The Irish Sport Horse is an all-purpose breed of horse that has been bred in Ireland for centuries. It is known for its athleticism, agility and strength, making it a popular choice for show jumping, eventing and other competitive equestrian sports. They are particularly well-suited to cross-country due to their superb jumping technique, powerful gallop and great endurance. They have a distinctive look with white markings on their faces and legs, compact frames and a deep chest. They are intelligent horses with docile temperaments, making them suitable mounts for all levels of riders.