Passport Notice update.

Society Notice. Passport layout Changes…please note the deadline for 2015 foal registrations is 30th November, thereafter double fees apply. Please be aware that in order to clear any backlog new registrations will not be accepted after Wednesday 9th December for 2015 born foals in the current format. This is because a new passport layout is being introduced from 1st January […] Continue Reading

Horse of the Year Show Qualifiers 2016 – 2018.

SHIRE HORSE OF THE YEAR QUALIFIERS 2016 – 2018 Plus. Plus. Plus. Cheshire County Derbyshire County 2016 2017 2018 Edenbridge & Oxted Ashbourne Bakewell Ashbourne Great Eccleston Lincolnshire Newark Heckington Great Yorkshire Essex Suffolk Essex Nantwich South Wales Royal Welsh South Wales National Shire Show (x2) Anglesey Denbigh & Flintshire Anglesey Newport Devon County Bath & West Three Counties Royal […] Continue Reading

PRESS RELEASE October 2015 Volunteer area coordinators support Shire Horse Society A charity dedicated to protecting and promoting Shire horses has appointed a string of volunteer area coordinators to help secure the future of the endangered breed. The volunteers will spread the word about the Shire Horse Society and act as local representatives at events, as well as liaise with […] Continue Reading

Photographic Competition.

SHIRE HORSE EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2016  How to enter: The competition calls for images to be submitted at a minimum size of 300ppi, so it is recommended that entrants use a camera that takes shots of 6 megapixels or above. ENTRY IS FREE. 5 Pictures can be submitted for each entry.  Only hard copies will be accepted with your full […] Continue Reading


PRESS RELEASE AUGUST 2015 Shire Horse Society stages second annual open day at Shire Farm, Rockingham Castle Twelve months after attracting hundreds of people to its first ever open day, the Shire Horse Society is preparing to throw open its gates once again. Visitors to this year’s event on 13th September at Shire Farm, Rockingham Castle, will have the chance […] Continue Reading

Election Notice Update.

Society Election Notice..It has been brought to our attention that there may have been a mailing address problem with the distribution of some International voting papers.We apologise for any error on the part of the Society. In order to rectify the problem the deadline for return of ballot papers has been extended to 10.00am Wednesday 6th May. Ballot papers are […] Continue Reading

Job Opportunity

HEAVY HORSE GROOM These jobs don’t come along very often! A unique opportunity to work with one of the few remaining family owned craft breweries in the UK that still deliver with Shire horses. With a magnificent team of three shires looking for a key member of staff to undertake standard daily tasks alongside working with tour guides and assisting […] Continue Reading

2015 Society Council Elections.

Voting papers are now online and stored under the Forms and Downloads section along with a list of Candidates. If Members may download the voting slip or wait for a hard copy to be sent next week. Good luck to all candidates.  

2015 National Show Press Release

MARCH 2015   Shire Horse Society National Show attracts thousands   More than 5,000 visitors attended the Shire Horse Society’s National Show – the largest gathering of Shires in the world. With almost 300 entries from across the UK and Europe, the event was held over two days at Arena UK, Allington near Grantham. The King George V Champion Challenge […] Continue Reading

Show Raffle Prizes announced…

Tickets – £5.00 book of five, available at the Show. 1st Prize – Weekend stay in a London Hotel 2nd Prize – Family Day Pass to Alton Towers 3rd Prize – H.O.Y.S – VIP Backstage Tour & 2 Daytime Performance Tickets 4th Prize – £150 Holiday Voucher Other prizes include A day at the races for two people at one […] Continue Reading

Sladbrook Benefactor

We sadly lost one of the great Stallions recently, Sladbrook Benefactor…owned by Mr Ron Calder, here are a few facts about this great horse:- Never placed below 5th at the National show, winning on three occasions (3, 6 and 7 year old and Res champion in 2013). Only placed out of the top 3 once (2yr old). He was awarded […] Continue Reading

Internal Job Opportunity

Interesting work opportunity unexpectedly available. Due to internal staff changes the Shire Horse Society is looking for some help in the office. Are you confident, able to work alone and use your own initiative when needed? Previous show and shire horse experience would be useful but not essential. If so then please email with a CV. Hours will be […] Continue Reading