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Shire

a massive English draft-horse, 17 to 18 hands high, bay, brown, black, gray, white markings commonly with dark colors; long feather on legs.
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Shire horse. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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We are very proud of our shire horses and have a breeding programme, winning a lot of local shows with our mares and foals.
On Saturday, July 4, at Bailey Park, conveniently near the town centre in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, one of the largest Shire Horse shows in the UK will be celebrating its 33rd annual event.
Mark Roberts will be exhibiting some of his collection at this year's North Wales Shire Horse Society open day.
The organisation also received pounds 3,000 from the Shire Horse Society of Great Britain at last night's Town Hall event.
Equestrian experts believe dwindling numbers of females and a lack of young breeders are leaving British shire horse numbers falling to "dangerous levels".
HISTORY: Bulldozers finally put an end to the Shire Horse pub, to the delight of station officer John Hill (far left) and Station Commander at Foleshill Paul Thomason, who had also called for the pub to be knocked down
It includes two nights' dinner, bed, breakfast and Saturday lunch, a souvenir sweatshirt, baseball cap, beer glass - and even an optional bag of shire horse ma nure
The fact that Magic is a big shire horse and heavily pregnant made the rescue a lot more difficult.
A SHIRE horse, street food from across the globe and a barn raising were just some of the delights on offer this weekend at the Conwy Feast.
And even in the 21st century the removal of timber from some areas of Farnley Tyas is better carried out by the Shire horse rather than cumbersome and intrusive machines.
Owner Emyr Williams, who runs a Shire horse stud at Ddrydwy Farm, Penscarnisiog, Ty Croes, is now building a closed paddock ready for their homecoming next week.
His wife (Emily Watson) is furious, having expected him to come home with a much cheaper shire horse to plough the family's field and keep their landlord (David Thewlis) off their backs.