Help and support us by buying tickets in this fantastic 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. To help generate some income we are now holding a raffle as suggested by Joanne Exton from The Big Horse Shop. Tickets are on sale now ending at 5 pm on […] Continue Reading

Free Entry at Sledmere House!

Sledmere House in Yorkshire, a newly approved Shire Horse Society centre, is re-instating free entry in their gardens and grounds which includes meeting their four Shire horses until further notice. Covering 75 acres, there’s plenty of space for visitors to spread out to stretch their legs, walk their dog (on lead at all times), bring a football and enjoy some […] Continue Reading

Something to cheer us up!

In light of the recent news regarding the cancellation of theNational Shire Horse Show, our friends at Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre are offering half price entry for those who had pre-booked tickets to the Show. Offer valid for entry this weekend (Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd). As always members of the Shire Horse Society receive free entry on to the […] Continue Reading


We are sorry to announce that, given the Government’s announcement on coronavirus late this afternoon, the Show is cancelled. The Government has advised that everyone should avoid social contact and non-essential travel, and avoid gatherings both large and small. The aim of these measures, and the other measures they announced at the same time, is to reduce contact between people […] Continue Reading

The National Shire Horse Show

We have received a heavy volume of calls to the office regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the National Shire Horse Show. Following the announcement last night by the Government that there are to be no cancellation of gatherings or events; the Show WILL go ahead. There will be minor changes at the Show and how it operates, but the build for […] Continue Reading

Mr T Brownlow

Mr Brownlow’s funeral will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday 24th March at St Paul’s Church, High Road, Gorefield, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 4NY. All are welcome at the Church.

Meet & Greet

Two magnificent Shire horses with dray will visit Stafford Farmers’ Market on Saturday 14 March at 10.30am & 12.30pm to help promote our big show at Bingley Hall, Staffordshire County Showground. If you’re in the area please pop along and see Steve with Casey and Bernie. Discounted tickets available to purchase online at #nationalshirehorseshow #shirehorses #staffordmarket #shirehorsesociety

Raffle Prizes

To raise funds for the Shire Horse Society we will hold a raffle and auction at the Annual Dinner at Stafford (first day of National Shire Horse Show) on Friday 20th March. If you’re attending the Show on Friday and can offer a raffle prize please hand it to the staff on the Society’s stand located in the entrance. All […] Continue Reading

National Shire Horse Show

We have received a heavy volume of calls to the office regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the National Show. At the present time we plan to go ahead and are operating as normal, the Government has not placed any restrictions on events and we hope that this remains.  We encourage all visitors to the show to practice good personal hygiene and […] Continue Reading

Mr Tom Brownlow

The Shire Horse Society is sorry to learn of the passing of Tom Brownlow. Mr Brownlow lived in Cambridgeshire and bred many Shires under the prefix “Gorefield.” The Society sends its sincere condolences to Mr Brownlow’s family.

Show Preparation for Sam

Delighted to see in today’s Sunday Telegraph, Wadworth Brewery’s Shire horse, Sam being prepared for the National Shire Horse Show by Callum, Jenny and Hannah. What a super picture of you all and we can’t wait to see Sam in the ring (20-22 March) at Bingley Hall, Stafford. Discounted tickets available via #wadworthbrewery#nationalshirehorseshow#teamshire#shirehorsesociety#staffordshirecountyshowground#whatsoninstafford#workingshires#breweryhorses Photo credit: Russell Sach