How much does an Irish Sport Horse cost?
Irish sport horses can be difficult to find, depending on where you live. And they are often sold for $10,000 or more.
Where is Irish sport equine based?
While we reside in the Netherlands, we are actually from America. Connemara ponies can be expensive and hard to find in America. I would highly recommend Irish Sport Equine to American buyers.
Are Irish sport horses good for beginners?
Irish Sport Horses are typically good beginner horses. A traditional Irish Sport Horse is an offspring from a Thoroughbred and Irish Draught Horse cross. But be aware that sometimes Thoroughbreds produce high spirited horses. Warmbloods typically have the characteristics you want in a horse for the beginner rider.
How much does a sport horse cost?
The price of a Thoroughbred can range from $500 for an off-track Thoroughbred to $100,000+ for an elite racehorse. A decent hobby/amateur competition horse usually costs $3,000 – $5,000.
What is the lowest price for a horse?
To buy a horse, you can expect to pay between $100 – $10,000, depending on the horse breed’s pedigree, how you are planning to use the horse, and your location. The average cost of a hobby-horse is about $3,000. According to Seriously Equestrian, the most expensive horse breeds can cost up to $250,000.
Is a Connemara an Irish Sport Horse?
The Irish Sport Horse is believed to descend from the Irish Hobby, a breed that was extinct by the 1700s, but dated back to 700BC. Crossed with thoroughbreds, Irish Draughts, and Connemara ponies, the hobby lived on as the Irish Hunter, which became the Irish Sport Horse with the establishment of the studbook in 1974.
What kind of horses do we breed in Ireland?
We breed Connemara, Irish Draught and Half-bred sport horses and cobs. We also purchase some of the best young Irish horses and cobs and along with our own, school and produce them to make Hunters, Trekking Cobs, Riding School Horses, Show jumpers and Competition Irish Sport Horses. A Dream come true! Abbey – Class 1 mare with eventing experience!
Who delivers Irish sport horses to the UK?
Gerty has been involved with Irish Sport Horses all her life. Bramhams of Buckingham and Gillies Transport deliver our horses to the UK every week or 10 days depending on sales. John Brophy Bloodstock Transport International Limited delivers our horses to France, Belgium.
What is the Irish Sport Horse series?
This series is the backbone of the industry and is responsible for the fundamental change in Ireland’s progression to the production of world class Irish Sport Horses. I look forward to competing my young Irish Sport Horses through these classes for years to come.”
Is Irish sport equine the right horse for me?
I’ve had him for 5 days and he is exactly what Gerty told us he would be and more, I love him so much and I’m so glad we waited because he truly is the perfect horse for me. Gerty really has a nack for finding the right horse for you. I would recommend Irish Sport Equine to anyone everywhere as it really is an amazing place with amazing horses.