Derbyshire County Show

Breaking news… We are very sorry indeed to inform you that the 137th Derbyshire County Show has been cancelled due to the wet conditions at Elvaston showground.  This was due to take place on 26th June, 2016.    

HOYS Welcome Back ‘The Musical Drive of the Heavy Horses’

The Horse of the Year Show are thrilled to welcome back ‘The Musical Drive of the Heavy Horses’. Back by popular demand, the famous Musical Drive will perform an exclusive display specially choreographed for 2016. This noble display is set to strike chords of nostalgia and will be set to stirring traditional music. The horses will be traditionally turned out […] Continue Reading

Show Trailer – Cheshire Show (21st and 22nd June)

The Shire Horse Society’s stand is in attendance at the Cheshire Show (21st-22nd June).  See picture below. We are grateful to our kind volunteers who have offered to help us with the stand at the Show.  The stand is located in the Shire Park so please do drop by and say hello to Harry, Margaret, Anne and Maggie.      

Shires at the BBC’s CountryFile Live!

The Shire Horse Society is delighted to announce its presence at the first ever BBC Countryfile Live! The Society has been invited to provide demonstrations and create a Shire village at the event to be held at Blenheim Palace 4-7th August. A small number of Council members are co-ordinating the event, and have secured some of the very best horsemen […] Continue Reading

Job Opportunity

Posted on behalf of Wimpole Estate. Do you enjoy working with horses? Would you like to join our team and work alongside 6 beautiful Shire horses? This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team at Wimpole in this exciting role. Assistant Horseperson Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw) 8.25 per hour Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 OBW Ends: May […] Continue Reading

Summer Show Volunteers

Calling all members….. We would love to hear from you if you could help us man our Society stand at one of the many Shows around the country that we are attending this summer. The Shows are:- 21-22 May – South Eastern Shire Horse Association Show (Surrey) 1-2 June    – Stafford County Show 21-22 June – Cheshire Show 26 […] Continue Reading

2016 National Show Photographs

Photographs from the 2016 National Show are available to view and purchase via Tracy Muir Photography.

2016 Council Election Results

Shire Horse Society 2016 Council Election Results At the Annual General Meeting held at Kettering Park Hotel & Spa on Wednesday, 11th May, 2016 the following were duly elected to the Council. Mr T J Yates Mr G Robinson Mr J Worthington Mr W Bedford Mr G T Ward Mr L N Harrison Mr F M Richardson Mr W E […] Continue Reading

March Press Release

March 2016 History to be made at world’s largest gathering of Shire horses in Staffordshire in March History will be made at this year’s Shire Horse Society National Show when, for the first time, British heavy horses will be able to qualify for a golden ticket to a ridden class at the prestigious Horse of the Year Show. Riding heavy […] Continue Reading

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 2016 New venue, new format for Shire Horse Society National Show 2016 The world’s largest gathering of Shire horses returns for 2016 with a new venue and a new format. The Shire Horse Society’s National Show 2016 will be run over three days, instead of two, and will be staged at Staffordshire County Showground from 18th to […] Continue Reading