Council Election Voting

Voting closes today, Friday 23rd April 2021. If you have not voted yet it is not too late as you can email the form to CFW Accountants as listed on the bottom of the form. Please do not send forms to the office. Thank you.

Your Vote Counts!

All members have been sent the Annual Report & Accounts together with AGM notification, Council election voting and proxy forms, raffle tickets and membership badge. Wow what a great package to receive! The voting deadline was extended to Friday 23rd April 2021 (tomorrow) so if you have not voted yet please do so today. You can email your form to […] Continue Reading

Happy Birthday

Wishing our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen a Happy Birthday and we are all truly thinking about her at this very sad time. 📷 credit: Ian Jones

Voting Closes Soon!

A reminder to our members that voting forms for the Council Election should be returned by Friday 23rd April. Forms can be posted or emailed as listed on the bottom of the form. Thank you.

Shire Horse Society announces ‘official’ HOYS qualifier event

The smallest county in the country, Rutland, will see the Shire Horse Society host their ‘official’ Shire Horse of the Year Show qualifiers. The Shire Horse Society are pleased to announce that they are re-scheduling these qualifier classes following the cancellation of its National Shire Horse Show in conjunction and by kind permission of the Rutland Food and Farming Festival […] Continue Reading

Bank Holiday Treat!

Blists Hill Victorian Town has recently joined the Shire Horse Society’s Approved Centre list. They will be celebrating the long Bank Holiday weekend in early May with a step back in time to see how heavy horses were the backbone of rural life. You can see harnessing demonstrations, horse-mane plaiting and traditional vehicles being pulled. Shire Horse Society members gain […] Continue Reading

Council Election – Closing date for voting forms

Further to our Facebook and website posts dated 2nd April we just wanted to remind our members that the revised deadline to receive your voting papers is now Friday 23rd April. Forms should either be emailed or posted to CFW Accountants as listed on the bottom of the voting form and not sent to the Shire Horse Society’s office. Any […] Continue Reading

HRH, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Shire Horse Society sends its deepest condolences to its Patron, Her Majesty The Queen on the passing of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness was the Society’s President in 1988-1989. The Society sends its deepest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen at this time.

Hook Norton Brewery Shire Horses back delivering beer

The Oxfordshire roads around Hook Norton will once again ring out to the sound of the heavy footfall of the Shire horse this week as the brewery re-starts its horse-drawn deliveries on Wednesday 7 April 2021.  Due to the various lockdown restrictions, it has been almost two years since Commander and Lucas visited the local pubs in the area, delivering […] Continue Reading

Dates announced for 2022 National Shire Horse Show

PRESS RELEASE April 2021 Dates announced for 2022 National Shire Horse Show The organisers of the world’s largest gathering of Shire horses have announced the date of next year’s event. The National Shire Horse Show will take place outdoors at Newark Showground over the weekend of Saturday, 19th and Sunday, 20th March 2022. With Covid-19 still firmly at the fore […] Continue Reading

Council Election – Voting Form

It has been brought to the Shire Horse Society’s attention by one member that there is a minor printing error on the Council Election form voting.   Although listed correctly with the candidate’s photograph, name and CV in the Annual Report & Accounts, Mr D Roberts from Devon is listed on the voting form incorrectly as Mrs D Roberts from Devon.  […] Continue Reading

SPS Borders and Boundaries GB-EU Exports & GB-NI movements

Introduction of Animal Health Regulations There are changes to EU law from 21 April 2021 that will affect traders who move certain live animals, germinal products and products of animal origin to Northern Ireland, or who export them to the EU. All EU Export Health Certificates (EHCs) need to be updated to reflect the new rules, but this will be […] Continue Reading