Show Results – Sunday

RESULTS CLASS 21 – Yearling Fillies Place Cat. No. Horse Exhibitor 1st 74 Hartcliff Imelda Mr R Bedford 2nd 168 Bewholme Queen Of Hearts The Second FW Richardson & Son 3rd 163 Hillmoor Grand Lady Mr P E Moss 4th 179 Doveleys Flash Girl Miss L Dimelow 5th 24 Methingham Upton Davina Mr G Robinson 6th 48 Sutton Forest Drama […] Continue Reading

The Show is on!

The snow has arrived in Stafford and so have the Shires.  The Show is on and we look forward to welcoming you all.  Please wrap up warm and remember the National Shire Horse Show is all indoors, even the stables.    

Show Results – Saturday

RESULTS CLASS 10 – 2yo Geldings Place Cat. No. Horse Exhibitor 1st 146 Withens Mr Tom Mr & Mrs B Lowrie 2nd 14 Barnsbridge Dolly’s Jester Mr W J Boulderstone 3rd 17 Metheringham Upton Ambrose Mr J Monaghan & Ms J McClorey 4th 215 Rushall Maximillian Mr D Stock 5th 228 Chorley’s Commadore Miss P Read 6th 5 Cowerslane Imperial […] Continue Reading

Show Results – Friday

RESULTS CLASS 1 – Novice Ridden Place Cat. No. Horse Exhibitor 1st 133 Acle Supreme Mr R S Green 2nd 131 Westfield Calendar Girl Miss E Green 3rd 176 Woodhouse Candy Mrs E Graham 4th 31 Milnerfield Lady Isabelle Miss & Mr L R & M D Parr & Garth 5th 9 Springwell Phoebe Mr & Mrs R S Cockcroft […] Continue Reading

It’s Show Time!

Please note the Shire Horse Society’s office will be closed from Thursday, 15th March through to Monday, 19th March (pm) owing to the staff relocating to Stafford for the 2018 National Shire Horse Show. Tickets to the 2018 National Shire Horse Show are still available to purchase on line via our website.

Shire horse and dray join shoppers at Stafford Farmers’ Market ahead of big Shire horse show

A special visitor trotted into Stafford Farmers’ Market to help promote the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses, which takes place at Staffordshire Showground from 16th to 18th March. Stunning Shire horse Bobek and the Robinsons Brewery dray, along with representatives from the Shire Horse Society, were on hand to meet and greet shoppers and explain more about the National […] Continue Reading

Royal visitor at the 2018 National Shire Horse Show

The Countess of Wessex is due to visit the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses as part of the 140th birthday celebrations of show organiser, the Shire Horse Society. Her Royal Highness will be visiting the three-day event at Staffordshire Showground on its first day – Friday 16th March. The Countess will be there in her role as Patron of […] Continue Reading

Men of Shires

A new book called Men of the Shires – The Shire Horse and the Men who Shaped the Breed, written by James F Gallimore has just been launched. The Society’s Secretary was honoured to be asked to write the Foreword to this interesting book and it is available to purchase via Amazon. ISBN 978-1514302002 We hope you enjoy reading it. […] Continue Reading

Meet Bobek the Shire horse at Stafford Farmers’ Market

Visit Stafford Farmers’ Market on Saturday, 10th March to find out more about the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses A special visitor will be joining shoppers on Saturday 10th March at Stafford Farmers’ Market only a week before hundreds of Shires will be arriving at Staffordshire Showground. The stunning Shire horse will be accompanied by a Robinsons Brewery dray […] Continue Reading

140th Anniversary

Public invited to help celebrate as world’s largest gathering of Shire horses returns to Staffordshire The world’s largest gathering of Shire horses returns to Staffordshire from 16th to 18th March – and people from throughout the Midlands are being invited to join organiser the Shire Horse Society as the charity celebrates its 140th anniversary. Around 250 pedigree Shires from across […] Continue Reading

Membership Renewal

Members, please renew your membership of the Shire Horse Society as soon as possible, as we’re planning to send out badges, Annual Report & Accounts, AGM notice etc very soon. With the National Shire Horse Show just a few weeks away this will help us enormously. Both renewals and new memberships can be via our website or by phoning the […] Continue Reading

National Shire Horse Show – Travel Information

Useful Visitor Information We have been made aware that both the Stafford Horse Trials (all weekend) and the Stafford Half-Marathon (Sunday, 18th March, 2018) will be taking place between 10am and 12.30pm at the same time as our National Show at Stafford. Please note the Stafford Horse Trials runs in the adjacent fields over the weekend and the half-marathon race will be held on […] Continue Reading