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

Stallions at Stud

Besthorpe Achilles 8961

Stallion Licence Number

SHS98 Licensed 2007

s: Springtime Hector 8868.

d: Besthorpe Pearl 28438

d's s: Robeck Classic the First 8848

D.o.B: 28th April 2005 Record to 18th dam

Colour: Chesnut

Breeder: Mr N.Syrett, Attleborough, Norfolk

Owner: Professor D.Cadman, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Standing with: The Suffolk Punch Trust Ltd.  Sink Farm, St. David's Lane, Hollesley, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3JR. Contact Head Stud Groom Miss T Pettitt. Tel: 07776210238

Colony Vern 9045

Stallion Licence Number

SHS111 Licensed 2011

s: Colony Paddy 8929.

d: Colony Oasis 28488.

d's s: Fenland Eric 8735.

D.o.B: 22nd May 2009 Record to 14th dam.

Colour: Whole-coloured mealy chesnut

Breeder: The Suffolk Punch Trust, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Owner: Mr S.Duckworth, Leys End Farm, Grane Road, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 4AT. Tel: 01706218954

Craikhow Hall Jake 8997

Stallion Licence Number

SHS121 Licensed 2011

s: Robeck Classic the First 8848

d: Breckland Beauty 28405

d's s: Wingfield Billy 8762

D.o.B: 22 May 2007 Record to 16th dam

Colour: Whole-coloured light chesnut

Breeder: Mr J.Ashcroft, Maryport, Cumbria

Owner: Mr N.Syrett, Old Hall Farm, Besthorpe, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1QG Tel: 01953 452013

Craikhow Hall Jensen 9018 - FOR SALE

Stallion Licence Number
SHS106 Licensed 2010
s: Robeck Classic the First 8848
d: Breckland Beauty 28405 
d’s s: Wingfield Billy 8762
D.o.B: 23 May 2008 Record to 16th dam
Colour:  Whole-coloured dark chesnut
Breeder: Mr J Ashcroft, Maryport, Cumbria
Owner: Mr & Mrs A Thompson, Gateridge Farm, Croughton, Brackley, Northamptonshire NN13 5GR Tel: 01869 810441

Dawley Duke of Foy 9119

Stallion Licence Number

SHS128 Licensed 2015

s: Donhead Hall Navar 8839

d: Dawley Freya of Foy 28547

d’s s: Colony Edward 8781

D.o.B: 12 May 2013 Record to 16th dam

Colour: Whole-coloured bright chesnut

Breeder: Mr R Parckar, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Owner: Mr C Pratt, Nr Colchester, Essex
Tel: 07561 040993

Easton Golden Richard 8909

Stallion Licence Number

SHS85 Licensed 2005

s: Golden Grandchild 8810

d: Beaston Belle 28352

d's s: Easton King 8704

D.o.B: 22nd April 2002 Record to 15th dam

Colour: Bright chestnut

Breeder: Easton Farm Park, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Owner: Mrs L. Wakeham, Higher Cookworthy, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0ED.  Tel: 01566784208

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