300 Club Winner

The second winner of the 300 club is Mr P Clayton. Well done, a cheque is on its way to you. Tickets are still available for the third quarter! Get your tickets and be in with a chance to win up to £2,250 – if all 300 tickets are sold!  Contact the office on 01536 771611 to purchase your tickets- […] Continue Reading

Trade Stand Wins a Prize!

The Shire Horse Society is currently at a very wet Nantwich Show today.  However, the sun is due to show its face later in the day so please do pop along and say hello to our Secretary, Victoria Clayton and Harry Bardsley.  You will also be guaranteed to see some fabulous Shires! We are also delighted to report that our […] Continue Reading

2017 Christmas Card Orders

Our followers on Facebook have chosen the following picture of Leo walking in the snow for the Society’s 2017 official Christmas card.   Leo walking in the snow.   A pack will contain ten cards and envelopes and will be available to purchase shortly.  All sale proceeds will go towards preserving and protecting the Shire horse. If you would like […] Continue Reading

Cheshire Game & Angling Fair

Cheshire Game & Angling Fair will be held at Peover Park, Peover, near Knutsford on Sunday 6th August and for the first time in over 30 years they will be holding a Shire class and a ridden heavy horse class with no entry fee. Prizes:  1st £35.00; 2nd £25.00; 3rd £15.00 and 4th £10.00. Entry forms will be available shortly […] Continue Reading

Countryfile Live

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire – 3-6 August 2017 Two weeks to go until BBC Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace!  We can’t wait to get there and promote our wonderful breed. Tickets are available via www.countryfilelive.com and using code ‘SHIRE’ will get you a discount, we hope to see plenty of you there.  We will update Facebook and Twitter during our week on site. Here’s a […] Continue Reading

Shire Horse Show and Open Day

Derbyshire Shire Horse Association Shire Horse Show and Open Day Farnah House Farm, Duffield. DE56 4AQ Sunday 6th August starts 11am Judge: Mr L N Harrision Free entry to all classes Foal classes are open to paid up members only all other classes open. Membership: £5 per year. Class 1 Gelding Class 2 Barren mare Class 3 Two year old […] Continue Reading

Max, Monty and Archie are off on holiday!

One of the Shire Horse Society’s approved centres, Wadsworth Brewery invites you to join them on Friday 4th August to see Max, Monty and Archie enjoy their pint of ale before they go on holiday! The Shires will be outside the Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre in Devizes, Wiltshire from 11:30am – 12 noon before making their way to their field […] Continue Reading

Shires on Television

Amazing Animal Births – ITV Monday 17th July, 2017 Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre will appear on ITV’s Amazing Animal Births.  The show which showcases the births of all kinds of wonderful animals will feature the birth of the young shire horse colt Cotebrook Sgurr Alasdair. Sgurr Alasdair was sired by the late great Stallion Moorfield Edward who fathered more than […] Continue Reading

Booked Your Holiday?

  Forest Holidays are offering Shire Horse Society members 15% off their holidays throughout July and August, 2017. Please visit their website here and use the code SHIRE15 to receive 15% off.      

Working Horse Festival – Discounted Tickets

Discounted tickets to the Working Horse Festival on 30th September and 1st October are now available to all Shire Horse Members and enthusiasts!  See the flyer below, just enter code SHF1 and receive a 30% discount!  Tickets available via www.osberton-horse.co.uk  

Shire Horse Society visits Approved Centre

The Society’s staff enjoyed a super day at one of its Approved Centres- Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre in Cheshire.  They experienced a fabulous tour by Alistair and Janet King, seeing some of their National Show Champions and possibly future champions at play. Grateful thanks to Alistair and Janet for their generous hospitality and for making them feel welcome and most importantly […] Continue Reading