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

Society Annual Awards


The following trophies are competed for throughout the year, and are presented at the Annual Dinner, towards the end of the showing season.

The Duphar Cup
for the best Agricultural Turnout Exhibitor at shows during the year

The Oakley Perpetual Trophy
for the best Trade Turnout Exhibitor at shows during the year

The A.E. Taylor/Stanley Mayhew Trophy
for the winner of the Working Carthorse Competition at the Spectacular

The Colony Orchid Cup
for the winner of the Timber Snigging Competition at the Spectacular

The Jane Rutherford Memorial Trophy
for the winner of the balance the beam competition at the Spectacular

The Working Suffolk of the Year Trophy
for the winner of the working Suffolk competition

The Leader Trophy
for the Best Young Handler at the Spectacular

The Young Persons Braiding Shield
for the Best Braider Under the Age of Twenty-one at the Spectacular

The Jenkins Family Youth Trophy & Commemorative Brass
for the best young handler at affiliated shows and the Spectacular

The Braiding Trophy in memory of Cliff Howard and John Purse
for the winner of the Braiding Competition at the Spectacular

The Suffolk Horse Society Award for Achievement
The Robert Peacock Perpetual Trophy  

The Wolton Rose Bowl
for the stallion siring the most foals registered by the date of the dinner

The Brian Cooper Perpetual Trophy
for the best stallion exhibited at shows during the season

The Cherrytrees George Murray
for the best horse exhibited In Hand at shows during the season

The Centenary Perpetual Challenge Cup
for the most successful exhibitor of In Hand horses during the year

The Golden Grandchild Perpetual Trophy
for the best foal at the foal and yearling show

Supreme Champion Trophy
for the winner of the Suffolk supreme championship

Foal Watch

🌝 Welcome to the World 🌝


04/06/17 Nedging Rose

02/06/17 Grane Valley Judith

30/05/17 Chatsworth Princess Beatrice

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

Latest news

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

The First Ever SUFFOLK DAY this June 25th

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 


Sherborne Castle Country Fair & Rare Breeds Show

29th May 2017

Sherborne Castle, Dorset DT9 5NR

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!




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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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