Blaston Show

We have been approached by the Show Secretary of Blaston Show in Leicestershire to find out if heavy horse exhibitors would support their Show if they staged classes at next year’s Show in June. If you are interested in supporting these classes can you please email Jolene Costello via the Show’s website to express an interest.  Thank you.

Stud Books

We have a good supply of Stud Books for sale going back as far as the pre-1900s and rising to 2013.  If you are missing any copies then please do telephone the office on 01536 771611 with your requirements and we will be happy to assist you. All copies are priced at £15.00 each plus postage. Please also note that […] Continue Reading

Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony

The Society is proud to support Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony Charity. #kickingcancersbutt Please do visit their website for further information.

Stallion Inspections

Stallion inspections will take place in February 2017. Anyone who has a stallion to pass that hasn’t already had a letter of notification or have not made us aware of your intention to bring a horse to pass, please contact the office for approval forms. Forms are to be back with the office no later than 19th December 2016 Thank […] Continue Reading

Get Snapping!

***Christmas Cards 2017*** We know this is a tad early…… however in the spirit of the season, we thought we would launch our 2017 Christmas Card Competition early! So whether it’s shire horses on a frosty or snowy morning, shire horses wearing Santa hats or Shires pulling Santa himself on a sleigh get taking those pictures and send them through […] Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting – 17th March, 2017

The Shire Horse Society’s Annual General Meeting will take place on the Friday afternoon of the Spring Show (Friday 17th March). The time and venue on the Stafford Showground will be confirmed closer to the date and we will endeavour to hold this after the showing classes have finished in Bingley Hall. Please note that anyone wishing to be included […] Continue Reading

Robinsons Shire Horse Christmas Market & Open Day

One of our Approved Centres, Robinsons Brewery Visitors Centre is holding their Christmas Market & Open Day on Sunday, 4th December, 2016 between 10.30am and 3.00pm at Apsley Street, Stockport, SK1 1JJ Please go along and meet their beautiful Shire Horses, Wizard and Hopnik and do some Christmas Shopping at the same time! There will be an indoor Christmas Market […] Continue Reading

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.