Closeup on day dress, c. 1904-08. If you don't see the pure awesomeness of this, allow me to explain: Every trim here is hand made. Someone, about a century ago, sat down, plotted this, bought the materials and built it, forming minute stitches one by one. The lace was knotted thread by thread. The embroidery stitch by stitch. each pintuck, folded and stitched down by hand. Yards and yards of work. This humbles me.
Irish Draught Sport Horse or Irish Hunter. The registry is pushing the newer sport horse designation. The product of breeding an Irish Draught Horse stallion to a hotblood or warmblood mare - usually thoroughbred - or breeding two Irish Sport Horses. It is Ireland's premier elite international competition horse.