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

Press Release – 2017 National Shire Horse Show

September 2016 World’s largest gathering of Shire horses announces dates for next year’s show in Staffordshire Organisers of the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses have confirmed that the show will return to Staffordshire Showground next year after making a successful debut in the county earlier this year. 2016 was the first time that the Shire Horse Society had staged […] Continue Reading


BBC Farming Series is looking for Farming Families who will be entering the Southern Counties Heavy Horse Association Ploughing Match this month – if this is you please contact Amber Gillespie on or 02082224882    

2017 Photographic Competition

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

2016 Horse of the Year Show Qualifiers

2016 Horse of the Year Show Qualifiers. The qualifiers are listed below. The final will take place at the Horse of the Year Show on Sunday, 9th October, 2016 and the winner will be announced at the evening performance. Good luck to everyone.

Midland Foal Society

Midland Foal Society move their annual show and sale to a new venue on Saturday 1st October. Judges this year are Mr Tony Brown and Mr Brian Banham.  Referee is Mr Philip Moss. ***Venue:- Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Wetley Rocks, ST9 0BN*** And excitingly for the first time; it will be possible to make telephone bids, together with online payments […] Continue Reading

Shires on Countryfile

Last Sunday’s episode of Countryfile, featuring the first ever Countryfile Live show, is now available on iPlayer. There’s some great exposure for the Shire horse breed, as well as lots of other interesting features. Here’s the link…

National Shire Horse Show – Trade Stand Information

Don’t forget if you book and pay for your trade stand at our National Shire Horse Show in March before 1st November,  2016 you’ll pay just  £175 + VAT for a 3m x 3m space.  Other sizes are available. The earlier you book the better position and we will actively promote you on our social media sites. Please click here […] Continue Reading