Welcome to the Essex Shire Horse Association. You'll find lots of information on the Shire Horse breed as well as the activities of the Essex Shire Horse Association like the annual Essex Heavy Horse and Driving Show, taking place on Sunday 2nd August, near Barleylands in Essex.

We always welcome new members to the Association, so please visit the Join The ESHA page to find out more.

We're often running Quiz Nights, BBQs and other events to get us all together and having fun, so look out for the latest events on Facebook and our Events page!

Always held on the first Sunday in August near Barleylands, the annual Essex Heavy Horse and Driving Show is a day out not to be missed! There are horses of all sizes, from Shetland ponies and Hackney horses, up to Shires and Suffolk Punches. We have an excellent array of classic vehicles, including MGs, buses, tractors and stationary engines. There are entertainments for children, owls, ferret racing, craft and trade stands, a fun dog show and a variety of refreshments.

Parking is free.

Ticket prices:-
Adults - 10.00      Senior Citizens - 8.00     Children under 14 are free!      Gates open 9am.

Check out the Annual Show pages for how to find us and what's on! You can enter online for the Horse Classes, and download application forms to book a Trade Stand or register your Classic Vehicle. Applications close on 12th July 2020.

Registered as a charity with the Charity Commission No. 292994

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