Spring Show set to Break Records in Final Year at Peterborough

The largest gathering of Shire horses in the world will descend on Peterborough in March for what is set to be the Shire Horse Society’s most successful Spring Show. A record number of entrants have already signed up to the three-day event, which takes place at the East of England Showground on March 15, 16 and 17. Enthusiasts will travel […] Continue Reading

Fentimans Team Up with Shire Horse Society for 2013 Spring Show

The Shire Horse Society has unveiled a major new sponsor for its 2013 Spring Show. Fentimans, famous for its botanical brews including Dandelion and Burdock, Victorian Lemonade and Ginger Beer, has teamed up with the Shire Horse Society to support its flagship event, which takes place at the East of England Showground, in Peterborough, on March 15, 16 and 17. […] Continue Reading

Shire horses shine at Olympic Opening Ceremony

All eyes were on Britain’s native Shire horses on Friday when more than a billion people from around the world tuned in to watch the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. Five Shire horses from Drayhorse Shires in Kent took centre stage during the opening sequence of Danny Boyle’s breathtaking ceremony – Isle of Wonder. The Shires appeared pulling two omnibuses and […] Continue Reading