2017 Council Elections

Please note that anyone wishing to be included in the 2017 Council Elections the office will require your nominations, a photograph and a brief CV by 3rd January 2017. For the avoidance of doubt, this also includes current members of Council who wish to stand for re-election. Thank you.

Notice of Funeral Arrangements – Mr W Griffith

Following the sad passing of William ‘Dylan’ Griffith, the Griffith family have asked that we share the funeral details for friends and members who may wish to attend. The funeral will be held at 11:00 o’clock on Saturday 3rd December at Llandinorwig Christ Church, Deiniolen (LL55 3NB) followed by interment at Saint Helen’s Church, Penisarwaen (LL55 3BP). Family flowers only […] Continue Reading

Christmas Idea – Show Tickets!

If you’re looking for Christmas present ideas for your family and friends then we have the perfect gift for those that enjoy admiring the splendour and grace of the Shire Horse. Discounted tickets for the 2017 National Shire Horse Show are now available to purchase online via our website.  Your e-tickets will be emailed to you on completion of the […] Continue Reading

Bonham’s Auction – Danesfield Stonewall

Bonhams Auctions are selling this oil picture on canvas of a Shire Horse called Danesfield Stonewall.  This will be sold at their sale titled ‘The Gentleman’s Library’ on 19th January, 2017. Further details can be found below and by clicking here Frank Babbage (British, active 1858-1916) Champion Danesfield Stonewall at Olympia signed and dated ‘F.BABBAGE/1914’ (lower left) oil on canvas […] Continue Reading

Christmas Cards

We are offering Christmas Cards this year at £5.00 per pack of ten. Please visit our shop to order these and please take a look at our other items.

National Show – Time Table Change

Please note that there has been a slight time table change for Saturday, 18th March, 2017. 3.00pm              Class 20           Senior Stallions 4.15pm               Class 19            Teams The revised time table can be found by clicking here.    

Tick tock, tick tock……

Trade Stands – National Shire Horse Show 17th – 19th March, 2017 Hurry Early Bird Bookers! To qualify for the early bird trade stand booking offer, traders must complete the application form and send it to the Shire Horse Society by Tuesday, 1st November, 2016. We already have 26 traders who have booked their space at the Show, but Bingley […] Continue Reading

Christmas is Coming!

If you’re looking for Christmas cards then please take a look at our cards which are available to purchase via our online shop or by calling the office on 01536 771611.  Please click here to purchase online. Thank you for your support.

2017 National Show Schedule

The 2017 National Show schedule and entry forms are now available to download by clicking here. If you require a printed copy please send us an A5 stamped addressed envelope (large postage) marked “Show Schedule” and we will send you a copy. Entries close on Friday, 27th January, 2017. Address to send this to is The Shire Horse Society, Shire […] Continue Reading

Robinsons Brewery joins the Society as an Approved Centre

The Society is delighted to announce a new Approved Shire Horse Centre- The Robinson Brewery and Visitor Centre, Stockport, Cheshire. The centre conducts brewery tours, has a restaurant and wonderful stabling for the horses to meet and greet the public. Robinsons Shire Horses are expertly looked after and produced by Head Horsewoman Helen Preece.  Helen and her team have been an […] Continue Reading

Appointment of New Secretary

New Secretary takes the reins at the Shire Horse Society The Shire Horse Society has announced the appointment of Victoria Clayton as its new Secretary. Victoria, who has been involved in the Shire world for more than 25 years, takes up the reins from 7th November 2016. A qualified surveyor and agricultural valuer, and a Harper Adams University graduate, she […] Continue Reading