Heavy Horse


Main Ring – Commencing 10.00am



(Affiliated to the Shire Horse Society)



Mr J Kitching – Warrington, Cheshire

Entry Fee:

£6.00 – Market Bosworth Society Member

£8.00 – Non-Member

Class 9 – FREE

Prizes (Classes 1 – 8):

1st£40, 2nd£35, 3rd£30, 4th£25, 5th£20, 6th£15


Class 1                         YEARLING– Colt, Filly or Gelding

Class 2                         TWO YEAR OLD– Filly or Gelding

Class 3                         THREE YEAR OLD– Filly or Gelding

JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP – 1ST& 2NDPrize Winners from Classes 1 – 3 qualify.

                                    Champion – £25.00

                                    Reserve Champion – £15.00

Winner receives the GW Thorpe Memorial Trophy

Class 4                         MARE– Four Years Old and Over

Class 5                         GELDING– Four Years Old and Over

Class 6                         BROODMARE– With own foal at foot

Class 7                         FILLY FOAL

Class 8                         COLT FOAL

FOAL CHAMPIONSHIP–               Champion – £25.00

Reserve Champion – £15.00

(Kindly sponsored by ‘IMPACT INVESTIGATIONS LTD’)

Winner receives the Challenge Trophyin memory of the late Cliff Toone.

Class 9                         YOUNG HANDLER – Heavy Horse handled by a young person 13 years and over, who has not attained their 18thbirthday on the day of the show.  Please state on the entry form: Name & Date of Birth of Handler.  Entry Fee: FREE Prize: £25.00 – Winner.  £10.00 to every other Exhibitor forward. 

Winner receives theValiant Challenge Trophy

CHAMPIONSHIP–       1ST& 2NDPrize Winners from Classes 1 – 8 qualify.

Champion – £100.00  

                                                      Reserve Champion – £50.00


The Holland Gaydon & Thorpe Challenge Cupdonated by E J Holland of Edingale, G Haydon, of Farnborough Hill, Banbury & G W Thorpe of Twycross presented to the Best Heavy Horse in Show.


Cutcliffe Perpetual Challenge Cupdonated by the late Mr E J Lowe of Ratcliffe Culey for the Best Heavy Horse in the Show bred by the exhibitor.


The Shire Horse Society Silver Spoon and Rosettewill be awarded to the Best Shire Horse Mare or Filly. No animal is eligible to take more than one silver spoon during any one year. The winner must be a member of the Shire Horse Society and the winning animal must be registered or eligible for registration in the Stud Book or the Grade B Register.


‘White’s Animal Feeds Ltd’offer a special award of £25.00 to the Best Suffolk or Percheron Horse in Show.

The winner must be registered in the relevant Breed Society Stud Book.


Special Award of £30.00 for the ‘Best Turned Out Heavy Horse’kindly donated by ‘Mr & Mrs R Daniels’.