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

National Show Press Release

PRESS RELEASE Visitors raring to attend the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses Ticket sales for the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses are booming as the event returns to Staffordshire for a second year. A record number of advance tickets for the show at Staffordshire County Showground on 17th to 19th March have so far been sold, reports the […] Continue Reading

Membership Mailing

We have been informed that some of our 2016 members did not receive their newsletter with membership renewal details in December. The mailing company who carried out this work on our behalf had an issue with the address labels and although sent correctly to them from the Shire Horse Society they failed to include the first line of the address in […] Continue Reading

Happy New Year

Wishing all our members, friends and followers a very Happy New Year.  We look forward to getting back to work on Tuesday, 3rd January. Reminder for anyone wishing to stand in the 2017 Council elections, please send your nominations, brief CV and photograph to the Society by 3rd January, 2017.  This also includes those Council members wishing to stand for […] Continue Reading

Winter Newsletter & 2017 Membership Renewal

The 2016 Winter Newsletter has been sent out and we hope you enjoy reading this.   We would like to politely remind all members, except life members, that their membership renewal is due on 1st January, 2017. If you have any questions regarding your 2017 membership please don’t hesitate in contacting the office on 01536 771611 or send us an […] Continue Reading

2017 National Show Tickets

Tickets to the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses in Staffordshire in March are available here.  Simply book online and an e-ticket will be emailed to you.

Christmas Office Hours

The Society would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Please note that the office will close from 5pm today and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd January.

National Show Tickets

Still looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for a horse lover? Tickets to the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses in Staffordshire in March are available here.  Simply book online and an e-ticket will be emailed to you.

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 www.blastonshow.co.uk/contact 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. https://www.willberrywonderpony.org/

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