New Merchandise Coming to the Show!

The Shire Horse Society will be selling their merchandise at this year’s National Shire Horse Show. We have new stock including “limited editions” so please do visit the stand in the main entrance and check it out! Discounted tickets to the Show can be purchased by clicking here. Thank you.  

Horse Entries Closing Date

Reminder to horse exhibitors….entries for the National Shire Horse Show close tomorrow, 27th January, 2017. All forms are available via our website. Completed official entry forms with card details can be emailed to Thank you.

National Shire Horse Show – Traffic Information

We have been made aware that both the Stafford Horse Trials and the Stafford Half-Marathon race will be taking place at the same time as our National Show at Stafford. Please note the Stafford Horse Trials runs in the adjacent fields over the weekend and the half-marathon race will be held on Sunday, 19th March around the roads of Stafford, […] Continue Reading

Bake Off Star to Join us at National Show

BAKE OFF STAR VAL TO SHINE AT THE ANNUAL DINNER We are pleased to announce that the very popular Bake Off contestant Val Stones will be our Guest Speaker at the Annual Dinner on Friday, 17th March at Stafford County Showground.   The loveable star of the baking programme will be treating diners to tales of her baking adventures during the […] Continue Reading

The Blindley Heath Heavy Horse and Country Show

The South Eastern Shire Horse Association will be holding The Blindley Heath Heavy Horse and Country Show on 30 April and 1st May 2017.  Full details are shown below by clicking the link. SESHA Advert 2017

London Harness Horse Parade

The London Harness Horse Parade will be held on Easter Monday, 17th April, 2017 at the South of England Showground. Further details please click on the poster below. 2017 Harness Horse Parade

Ridden Classes

Please remember that all riders entered in the Ridden Classes at the 2017 National Show must be paid up members of the Shire Horse Society. Thank you.

National Show – Caravan Pitches

Caravan pitches are available on site at our forthcoming National Shire Horse Show from just £40.00 for members and £85.00 (the latter price includes two, three-day admission tickets) for Caravan Club members. Please click here for further information and the option to book online.  If you prefer please download the form and send with payment to the office.

2017 National Show – Entries Close Date

Would all horse exhibitors please kindly note that entries for the forthcoming National Show will close promptly on Friday, 27th January, 2017.  Please ensure that all forms are completed in full and send with the correct payment.  Thank you very much.

It’s Snowing!

With the snowy weather we are currently experiencing we would like you to take some photographs of your Shires and send them to us for consideration for our 2017 Christmas Card. So whether it’s Shire horses on a frosty or snowy morning please do send them to and mark the email “Christmas Card Competition” and remember to include your […] Continue Reading

Trade Stand Space

Don’t delay and book today your trade stand space at our forthcoming National Shire Horse Show. This will be held over three full days between 17th – 19th March, 2017 and will be held indoors at Bingley Hall, Stafford County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford. Details can be found by clicking 2017 National Show Please do call the office on 01536 […] Continue Reading

2017 Photographic Competition – Entries Closing Soon!

2017 Shire Horse UK & Overseas Photographic Competition How to enter The competition calls for images to be submitted at a minimum size of 300 dpi, so it is recommended that entrants use a camera that takes shots of six megapixels or above.   ENTRY IS FREE.   Three pictures can be submitted for each entry.  Only hard copies (any […] Continue Reading