Happy New Year!

Well what a year 2020 was, but things can only get better for 2021! The Shire Horse Society sends you all its very best wishes for a very Happy New Year and we hope very much to see as many of you as possible in 2021!

Happy Christmas

🎄Wishing all of our members, supporters and followers a very Happy Christmas. 🎄

***NATIONAL SHOW 2021***

The Show Committee met today and agreed by a majority decision for ONE YEAR ONLY to open entries to family members of judges who are judging one section on the day of the show (i.e. mares) will be able to enter horses in other sections (i.e. stallions, geldings etc).  Please direct queries or questions to the Show Committee using info@shire-horse.org.uk

Christmas & New Year

Christmas & New Year Office Closure The Society’s office will close for the Christmas and New Year holiday on Tuesday 22nd December at 5 pm and will re-open at 9 am on Monday 4th January.

Movement of Equines

From Defra Time is running out. Now that we’ve left the EU, there will be new requirements for moving equines from 01 Jan 2021. With only three weeks to go, act now: Guidance Export horses and ponies from 1 January 2021

National Shire Horse Show Update

National Shire Horse Show 2021 Following recent developments and meticulous planning, the Show Committee met this morning via Zoom and have agreed that the Society still plans to host the National Shire Horse Show in 2021.  The show will however be held only on one day and will take place on Saturday 13th March 2021 at Newark Showground and it […] Continue Reading

Newly Appointed Approved Centres

We are delighted to announce that Blists Hill Victorian Town in Shropshire and Dyfed Shire Horse Centre have been added to the Society’s Approved Centre list. Shire Horse Society members gain complimentary admission to these centres and we will bring you news and offers from them soon.

Mr Tim Breeze

The Shire Horse Society is sorry to hear of the passing of Mr Tim Breeze. Mr Breeze was a member of the Society and bred several Shires under the prefix Arron’s. The Society sends its deepest condolences to Mr Breeze’s family at this time.

Smile Amazon!

Amazon Smile is part of Amazon’s charitable giving activity, where it donates a small percentage (0.5%) of each eligible purchase made to the buyer’s selected charity. Please support The Shire Horse Society by shopping at www.smile.amazon.co.uk So when you shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, Amazon will donate to The Shire Horse Society. Further information can be found here. Please support us every time you shop. […] Continue Reading

2021 Photographic Competition

SHIRE HORSE UK & OVERSEAS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2021 How to enter The competition calls for images to be submitted at a minimum size of 300dpi, so it is recommended that entrants use a camera that takes shots of 6 megapixels or above. ENTRY IS FREE. Three pictures can be submitted for each entry.  Only hard copies (any size) will be […] Continue Reading

Shire wins Supreme Championship

Congratulations to the Heavy Horse Herald magazine for organising a super online show in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The show attracted over 300 entries from the US, Canada, Australia and across Europe, as well as all corners of the UK. A team of 15 world renowned judges placed the horses by photograph. The supreme championship went to Skovlys Rosie, […] Continue Reading