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 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 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 or downloading the order form below. They will also be available to purchase from the Society’s stand at both the North […] Continue Reading

Countryfile Live Raffle Winners

Countryfile Live Raffle The lucky winners of a pair of tickets each to the 2018 National Shire Horse Show at Stafford were Ms Vanessa Ferraro-Wood and Mrs Judith Hemsworth.  Congratulations to them both and grateful thanks to all those who purchased tickets at the event in support of the Shire Horse Society.

Trade Stand Applications Now Open!

Trade Stand applications are now open for the 2018 National Show at Bingley Hall, Stafford.  Early bird rates are available prior to 1st November. Details can be found be clicking

Golden Oldies Week!

  Golden Oldie’s Week – 11th to 15th September, 2017 For one whole week in September Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre will be offering discounts for over 60’s every day! This includes half-price admission, a meal deal – buy one get one free Soup and Sandwich, 10% discount in the gift shop and exclusive talks. Join Alistair at 2pm each day […] Continue Reading

Countryfile Live on Television

Don’t miss the Countryfile summer special filmed exclusively at BBC Countryfile Live! The summer special was filmed over the weekend of #countryfilelive in the grounds of Oxfordshire’s Blenheim Estate. Please tune in this Sunday, BBC One at 6:05pm to watch as we’re hoping that the Shire Horse Society’s Demonstration Team and their fabulous Shires will feature.  If you visited the event and enjoyed […] Continue Reading