THE Laois Branch of the IDHBA is running their annual show in Stradbally on Sunday, July 3rd and all are most welcome to come along and join in the fun.

There is a full range of in-hand classes for Youngstock, Mares and foals. The feature class on the day is the Laois Breeders Championship Class which is open to all Class 1 and Class 2 Irish Draught mares with a foal at foot. This class has a prize fund of €1,000 which is supported by the HSI Breeding grant.

There will also be ridden and working hunter classes for Irish Draught and Traditional Irish Horses. The Traditional Irish Horse Association is also presenting a special prize to the Champion Traditional Irish Horse on the day. So put the date in your diaries and phones!

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