The Irish Sport Horse, or Irish Hunter, is an Irish breed of warmblood sporting horse, used mostly for dressage, eventing and show-jumping. It was bred from 1923 by cross-breeding of Irish Draught and Thoroughbred stock.
Are Irish sports horses fast?
Physically, Irish sport horses are known for being strong, fast, and versatile. And they have exceptionally powerful hindquarters that help give them their incredible balance and jumping ability.
What breed of horse is the friendliest?
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How high can Irish sport horses jump?
Irish Sport Horse
|Other names||Irish Hunter Irish Draught Sport Horse (USA)|
|Country of origin||Ireland|
|Use||dressage eventing show-jumping|
How old is a 28 year old horse in human years?
The first two horse years are equal to 6.5 human years. This means when a horse is 2 years old, it’s the equivalent of a 13-year-old human.
Here is a horse years into human year chart:
|Horse Years||Human Years|