Happy New Year

Wishing all our members, friends and followers a very Happy New Year.  We look forward to getting back to work on Tuesday, 3rd January. Reminder for anyone wishing to stand in the 2017 Council elections, please send your nominations, brief CV and photograph to the Society by 3rd January, 2017.  This also includes those Council members wishing to stand for […] Continue Reading

Winter Newsletter & 2017 Membership Renewal

The 2016 Winter Newsletter has been sent out and we hope you enjoy reading this.   We would like to politely remind all members, except life members, that their membership renewal is due on 1st January, 2017. If you have any questions regarding your 2017 membership please don’t hesitate in contacting the office on 01536 771611 or send us an […] Continue Reading

2017 National Show Tickets

Tickets to the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses in Staffordshire in March are available here.  Simply book online and an e-ticket will be emailed to you.

Christmas Office Hours

The Society would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Please note that the office will close from 5pm today and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd January.

National Show Tickets

Still looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for a horse lover? Tickets to the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses in Staffordshire in March are available here.  Simply book online and an e-ticket will be emailed to you.

Blaston Show

We have been approached by the Show Secretary of Blaston Show in Leicestershire to find out if heavy horse exhibitors would support their Show if they staged classes at next year’s Show in June. If you are interested in supporting these classes can you please email Jolene Costello via the Show’s website www.blastonshow.co.uk/contact to express an interest.  Thank you.

Stud Books

We have a good supply of Stud Books for sale going back as far as the pre-1900s and rising to 2013.  If you are missing any copies then please do telephone the office on 01536 771611 with your requirements and we will be happy to assist you. All copies are priced at £15.00 each plus postage. Please also note that […] Continue Reading

Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony

The Society is proud to support Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony Charity. #kickingcancersbutt Please do visit their website for further information. https://www.willberrywonderpony.org/

Stallion Inspections

Stallion inspections will take place in February 2017. Anyone who has a stallion to pass that hasn’t already had a letter of notification or have not made us aware of your intention to bring a horse to pass, please contact the office for approval forms. Forms are to be back with the office no later than 19th December 2016 Thank […] Continue Reading

Get Snapping!

***Christmas Cards 2017*** We know this is a tad early…… however in the spirit of the season, we thought we would launch our 2017 Christmas Card Competition early! So whether it’s shire horses on a frosty or snowy morning, shire horses wearing Santa hats or Shires pulling Santa himself on a sleigh get taking those pictures and send them through […] Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting – 17th March, 2017

The Shire Horse Society’s Annual General Meeting will take place on the Friday afternoon of the Spring Show (Friday 17th March). The time and venue on the Stafford Showground will be confirmed closer to the date and we will endeavour to hold this after the showing classes have finished in Bingley Hall. Please note that anyone wishing to be included […] Continue Reading

Robinsons Shire Horse Christmas Market & Open Day

One of our Approved Centres, Robinsons Brewery Visitors Centre is holding their Christmas Market & Open Day on Sunday, 4th December, 2016 between 10.30am and 3.00pm at Apsley Street, Stockport, SK1 1JJ Please go along and meet their beautiful Shire Horses, Wizard and Hopnik and do some Christmas Shopping at the same time! There will be an indoor Christmas Market […] Continue Reading