Photographic Competition

Entries to the free to enter photographic competition close on the 28th January 2022. For more information please click here

Membership Renewal 2022

Thank you to all those members who have renewed their membership for 2022. A polite reminder to ask those who haven’t as yet to do so as soon as possible please to ensure your membership mailing is sent in good time prior to the voting for Council Elections and also for the National Show. Renewals can be made via the […] Continue Reading

Ring Programme Amendment

National Show horse exhibitors please note changes to early class times as per the timetable for Saturday morning.

Sponsorship Opportunity

Do you know of any individuals/businesses who may be interested in offering some sponsorship to help our charity stage the 2022 National Shire Horse Show? This fantastic show will be held on 12th and 13th March at Newark Showground just off the A1 in Nottinghamshire. If you can help us please contact the office on 01536 771611 or email […] Continue Reading

Shires on TV!

The Farmers Country Showdown on Thursday 6th January will feature two farming families competing with their animals at Ashbourne Show in Derbyshire. Shire horses will feature and we hope you enjoy the programme. BBC1 at 3:45pm – 4:30pm #shirehorsesociety#saveourshires#shirehorses#ashbourneshow#countryshows#farmerscountryshowdown

Extraordinary General Meeting

Following the EGM held on 14th December 2021 at Hook Norton Brewery, the Society is pleased to report that all the resolutions were passed. For the avoidance of doubt, the resolutions that were passed are below, listed together with the relevant percentage pass.  SPECIAL RESOLUTION THAT: 1.1          the Articles of Association of the Company be deleted in their entirety and […] Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

Wishing our members and followers a very Happy New Year and we look forward to seeing you in 2022.

Happy Christmas

We would like to send our very best wishes to all of our members and supporters across the world and hope you have a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. We look forward to seeing you at the National Shire Horse Show at Newark Showground on 12th and 13th March 2022.

Christmas & New Year Office Closure

The Society’s office will close for the Christmas and New Year holiday on Wednesday 22nd December at 5pm and will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 4th January. Happy Christmas everyone. 

Council Election 2022

Can you help the Shire Horse Society by becoming a Council Member? All members of the Shire Horse Society are entitled to stand for Council. Currently two meetings per year are held and members are invited to submit their application together with photograph and brief CV of no more than 100 words.  This information will be printed in the Annual […] Continue Reading

Mr Bob Brickell

The Shire Horse Society is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Bob Brickell. Mr Brickell was a life member of the Society and bred many Shire horses under the prefixes of Brickell and Witney. The Society sends its condolences to Mr Brickell’s family at this sad time.

Horse of the Year Show 2022

The Horse of Year Show have today confirmed the appointed Judges for 2022. The Society confirms Mr Mike Horler will judge the Shire Horse of the Year Championship. The full list of all sections can be found here Qualifiers will be announced by HOYS at a later date.