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

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

The Farmers’ Country Showdown is calling..

BBC1’s The Farmers’ Country Showdown is back for another series and filming with farming families this summer. Are you planning to exhibit at the Heckington Show and interested in taking part in their programme? Heckington Show – 24th July If so, please get in contact via the email address below with a few initial details and the best number to contact you […] Continue Reading

HOYS Qualifier Event

We are looking for more entries for the Shire Horse Society’s Horse of the Year Show qualifying event at Rutland Showground on Sunday 11th July. Full details together with schedule/entry and stable booking forms can be found here https://www.shire-horse.org.uk/shire-horse-society-show/. Please send your entries prior to 1st July. Thank you.

Calling all Shire Horse Show Exhibitors!

BBC1’s The Farmers’ Country Showdown is back for another series and filming with farming families this summer. Are you planning to exhibit at any of the following 2021 shows and interested in taking part in a programme? Mid Devon Show – 24th July Heckington Show – 24th July Royal Cheshire Show – 31st July Mid-Somerset Show – 15th August If […] Continue Reading

X