ACRES: Important Notice

  • 6 December 2023, 14:11

Request for Acres letters can be made to our dedicated mailbox or phone us on +353 45 850800.

Please note under ACRES circular no.8/2022 Horse Sport Ireland are the only body designated to issue ACRES letters for the Irish Draught Horse, letters from any other body purporting to be an ACRES letter for the Irish Draught Breed are not eligible for ACRES scheme drawdown.

Please see the detail below for the designated issuing bodies for horses and ponies:

Connemara Pony: Connemara Pony Breeders Society, CPBS Offices The Showgrounds Clifden Co. Galway
Tel: 095 –21863 Email: Web:

Irish Draught: Horse Sport Ireland Beech House, Millennium Park, Naas Co. Kildare
Phone: 045 -850800 Email: Web:

Kerry Bog Pony: The Kerry Bog Pony Co-Operative Society, Rosetown Lodge Newbridge Co. Kildare
Email: Web:

If you still have 2023 foals to register, please ensure to send in your application as soon as possible. There is a significant cost increase applied for all yearling registration as it is outside their year of birth.
For more information on our fees see Registrations Fees 2023

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