Enjoy Breakfast with Santa!

Shire Horse Society, Approved Centre, Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre invites everyone to enjoy Breakfast with Santa! Santa and his elves will greet you and take you to your table. He will then bring a special gift for each child. Children’s breakfast includes a drink and a present. Adult breakfast includes a hot drink. Choose from Farm reared sausage sandwich, Beans […] Continue Reading

Christmas Market Time!

One of our Approved Centres, Robinsons Brewery Visitors Centre is holding their annual Shire Horse Christmas Market on Saturday, 2nd December. Please do visit them and in the process meet their famous Shire horses, Bobek and Mojo.  

2018 Council Elections

Please note that anyone wishing to be included in the 2018 Council Elections, including current members of Council who wish to stand for re-election, the office will require your nominations, a photograph and a brief CV of no more than 100 words by Wednesday, 3rd January 2018. For the avoidance of doubt, any new applicants must be proposed and seconded by Shire […] Continue Reading

2017 Shire Horse of the Year Championship

The final of the 2017 Shire Horse of the Year Championship took place at the NEC tonight and the Society sends their congratulations to each qualifier. There could only be one winner and congratulations go to Mr L M Fountain’s Woodhouse Miss Dynamite. Full results below. Shire Horse of the Year Championship Results  

British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year Results

Please click below for the Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year results at the 2017 HOYS. Congratulations to Mrs Wendy Toomer-Harlow whose Shire, Horsemans Ace Card ridden by Mrs Helen Cowley was Reserve Champion. Ridden Results    

Young Handler of the Year

Congratulations to Megan Hoyle on being the Champion handler in the Society’s very first Young Handler Accumulator in 2017!  We hope that you enjoy the Horse of the Year Show today seeing the top Show men in action. Well done to Lucy Blakey who took the reserve spot and wins a year’s membership to the Society for 2018. These two ladies were […] Continue Reading

Shire Horse of the Year “Live” Streaming

The Society would like to wish the competitors in the Shire Horse of the Year at the Horse of the Year Show tomorrow the very best of luck. We will be streaming the results live from the International Arena at the NEC via our Facebook page from 6.30pm.

HOYS Qualification – Heckington Show

The qualification for HOYS as gained by Old Croft Honeysuckle at Heckington Show has been void.  Further information is available in the following press release.

Glenn Dodd

The Shire Horse Society is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Glenn Dodd this morning.  A very special lady whose Burlington Park Shires will always be synonymous with quality but also Glenn’s warmth for fellow competitors and her genuine passion for the breed.  Our deepest sympathies go her family. You will be very sorely missed Glenn, Rest in […] Continue Reading

The British Ridden Heavy Horse Championship

The Society would like to wish competitors the very best of luck in this afternoon’s British Ridden Heavy Horse Championship which is being held at the Horse of the Year Show. If you have access to our Facebook page please visit later as we are planning to go “live” with the results.  This will also be the case on Sunday […] Continue Reading

HOYS Qualification – Nantwich Show

The qualification for HOYS as gained by Leverton Leona at Nantwich Show has been void and the reserve qualifier, Woodhouse Phenomenon will take the qualification place.  Further information is available in the following press release.  

Working Horse Festival

The Society held its first Working Horse Festival at Osberton International Horse Trials on 30th September and 1st October, 2017. Grateful thanks to each and every exhibitor, steward, sponsor, volunteer, supporter, judge who helped make this a great success and special thanks to Mr Mike Bingham for his help with the whole event. The Society thanks their kind sponsors and to […] Continue Reading