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

Don’t Miss It!

Don’t forget the Society’s Working Horse Festival will be held this weekend 30th September and 1st October in conjunction with the Osberton Horse Trials in Nottinghamshire. Discounted tickets can be purchased via www.osberton-horse.co.uk and by using the promotion code SHF1. The Society’s trailer will be in attendance so please do come along and say “hello” to us.  We look forward […] Continue Reading

Midland Shire Foal Show

Don’t forget the 59th Annual Midland Shire Foal Show and Sale will be held on Saturday, 23rd September at Lodge Farm Equestrian Centre, Mill Lane, Wetley Rocks, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST9 0BN. For further information please contact the Honorary Secretary, Mrs D Nulty on 01260 226511

Hurry for Discounted Tickets!

Discounted tickets are available for the Shire Horse Society’s Working Horse Festival which will be held in conjunction with the Osberton Horse Trials. The Working Horse Festival will be held on Saturday, 30th September and Sunday, 1st October, 2017. To obtain a 30% discount buy your tickets prior to the event by visiting https://bede.ticketsrv.co.uk/ and use the code SHF1 We look forward […] Continue Reading

2018 Photographic Competition

2018 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

140th Anniversary

Today marks the start of something very special in association with Moorcroft for our 140th anniversary year in 2018 with the help of Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre……. watch this space!  

Christmas Cards

Christmas is coming! We’ve received our Christmas Cards and they are now on sale! Priced at just £5.00 per pack of ten cards and envelopes (plus postage) they are available by calling the office on 01536 771 611 or via www.shire-horse.org.uk or downloading the order form below. They will also be available to purchase from the Society’s stand at both the North […] Continue Reading