Today’s the Day!

We would like to send good luck wishes to Shire Horse Society member, Jamie Alcock from Coldcroft Shires who starts his eight week fundraising adventure today. Jamie is driving his Shire horses William and Millie from his home in Gloucestershire to Morayshire (around 650 miles) to raise money for two important charities Police Care UK and The Fire Fighters Charity. If you would like to […] Continue Reading

Heavy Horse Camp 2021

Wow what a weekend! The 2021 Heavy Horse Camp is over and all participants graduated! 👩‍🎓 Thank you to each and everyone of you who attended the camp to learn about our wonderful heavy horses and develop new skills. We hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did! The Shire Horse Society would like to thank our sponsors, Whistlefish and Kevin […] Continue Reading

Amazon Smile!

Would you like to help make a difference to our charity? If the answer is yes, when shopping at Amazon via their app and with no extra cost to you please simply follow the instructions below to select The Shire Horse Society as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible mobile […] Continue Reading

Mrs Esther Oliver

The Shire Horse Society sends its deepest condolences to the family of Mrs Esther Oliver who has sadly passed away. Mrs Oliver was a valued member of the Shire Horse Society and alongside her late husband, the breeder of the reigning Shire Horse of the Year and National Shire Horse Show Champion, Fellthorpe Esther Jane. Mrs Oliver bred many Shires […] Continue Reading

New Addition to Shire Horse Stable

The Shire Horse Society is delighted to announce that Yorkshire’s Cannon Hall Farm near Barnsley has been awarded their prestigious ‘Approved Visitor Centre’ status.  Cannon Hall Farm a family run attraction sits in the beautiful Pennine foothills and offers visitors the opportunity to meet and learn about Shire horses and other animals.  With a wide range of activities for everyone […] Continue Reading

Mr Peter Robinson LLB

The Society has learnt of the very sad news that Life Member, Past President and Honorary Treasurer of the Shire Horse Society, Mr Peter Robinson, LLB has passed away. Mr Robinson was Joint Life President and retired Chairman of Frederic Robinson’s Brewery, one the few breweries who still have working Shires in their brewery. The Society sends its deepest condolences […] Continue Reading

Council Election Update Results

The Society has been informed by the election scrutineers that 30 votes were not added to the final count on 23rd April.  These were sent prior to the closing date and were subsequently missed out owing to a glitch in their system.  CFW Accountants have apologised for their error and have now updated the count summary and the amended the […] Continue Reading

Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets in the Shire Horse Society’s raffle. The raffle was drawn at the AGM today (Friday 7th May) and the lucky winners are as follows. 1st Prize of £250: Louise Etches 2nd Prize of £100: Joel Davidson 3rd Prize of £50: Mr & Mrs S Overthrow 4th Prize of £50: Mrs C Grover 5th […] Continue Reading

AGM – Friday 7th May

A polite notice to remind members of the Society that the AGM will be held via Zoom tomorrow morning at 10.30am. If you require the meeting link please can you email the office prior to 5pm today (Thursday). After this time we may not see any requests. The raffle will be drawn after the AGM.

Jamie’s Adventure

Shire Horse Society member, Jamie Alcock is driving two of his Shires from his home in Gloucestershire to Elgin in Morayshire to raise money for Police Care UK and The Fire Fighters Charity. Jamie starts his adventure with Millie and William on 5th June 2021 and the journey will take about eight weeks, and in Jamie’s words ‘give or take […] Continue Reading

Support for Stallions and Colts in 2021

Following discussions by the Stallion Premium Panel and the Editing Committee, it is announced with regret that the Stallion Premium Scheme is temporarily suspended this year. As a result of the cancellation of the 2021 National Show before entries had closed, it was agreed that trying to award Stallion Premiums and Colt Grants as usual would not be possible. However, […] Continue Reading

Mr Richard Jones

The Shire Horse Society has learnt of the sad passing of Mr Richard Jones from Anglesey. Mr Jones bred many Shires under the prefix of Cae Mawr and was well respected by those who knew him. We send our deepest condolences to Mr Jones’ family at this difficult time.