Vote for Us!

Can you help us please?We are asking our members and friends to please vote for the Shire Horse Society in the East Essex Insurance charity good causes giveaway. It really is a very quick process and when asked for the Charity number this is 210619. Thank you and if you can ask you friends to do the same it really […] Continue Reading

Mr Dave Wilshaw

The Society has been informed of the sad passing of Dave Wilshaw. Dave worked for over 30 years with Philip Moss’s Hillmoor Shires and was a great friend to many. The Society sends its condolences to Mr Wilshaw’s family and friends.

Horse of the Year Show 2020

We are pleased to announce that Mr Richard Green and Mr Bill Massey have been selected to judge at HOYS in 2020. Mr Green will judge the Shire Horse of the Year final and Mr Massey the conformation Judge for the British Ridden Heavy Horse final. The Society sends its congratulations to you both. #HOYS2020 #shirehorsesociety #teamshire #shirehorses

Young Judges Competition

The Society held the second Young Judges Competition in 2019 to encourage new Judges and provide support and training to aid their development. Consisting of a team and individual competition it is hoped that many of the competitors and those who attend the training sessions will then apply for assessment for the adult judging panel when they reach the age […] Continue Reading

2020 Council Elections

Please note that anyone wishing to be included in the 2020 Council Elections, (including current members of Council who wish to stand for re-election), the office will require your nominations, a photograph and a brief ‘CV’ of no more than 100 words by Thursday, 2nd January 2020.  The photograph and ‘CV’ will be printed in the annual accounts and sent […] Continue Reading

North West and Wales Foal Show

Tomorrow (Saturday 12th October) is the North West and Wales Foal Show and Sale at Southview Equestrian Centre, Wettenhall, Winsford, CW7 4DL. The Society will be in attendance and will happily collect foal registrations, stallion certificates etc and looks forward to seeing lots of you there. The Young Judges competition will also take place and we are excited to see […] Continue Reading

2019 Shire Horse of the Year Winner!

Congratulations to Fellthorpe Esther Jane and Mr Paul Bedford who won the prestigious Shire Horse of the Year Championship at HOYS this evening. The official results provided by HOYS are shown here

It’s an exciting weekend for Shire horse enthusiasts!

With the Osberton Working Horse Festival (Saturday 5th October and Sunday 6th October ), the Rare Breeds of the Year Show on Saturday at Arena UK, Grantham and the final on Sunday evening of the Shire Horse of the Year Championship at HOYS (NEC, Birmingham) we are looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible. The Working Horse […] Continue Reading

Mr Keith Wright’s Service

Mr Keith Wright’s Thanksgiving Service will be held on Wednesday 16th October at St Mary’s, Church End, Haynes, Bedford at 11.15am. The cremation will be for close family only before the service. Refreshments will be served after the service. The Society sends its condolences to Mr Wright’s family.

Results of the McNeil Family British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year Championship

This championship took place at the Horse of the Year Show on Thursday 3rd October 2019 with seven Shires included in the class. Shire horses stood in the top four spots with the championship awarded to Melindwr Lady Olwen owned by Montserrat Sport Horse and ridden by Abigail Gresty. Richard and Emma Green from Lancashire qualified a record number of […] Continue Reading