A good read!

In the Country Magazine has produced a feature called ‘The return of working horses to Britain’ which features one of the Society’s Approved Centres, Operation Centaur. Please click on the following link to find out more. The return of working horses to Britain Courtesy of www.inthecountrymagazine.com and Equipassion UK (Photography)

The Toilet Roll Challenge!

Happy Friday Everyone! Please head over to our YouTube Channel and enjoy our version of “The Toilet Roll Challenge!” Please do click “subscribe” to see future clips. Thank you. Please share far and wide. Thank you.#toiletrollchallenge #shirehorsesociety #wheredidallthetoiletrollsgo #shiresatrisk Content Credit: Caroline Eagle (Henny Show Supplies)

Something to Watch!

We hope that you and your family are safe and well during these testing times. We have been informed by the producers of The Farmers’ Country Showdown that the repeat episode featuring Shire horses at the South Wales Shire Horse Show will be shown in a cut-down version on Wednesday 22nd April on BBC 2 at 18.30. The series starts […] Continue Reading

Show Judge Announcement

The Shire Horse Society as the organisers of the world famous, National Shire Horse Show have announced the Judges for the 2021 show. Staffordshire County Showground’s Bingley Hall will host their indoor event over three days from Friday, 19th to Sunday 21st March 2021. Following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the Government banning mass gatherings their 2020 Show was cancelled […] Continue Reading

BEVA Advice

The following guidance on how and when to call your vet, farrier etc during the COVID-19 crisis. has been received from BEVA. ‘It is mutually agreed that farriery is considered essential work. We are currently at the beginning of an initial three week lock down period and in the coming weeks we will continue to liaise with them. Whilst we […] Continue Reading

Big Raffle Raises Funds for Society

With less than four days to the start of the 2020 National Shire Horse Show, organisers, The Shire Horse Society were thwarted in their endeavour to stage the event owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Prior to this day, with each Downing Street briefing the Society’s officials grew increasingly concerned about the possibility of the Show being cancelled. Finally on Monday […] Continue Reading

Big Raffle Winners!

Grateful thanks are recorded to all those who supported the Shire Horse Society in donating a prize for the Big Raffle and to those who purchased tickets. The list of winners with prizes won and those who kindly donated prizes can be found by clicking the following document. Please support, if able to, those who helped us with the big […] Continue Reading

2021 National Shire Horse Show Dates

Date announced for the National Shire Horse Show 2021 The Shire Horse Society as the organisers of the world famous, National Shire Horse Show have announced the dates of next year’s Show. Staffordshire County Showground’s Bingley Hall will host their indoor event over three-days from Friday, 19th to Sunday 21st March 2021. Please download the following release for more information.

THE BIG RAFFLE

Following the sad cancellation of the National Shire Horse Show 2020, the Society has been bowled over by the support and generosity of its members, traders, sponsors and followers. With prizes from your weight/height in beer to a service of a mare by a prize-winning stallion there are numerous prizes on offer. Please help us by purchasing just one ticket […] Continue Reading

The Big Raffle

It’s so quiet everywhere but we know this is a good thing for us all right now. So if you’ve got a spare five minutes and you fancy sneaking a peek at our big raffle then please head over to https://www.shire-horse.org.uk/news/can-you-help-us-please/ If you are able to purchase a ticket at just £5.00 then the Shire Horse Society will be extremely grateful […] Continue Reading

HEAVY HORSE CAMP

It is with sadness and regret that due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic that we have no option but to cancel the Heavy Horse Camp 2020. We had hoped to postpone this to a later date, but in light of the address by the Prime Minister on 23rd March cancellation is the only option. We will be writing to you […] Continue Reading

OFFICE CLOSURE

Following the address by the Prime Minister on 23rd March we confirm that the Shire Horse Society office will close today at the end of business 24th March. Staff will have access to their emails and the office phone will be on divert, but will not be manned throughout the full usual working day.  We will endeavour to do all […] Continue Reading

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