2017 Royal Welsh Show

The Royal Welsh Show will have turnout classes and an agricultural class at their 2017 Show. The flyer is attached for further information. Please do support them. Thank you.   Royal Welsh Show website can be found by clicking here.

2017 Festival of the Heavy Horse

The 2017 Festival of the Heavy Horse will take place on 4th June, 2017 at Etal Showground, Etal, Northumberland. Further enquiries please email Viv Cockburn A schedule and entry form can be downloaded by clicking on the following boxes.  

Shire Horse Society – Working Horse Festival

** DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES** Shire Horse Society Working Horse Festival 2017 England’s oldest cart horse will be on display at the Osberton Horse trials providing a contrast to the event which showcases the Sport Horses of the future. The Shire Horse Society will be staging its first working horse festival displaying the talents of the breed which put the […] Continue Reading

Photographic Competition Results

We were delighted to receive an excellent entry for the 2017 Photographic Competition. The Society would like to thank Mr Brian Winn for organising the competition on their behalf. The winning photographs are shown below. 1st prize – Nadine Fabish Runner Up – Laura Clark We are still looking for a photograph suitable for our 2017 Christmas Card.  Please send […] Continue Reading

2017 National Show – Official Results

The 2017 National Shire Horse Show was held at Bingley Hall, Stafford over three days (17th-19th March). The official results can be found below. The Show will be held again indoors at Bingley Hall, Stafford and the provisional dates are 16th to 18th March, 2018.  

Messingham Show

We have been asked to inform our members that regrettably Messingham Show (4th June, 2017) has had to postpone a number of horse classes in 2017, including the heavy horse section.   Please note they will be looking to re-instate the classes in 2018, so please keep an eye on their website.

2017 Council Election Results

Congratulations to the following who were duly elected as members of Council for the next three years at our Annual General Meeting on Friday 17th March, 2017. Mr W Bedford  179 Mr S J Peacock  178 Mr D Worthington  175 Mr M Bedford  165 Miss A Hull  161 Mr L M Fountain 150 Mr P Shipman  150 Mr W A […] Continue Reading

Results, Results, Results – Sunday 19th March

Results Sunday 19th March Class 21 – Fillies, One Year Old Generously supported by J Bryant, Sandy, Bedfordshire. 1st – Royston Katie – Mr J C Etches 2nd – Cotebrook Loch Royal – WA & MG King 3rd – Dothan Abbey – Mr J Worthington 4th – Bewholme Hamelia – FW Richardson & Son 5th – Acle Elizabeth – Mr P […] Continue Reading

Results, Results, Results – Saturday 18th March

Results Saturday 18th March Class 10 – Geldings, Two Years Old Generously supported by Fullers Brewery, Chiswick, London 1st – Cotebrook Ben Alder – WA & MG King 2nd – Hartcliff Sheeron – Mr B Lowrie 3rd – Bromford Kingsman – Mr R Rawlins 4th – Fellview Augustus – Mrs D Eastwood 5th – Chorley’s Marvellous – Miss K Butters 6th […] Continue Reading

Results….Results…Results – Friday 17th March

Results Friday 17th March All Scores for Novice Ridden, Open Ridden and HOYs Qualifer can be downloaded below. Class 1 – Novice Purebred Ridden Generously supported by Fuller’s Brewery 1st  –  Admergill Archie  – R S Green 2nd – Melindwr Lady Olwen  – Ms M A Parr 3rd  – Hillmoor Destiny’s Delight – Miss A Crook 4th –  Woodhouse Candy […] Continue Reading


Auction The Society will be holding an auction at the Annual Dinner on Friday evening.  Bids can be made prior to the evening by leaving them in a sealed envelope on the Shire Horse Society’s stand at the National Shire Horse Show on Friday, 17th March, 2017. Auction lots include: A pet portrait kindly donated by Mr Paul Cassin. A […] Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held at 4.30pm in the Boden Room on Friday 17th March. Please note only 2017 and Life Members may attend this meeting. The Open Meeting will follow this.