Membership……join today….

Without the support of our dedicated Members, the Shire Horse Society would be unable to carry on and expand its work in the promotion and protecting the well being of the Shire Horse.




Various categories of membership are available and means of payment, please refer to our members application form for full details.

To encourage you to join remember full membership entitles you to the following:

FREE ENTRY to the Shire Horse Society’s National Shire Horse Show in March.*

FREE ENTRY to other nominated Society Events, Shows and Head Office Open Day at Shire Farm, Rockingham.

Register approved Shires in the Society’s Stud Book and Grading Register at discounted rates

Compete for the Society’s special awards at Affiliated Shows

Entitlement to voting rights at General Meetings

Qualification for election to the Council and for appointment to its key Committees

Free entry into Society Approved Centres.

Junior Membership – 17 years and under

*Except for memberships taken out after the Show in March.  All memberships are due for renewal on the 1st January.

Apply for Membership today and be part of this worthwhile charity.

Visit our forms page to download membership application and Direct Debit form.

If you have any queries concerning membership, contact us via email:

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If you’re already a member please call the office to acquire the promotional code.Forest Holidays Cabin Picture 2016






Members registered for VAT are able to reclaim the VAT element of their subscription. VAT is included at the standard rate. The Shire Horse Society’s VAT registration number is 120 9218 03.

Income Tax

The approval of the commissioners of the Inland Revenue has been received by the society whereby the whole of the subscription paid by members (who qualify for relief under section 201 of the Income and Corporation Tax Act, 1988) will be allowed as a deduction from their emoluments assessable to income tax under Schedule E. P358 forms can be obtained from tax offices for purposes of claim.