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

2017 Show Affiliation

The 2017 Show Affiliation forms have been sent out from the office by email.  Shows without an email address will receive them in due course by the post.  However, all forms can be downloaded at or click on the link below. Your Show will be advertised on our website if you return the forms by 31st December, 2016. Any questions please […] Continue Reading

The British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year Results

The British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year Final was held today at the Horse of the Year Show. Congratulations to everyone who qualified and the full set of results can be found here.  

Shire Horse of the Year Show Result

The Society would like to congratulate Mr L M Fountain on winning the Shire Horse of the Year Championship at tonight’s Horse of the Year Show final with Woodhouse Calendar Girl.  Second place went to Mr T J Yates with Sheepwash Derbyshires Eventide.  Congratulations to everyone who qualified for tonight’s final. The full list of results can be found here […] Continue Reading

North West & Wales Foal Show

Don’t forget it’s the North West and Wales Foal Society annual show and sale next Saturday 15th October! The venue is Southview Equestrian Centre, Wettenhall, Crewe and starts at 9.30am. The Society trailer will be in attendance and will be selling those all important warm coats and gilets for the those cold winter months along with Christmas cards! Please do […] Continue Reading

Horse of the Year Show Results

The Society plans to broadcasting live (technology permitting!) the results of the coveted Shire Horse of the Year on Sunday evening and the results of the Ridden Heavy Horse final on Sunday lunchtime via their facebook page. For those without Facebook, we will update the website as and when we receive the results.    

Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year Final

The Society would like to wish everyone in the first ever Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year final lots of luck. Wishing the super six Shires representing the breed the very best! We have:- John Fletcher/Stacy Fletcher and Catwg Black Velvet Emma Green and Burlington Park Tudor Sarah Warburton/Jo Swift and Teifi Talisman Marie Callister/ Ben Callister and Bratton Lady […] Continue Reading

Horse of the Year Show Final

The prestigious Shire Horse of the Year Final is tomorrow! Wow, how quickly has the season passed?! We can’t wait to see all of these fabulous champions under the lights of the NEC tomorrow, which one will have the honour being in that spotlight for Ode to Horse in the finale of Horse of the Year Show? The qualifiers are […] Continue Reading

National Show – Trade Stand Exhibitors

Early Bird Bookers! Many traders have taken advantage of our early booking offer for trade stands at the National Show 17-19th March 2017! We’ll be letting you know who we have attending over the next few weeks and months….. let’s kick it off today with one of our big supporters:- The Big Horse Shop will be with us again, if […] Continue Reading