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

Stallions at Stud Australasia

Capleach Jackson 8919

Stallion Licence Number

SHS101 Licensed 2008

s: Samford Jack 8850

d: Calcott Virgo 28387

d’s s: Mistyvale Oberon 8785

D.o.B.  23 Jan 2003  Record to 15th dam

Colour:  Whole-coloured red chesnut

Breeder: Mrs MA Candy, Inverell, New South Wales

Owner: Mr & Mrs M Benny, Pukekohe, New Zealand


Forge Wood Benjamin 8908

Stallion Licence Number

SHS79 Licensed 2002

s: Marquis of Brancaster 8880

d: Colony Apricot 28253

d’s s: Leaphouse Golden Eagle 8525

D.o.B:  15 May 2001  Record to 14th dam

Colour:  Light mealy chesnut

Breeder:  The Working Horse Trust, Tonbridge, Kent

Owner:   Dr A Lucas,  Lower Plenty, Melbourne, Victoria 3093, Australia


Foal Watch

To be updated shortly for 2017.

If you have a foal born this year, please 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



In conjunction with our spring magazine article, we have added a button to take you direct to the Equine Grass Sickness Surveillance reporting page. Please help the monitoring of grass sickness with a view to future prevention. Click on the button.


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 details for the show are:

Ms Kim Austin, Equine Co-ordinator

Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, Norfolk Showground

Telephone: 01603 731963 Email:

 The Royal Welsh Spring Festival on 20th & 21st May, is for the first time holding 2 heavy horse classes; in hand class & ridden heavy horse.

Venue: the Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY

Contact the show at

 Forms for Turnout Grants now available here!

Turnout Grants

Events Calendar UPDATED for 2017!!

Visit our Events, Calendar page for all events dates & details for 2017. 

Heritage Lottery Fund - New Grant