shire horse experience days




Our five star Shire Horse Experience Days are designed to give participants the basic information on harnessing and driving a heavy horse with plenty of hands on activity. The day runs at our premises in the Shropshire Hills AONB, SY6 6NP. 

It is a perfict gift for someone special or addition to your holiday in Shropshire.

The day runs from 10AM-4PM with activities including:

- Explanation of the different types of harness used for heavy horse

- Harnessing the horse

- Driving using plough harness (usually pulling logs)

- Driving using cart harness (pulling a cart or dray)

- A maximum of three participants allows for plenty of hands on opportunity to harness and drive a horse.

- The activities of the day are not too demanding, but reasonable physical ability is required.

We recommend warm clothing and suitable footwear.


  • £ 150.00 per person

  • £ 280.00 per couple

  • The cost includes tea/coffee and a light lunch.

You may bring a guest/spectator to accompany you on your day.

We charge £ 30.00 for this which includes tea/coffee and light lunch.


  • A non-refundable deposit of £ 30 per person is required on booking.

  • The balance is due one week before the Experience Day.

Gift Vouchers

  • If you wish to purchase an Experience Day as a gift, we can provide a Gift Voucher.

  • Full payment is due when the voucher is issued and is valid for 12 months.



In the unlikely event of the day being cancelled by ourselves due to unforseen circumstances, a full refund will be given or where possible another day will be arranged.


  • if you intend to make our experience day a part of a holiday break in shropshire, check out middle farm cottages.