Musical Drive

The Musical Drive of the Heavy Horse Returns to the 2018 Horse of the Year Show Making a return to the Andrews Bowen International Arena is the Musical Drive of the Heavy Horses at Horse of the Year Show 2018. The popular and emotive Musical Drive performance has delighted the HOYS audiences for many years with their superb harrowing display; from […] Continue Reading

Premiums Awarded at the 2018 National Shire Horse Show

2 YO GRANTS Acle Challenger Cumeragh House Silver Bullet Fellthorpe Fascinator Woodhouse Rainman Wrangle Sir George 3 YO PREMIUMS Hillmoor Trump Card Metheringham Upton Ferguson Shirland Ricky Toc Hill Sir George 4 YO PREMIUMS Goose Green’s Tom Finney Landcliffe Charlie Ringston Rueben 5 YO AND OVER PREMIUMS Acle Supreme Hillmoor Double Trouble Melindwr Glas-Y-Dorlan Rookhills Emperor Rookhills Leapley Lad Trem […] Continue Reading

2018 Show Catalogue

Did you miss the Show at the weekend and would like a catalogue with a set of results? No problem please send us a cheque for £7.95 (includes postage) or call the office with your card details and we will send a copy to you. 01536 771611

2018 Council Election Results

Shire Horse Society Summary of Voting – Scrutineers Report of the Election of Members of the Council 2018 Candidate Mrs D E Nulty  (206) Mr B A Winn (177) Mr L E Harrison (175) Mr M Horler (172) Mr M Burks (167) Mr C Malkin (164) Mr J C Etches (158) Mr P Woof (154) Mrs W Toomer-Harlow (150) Mr […] Continue Reading

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