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

The Society

The Suffolk Horse Society, founded in 1877, is the breed society for the Suffolk Horse, popularly known as the Suffolk Punch. 

The Society:

  • Is a registered charity and registered company
  • Is the breed society for the Suffolk heavy horse and defines the breed standard
  • Maintains the pedigrees of the UK population (and also of the nucleus populations in Australia and New Zealand)
  • Publishes the stud book annually, registers animals into the stud book either by birth, by inspection or by a grading up scheme
  • inspects and licenses stallions
  • provides grants and premiums as a breeding incentive and all Suffolk horse owning Society members, from anywhere in the UK, are eligible to apply for  those grants
  • issues and registers prefixes/affixes for use by breeders
  • promotes ownership of Suffolks by encouraging attendance at shows through offering turnout grants and awards and trophies
  • appoints judges who have passed through its probationer scheme to the Suffolk horse judging panel
  • provides practical training, open to all, in heavy horse skills
  • is a passport issuing organisation recognised by DEFRA

Management

The Suffolk Horse Society is a registered charity and is managed by a body of Trustees, known as the Council, elected from amongst the members at the Annual General Meeting.

Foal Watch

🌝 Welcome to the World 🌝

 

12/06/17 Grains Hill Lilly Rose

04/06/17 Nedging Rose

02/06/17 Grane Valley Judith

30/05/17 Chatsworth Princess Beatrice

27/05/17 Newpole Maurice

19/05/17 Grane Valley Davie

18/05/17 Tas Valley Gina

18/05/17 Eyke May

12/05/17 Holbeache Quill

10/05/17 Farnsfield Fay

07/05/17 Newpole Morpheus

07/05/17  Holbeache Quest

04/05/17 Holbeache Quincy

03/5/17 Ballaseyr Mandy

26/04/17 Colony Dorothy

23/04/17   - Ruby

25/04/17 Euston Sir Percival 

21/04/17 Farnsfield Fluke

17/04/17 Euston Sir Galahad

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
Email:  sec@suffolkhorsesociety.org.uk

Latest news

Keep Up To Date Here!

Information on fees for Registrations, Transfers etc can now be found under Horse Business, Fees... 


Don't forget the ever popular

Suffolk Endurance Day on July 23rd 2017

at the Euston Estate!

Contact: Nigel Oakley on 01284 850555

chris@redehallfarmpark.co.uk


 If you missed the Countryfile episode that featured the working Suffolks,

catch up now using the link below

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08wysbf 


 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!


 

 

 

 Click on the image to report a case of 

GRASS SICKNESS  


 

  Forms for Turnout Grants now available here!  Turnout Grants

Heritage Lottery Fund - New Grant