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The Shire Horse Society Spring Show

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The world’s largest gathering of Shire horses will head to the Arena UK in Grantham in March for a celebration of the breed’s unique history and heritage.

Enthusiasts will travel from across Europe to show their horses, with spectators expected to come from all over the world.

The prestigious King George V Cup will be awarded to the most impressive stallion and a host of other trophies will be handed out over the weekend.

The two-day event, which takes place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd of March, will also feature demonstrations and competitions, trade stands, vintage tractors and farm machinery displays and the heavy horses farriery competition.

Sponsors for the event include botanical brewers Fentimans and Fullers.

For more details about the Shire Horse Society, which organises the event, go to www.shire-horse.org.uk

Did you know:

* Her Majesty the Queen is patron of the Shire Horse Society
* The Society was founded in 1878
* It is the only charity dedicated to the protection, promotion and improvement of the Shire Horse

For more details about the Shire Horse Society, click here.

The Shire Horse Society, Shire Farm, Rockingham Castle and Park, Uppingham Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8TP

Registered Charity No: 210619