oughterard, Co. Galway and Galway Crystal


Rules & Conditions


  1. This Championship is confined to Irish Draught Foals, the progeny of a Class 1 (R.I.D.) Irish Draught Mare and an Irish Draught Stallion that is classified as Class 1 (ID C1) in the Irish Draught Horse Studbook.
  2. The competition is open to either colt or filly foals.
  3. Dams passports must be produced at qualifying shows and at the final.

      Foals passports / stallion owners covering certs must be produced at final.

  1. Foals must be led at all times.
  2. One qualifier per show or two qualifiers if the standard is high enough at the judge’s discretion.
  3. On completion of judging, stewards must inform the successful competitor to visit the secretary’s office at the qualifying show within one hour and complete the necessary documentation for entry to the final.

      Note it is the responsibility of the exhibitor to make sure his/her foal is entered for the final.

  1. Show Secretaries must forward the completed result cards, together with appropriate fee to the Oughterard Show secretary within 5 days of holding the qualifying class.
  2. The Oughterard Show in consultation with the sponsor reserve the right to amend the rules as may be necessary.

     It is envisaged that this competition will continue to give a new impetus to Irish Draught  breeding and encourage farmers to produce quality Irish Draught stock on western farms.


Entry Fee to Final:  €20.00                                                                                             PRIZE FUND: €1,150


Prizes: 1st €375, Cup & Galway Crystal Vase, 2nd €225, 3rd €170, 4th €100, 5th €75 & 6th €50.  All other finalists will also receive a piece of Galway Crystal.  All competitors who attend final and are not on top six will receive €40. A prize will also be presented for Combination of Best Turned out Foal and most Suitably Dressed Handler.


All competitors who attend Final and are not in the top six will receive €40.


A prize will be presented for Combination of Best Turned out Foal and most Suitably Dressed Handler.


All Enquiries to: Show Office: 086 1517289