Changes to Animal Health Regulation (AHR) Export Health Certificates (EHC) from 29 April 2022.

Background  Since 15 January 2022 businesses have needed to use the Animal Health Regulation (AHR) Export Health Certificates (EHCs) for goods exported from Great Britain (GB) to the EU or moved to Northern Ireland (NI) if an EHC is required. EHCs used by Authorised Traders to move prohibited and restricted (P&R) goods to NI have been unaffected by these changes.     […] Continue Reading

Heavy Horse Weekend

Approved Centre, Blists Hill Victorian Town Ironbridge are holding their popular Heavy Horse Weekend on 14th & 15th May. It truly is a wonderful day out and Shire Horse Society 2022 members gain complimentary admission at the gate when producing their cardboard membership badge. Come on what’s stopping you? Make a day of it and enjoy the sunshine too. Thank […] Continue Reading

Happy Campers!

The Society sends its very best wishes to all those who have booked on this weekend’s Heavy Horse Camp at Arena UK, Grantham. We hope you enjoy the event and go home full of knowledge gained via our amazing presenters. Grateful thanks go to the Heavy Horse Camp Committee, sponsors and helpers who have worked tirelessly to make the event […] Continue Reading

Heavy Horse Weekend

Approved Centre, Blists Hill Victorian Town (Ironbridge Gorge) is holding their popular ‘heavy horse weekend’ on 14th & 15th May. Hear the sound of hooves ringing out from their cobbled streets! Resident Shire horses, George, Casey and Bernie, will be joined by several other heavy horses who will demonstrate the work of horses in industrial times. Enjoy watching these powerful […] Continue Reading

Stallion Service Book Applications

We are waiting for a few stallion service book applications to arrive in the office. These should be received by the end of April 2022, otherwise double fees will be charged after this date.

Cannon Hall Farm

Tonight (Thursday 21 April) on Channel 5‘s Springtime on the Farm (8pm) see Cannon Hall Farm‘s Shire horse Blossom being trained as a riding horse. Wishing Blossom all the best with her training.

Birthday Wishes

The Shire Horse Society is honoured to have Her Majesty The Queen as its Patron and on this day, 21st April 2022 we wish her a very Happy Birthday. Photograph credit: Ian Jones

Heavy Horse Day Tickets

Heavy Horse Day tickets are available to purchase by scanning the QR code which takes you straight to the payment page.

National Show Results

The official results can be found in the following document. The Society confirms that all blood samples taken at the National Show were clean.

*** Exciting News***

We are delighted that new shows and events are popping up to support the heavy horse community.  These include:- NCPA Lancs Spring Show, Sunday 3rd April, Warren Farm, Formby.  Two in hand classes, a young handler and two ridden classes.  Details on the Facebook page, NCPA Lancashire Branch. North of England Spring Show, Sunday 10th April.  Ridden Heavy Horse Class.  […] Continue Reading

Mr Alistair King

We are deeply saddened to announce the peaceful passing of Alistair King following a short illness. Alistair was a passionate Shire horseman all of his life, and opening Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre was his way of sharing that passion and love for horses with as many people as possible. Alistair was a former Council member and member of the Management […] Continue Reading