Suffolk Horse Society The Charity that cares for the Suffolk Punch Founded 1877
Patron HRH The Princess Royal


 The Suffolk Punch is classed by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust as critically endangered. The Suffolk Horse Society, supported by its members is working hard to improve the survival chances of this beautiful, and oldest, of British draught horses. 

Here is where you come in. Will you join us and help the Suffolk Horse Society help the Suffolk horse?

You can join as a Friend or a Member.  All supporters are sent a welcome pack on first signing-up and twice a year receive The Suffolk Horse Magazine  packed with full colour photographs, event reports, lively articles and information about forthcoming events. At the end of the season, you can join fellow supporters at the Annual Dinner. 

In addition Members have voting rights at the Annual General Meeting, can take advantage of special visits that are arranged from time to time, receive the Society badge with our compliments, and those who are Suffolk horse owners may be eligible for grants.

The most convenient way of paying your annual subscription is by standing order. Please click HERE for a pdf form or HERE for a word document.

Joint Member
Joint Friends
Friend Badge at Special Rate
Corporate Member
Life Membership
Overseas Member
(includes £10.00 for postage)
Overseas Life Membership
(includes £50.00 life postage)

Foal Watch

🌝 Welcome to the World 🌝

23/04/17   - Ruby

25/04/17  new birth x 2 advised, details awaited

21/04/17 Farnsfield Fluke

09/04/17  Pickworth Violet

08/04/17   Samford Emerald

04/03/17   Tas Valley Hope's Glory

26/01/17  Bluegum Lady Alice

Please don't forget to notify the SHS Office if you have a Suffolk birth, within a week of the birth, for monitoring of the breed and to receive your Foal Package.

Send a photograph and a few words on how the foal is doing to the SHS Office for sharing here.

IMPORTANT - Horse Passports

Attention all Suffolk horse owners.

Is your Equine Passport up to date? UK Equine Passport legislation changed on 1st January 2016.  You MUST tell us IMMEDIATELY if

  • your horse has died and you have not returned the passport
  • if you have bought a horse and not arranged for the passport to be endorsed into your name

Trading standards can fine owners in possession of incorrect passports.  Click here to see the Legal Responsibility of Owners.

Get in touch

Tel: 01394-380643

Latest news


Our Suffolks' were very popular at the SAA School Farm & Country Fair Day, Thursday 20th April 2017

Video - SAA School Farm & Country Fair Day

Our new Education Pack was also launched at the event & proved of great interest to teachers & teaching staff

More about the Education Pack coming soon!




Affiliated Shows 2017    

Unaffiliated Shows 2017


Suffolk Spectacular 2017

Sunday 17th September 2017 at Marks Hall, Coggleshall, Essex CO6 1TG

More details will be in the Summer issue of the Society's magazine and here!


 North Carolina young farmer building a successful farm prefers Suffolks




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The dates for this show are Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June 2017 this is a correction to the details shown in the spring issue of the Suffolk Horse Society magazine.

Contact Ms Kim Austin, Equine Co-ordinator, Tel: 01603 731963 Email:

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