Key Dates in History of WSI
Tom Reed, Dawn Kelly, and Claire Wood begin meeting with officials from the Department of Agriculture (DAFM) to discuss how a license could be granted to create and manage a new breed, the Irish Warmblood.
A comprehensive application for a studbook license is submitted by Irish Warmblood Studbook Ltd to DAFM during the last week of the year.
19 March 2009:
The Irish Minister of Agriculture grants a license to Irish Warmblood Studbook Ltd to operate a studbook for the Irish Warmblood breed.
11 November 2014:
WSI becomes a Full Member of the WBFSH.
12 April 2017:
WSI members establish Irish Warmblood Foundation (IWF).
9 September 2017:
WSI and IWF hold the inaugural Irish Warmblood Festival.