New Timetable for Controls on Importing Animal Products from the European Union into Great Britain

Message from DEFRA New controls and requirements delayed to January 2022.  Following the Government announcement, we want to share some further information on what this might mean for your businesses. New controls and requirements due to be introduced from 1 October 2021 and 1 January 2022 have now been delayed to 1 January 2022 and 1 July 2022. Businesses no […] Continue Reading

Thank you

Cathal Conlon wishes to express his thanks and appreciation to everyone who attended Ann Hull’s funeral, and for all the cards that he has received. He also wishes to thank Victoria Clayton, Walter Bedford, Frances Gordon and Jonathan Worthington for their thoughtful and heartfelt eulogies and to Tony Bull for providing the horses.

Miss Ann Hull

The funeral of Ann Hull will be held at St Philip and St James Church, Alderley Edge on Wednesday 25th August at 1.15pm Please note the Church will be enforcing the wearing of face coverings and parking is tight so please allow plenty of time for this. Family flowers only please Donations to the Shire Horse Society at the request […] Continue Reading

Mr Steve Croot

The Shire Horse Society is deeply saddened to report the sad passing of Mr Steve Croot from Derbyshire. Steve was co-founder of Croots Farm Shop in Duffield and supported the Shire Horse Society and breed in many ways. Steve was a popular, kind and caring man who also supported other charities along with his own community.  Together with Kay, Steve’s […] Continue Reading

EU Animal Health Regulations (AHR)

As previously communicated the EU is making changes to its laws through the EU Animal Health Regulations (AHR). The AHR mean that the Export Health Certificates (EHCs) used to export equines to the EU, and move them to Northern Ireland, will be changing from 21st August 2021. Among the changes previously communicated, these new certificates require the premises/establishment from which […] Continue Reading

Miss Ann Hull – Funeral Arrangements

The funeral of Ann Hull will be held at St Philip and St James Church, Alderley Edge on Wednesday 25th August at 1.15pm Family flowers only please Donations to the Shire Horse Society at the request of the family

Miss Ann Hull

The Society is today mourning the very sad loss of one of its stalwarts, Miss Ann Hull. Both a life and Council member of the Shire Horse Society, Ann was a lovely lady who had immense passion for the Shire horse breed and bred her own Shires under the prefix Stanfame.  A well respected Shire Judge Ann officiated at the […] Continue Reading

Mr John Walker

The Shire Horse Society is deeply saddened to report the passing of Mr John Walker. Mr Walker was the former head horseman at Robinsons Brewery in Stockport and a very well respected Shire Horse Society Judge and friend to many. The Society sends its deepest condolences to Mr Walker’s family and friends at this sad time.

AHR – New EHCs available

The EU is making changes to its laws, therefore Export Health Certificates (EHCs) used to export goods to the EU need to be updated. If you are a GB trader who exports certain animals, germinal products and products of animal origin, these changes will affect you. In April, Defra made available new EHCs for composite products, products of an animal […] Continue Reading

New EHCs from 21 August 2021

The EU is making changes to its laws, which means it is necessary to make updates to Export Health Certificates (EHCs) and Notes for Guidance used to export goods to the EU. If you are a GB trader, who exports certain animals, germinal products and products of animal origin, these changes will affect you. GB traders exporting their goods to the […] Continue Reading

Schedule Update

We’ve added two gelding classes to the Shire Horse Society’s HOYS Qualifer Show schedule. Date: 11th July 2021 Venue: Rutland Showground Entries Close: Thursday 1st July 2021 Schedule, entry and stable forms can be found on this page and at https://www.shire-horse.org.uk/shire-horse-society-show/ Please note this event will be held ‘behind closed doors’ with no admittance to the public. Questions? Please give […] Continue Reading

National Event ‘ploughing on’ in October

The British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival will be celebrating its 70th anniversary when the event will be held on 9th and 10th October 2021 at Mindrum, Northumberland. This National two day event is ‘ploughing on’ after being forced to cancel last year due to coronavirus.  It will bring together champion ploughmen and women from all over the country […] Continue Reading

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