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The Wessex Heavy Horse Society

Show & Country Fayre

This year’s Show takes place on Sunday 22nd September 2024

The show will include classes for ridden and driven horses, as well as in-hand and harness classes and a Young Handler’s class.

Once again the show will host the All 4 Wood Tree Services West of England Heavy Horse In-hand and Harness Championships, a prestigious Championship that sees the best horses in the West of England compete against each other.  Qualifying shows happen throughout the summer Show season across the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset. For 2024 we welcome North Somerset Show as a NEW qualifying show.

Show schedules will be available from June!

West of England In-hand and Harness Championships 2024

To be held on Sunday 22nd September at the Turnpike Showground (between Gillingham and Shaftesbury) Dorset SP7 9PL

Qualifying Shows


North Somerset Show: 6th May

Devon County Show: 16th - 18th May

Royal Bath & West Show: 30th May - 1st June

Royal Cornwall Show: 6th -8th June

Camborne Show: 13th July

    Liskeard Show: 13th July

Mid Devon Show: 27th July

New Forest Show: 30th July - 1st August

Honiton Show: 1st August

Okehampton Show: 8th August

Ellingham and Ringwood Show: 10th August

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show: 15th - 16th August

Mid Somerset Show: 18th August

Melplash Show: 22nd August

Dorset County Show: 7th - 8th September

Romsey Show: 14th September

Please see individual Show websites for details and schedules.

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