Mr Arthur Goodwin

The Society is sorry to inform you of the passing of Mr Arthur Goodwin of the Crossfields prefix. We send our deepest condolences to Mr Goodwin’s family.

2020 Photographic Competition

SHIRE HORSE UK & OVERSEAS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2020 How to enter The competition calls for images to be submitted at a minimum size of 300dpi, so it is recommended that entrants use a camera that takes shots of 6 megapixels or above. ENTRY IS FREE. Three pictures can be submitted for each entry.  Only hard copies (any size) will be […] Continue Reading

Christmas Merchandise

Christmas Merchandise OrdersThe last date for merchandise orders via the website is 11 am on Wednesday 18 December. Don’t forget if you’re looking for last minute gift ideas we have discounted National Shire Horse Show tickets available to download immediately right up to and after Christmas! #shirehorsesociety #charitymerchandise

Mr Ged Middleton

The Society is sorry to learn of the passing of Mr Ged Middleton from Lincolnshire.  Mr Middleton was a Life Member and former Panel Judge, bred Shires under the prefix ‘Ferry.’ The Society sends its deepest condolences to Mr Middleton’s wife, Rita and family.

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