The Horse section of Moreton Show 2023 welcomes some exciting new changes this year; the Show Jumping classes have moved to the Main Arena which means there is now a dedicated ring to hold a Team Eventer Challenge! This competition consists of a team of four riders competing over a course of Show Jumps, once completed, they then have to tackle a course of Cross-Country obstacles – striving to be the team home with the optimum time round. The team with the quickest time will be crowned Moreton Shows Team Eventing Champions! In the showing rings, the timetable of classes has bee..
For the first time ever, Moreton Show will be holding a Sheep Shearing competition at the show in September. The competition will include four classes: Junior, which will start at 9:00am on Show Day, and then the Intermediate, Senior, and Open classes will follow. CAPTION: Ben Cottrell, Chief Steward, Sheep Shearing at Moreton Show 2023.This action-packed competition is a baarilliant new attraction to the show and aims to draw competitors from all over the country, to compete at one of the last competitions of the season. Moreton Show hopes this new competition will promote and ..
Three one-day agricultural shows in the Midlands are pleased to announce the Three Shires Cattle Competition also referred to as the ‘Triple Crown’ for cattle showing is back and has three new sponsors. Hanbury Countryside Show in Worcestershire (Saturday, July 1st), Burwarton Show in Shropshire (Thursday, August 3rd) and Moreton Show in Gloucestershire (Saturday, September 2nd) will award the Three Shires Cattle Trophy to the exhibitor who gains the most points across all three shows. The respected award, with a £1,000 top prize, is sponsored by MBG Veterinary Surge..
Galloping at events including The London International Horse Show, the team at Moreton Show 2023 are excited to announce the return of the Shetland Pony Grand National to the main arena.For the third year in a row, Moreton Show invite attendees to cheer on the talented young riders in the Shetland Pony Grand National. The exiguous equestrians will race the course on their steeds and encourage everyone to enjoy the fun-packed programme at Moreton Show 2023.The Shetland Pony Grand National team say: ‘All you need is your own registered Shetland Pony or loan of a Shetland Pony and you too could b..
The Moreton Show team are excited to present 165 acres of farming, food and family fun on Saturday 2nd September 2023. Set in the heart of the North Cotswolds, Moreton Show is a firm favourite in the rural calendar. It’s a premier one-day agricultural show, which returns on Saturday 2nd September 2023 with all the best bits of the countryside packed into the beloved showground. Moreton Show has been established for over 70 years and is now one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the country, attracting more than 20,000 visitors and 200 trade stands. The show prid..
Moreton Show returned on Saturday 3rd September as a wonderful celebration of British life. CAPTION: Tommy Digweed – Champion Sheep Young Handler – with Tom Hayman-Joyce, Chair of Moreton Show.The Moreton-in-Marsh and District Agricultural and Horse Show Society put on another fantastic family-friendly show at the weekend.The Batsford Estate was awash with farming and equestrian fanatics, who joined together to showcase livestock, horses and home & garden produce in the 165-acre showground.Some of the Show’s highlights included a fly-past from the World's only flyable WWII Lan..
The Home and Garden area is the centre of Moreton Show.Farming, food and family fun are on the agenda for Moreton Show 2022, with the Home & Garden Marquee in the heart of the showground. This hidden gem embraces the very idea of the Show - where there really is something for everyone. The vegetables classes are always outstanding and always a great battle to find out who has the best blanched leeks and which beetroot is the most perfectly rounded. Although the growing conditions may have been a little tricky this year, there is no doubt that the green fingered competitors will ‘pu..
Moreton Show is one of the biggest one-day agricultural shows in the country, showcasing the best in British agriculture, the equestrian world and rural life.After the success of the revamped layout for the 2021 show, the team have decided to keep the widened aisle ways and the fantastic Food and Retails Avenues, which were a sell out last year.The Show not only celebrates the best of the British countryside but also the wonderful businesses that have shown endeavour across the Cotswolds. The Food and Retail Avenues are full to the brim with local businesses, from locally reared Herefor..
The Countryside In A Day - Farming, Food & Family Fun! Moreton Show is one of the biggest one-day agricultural shows in the UK. The 165 acre site in the beautiful North Cotswolds is packed with things to see and do – and buy. Traditional and always changing – that’s what they say about Moreton Show. Come for the day and prepare to be surprised at how much there is to see. There is an outstanding Grand Arena timetable planned, including Squibb Freestyle Stunt Bikes, the Shetland Pony Grand National, a parade of the Hounds, as well as some top Show Jumping and the..
WINNERS Congratulations to Robert Surman who won our farmtastic competition to meet and greet Kaleb Cooper at Moreton Show. Also to our runner’s up: Linda Aylett and Justine Saxby Thomas, who win e-tickets. See you there! WINNER |Robert Surman: “There was a young lad called kaleb cooper, that stared on a show with many bloopers, he did quite a lot down on old diddly squat just for the chance at Morton show meeting you lot !” RUNNER-UP |Linda Aylett: “Kaleb of the Cotswolds. The wheel farmer round these parts” RUNNER-UP | Justine Saxby Thomas: “Living the dream His..
As Moreton Show returns for 2022 the team are making the final touches to the timetable and confirm that they’ve secured the mini jockeys and their steeds for the second year in a row. The Shetland Pony Grand National was a galloping success last year and visitors can now look forward to watching the Shetlands and their junior jockeys race around the arena again in 2022. These junior jockeys tour up and down the country competing at many prestigious events including, Royal Windsor Horse Show, The Game Fair and Badminton Horse Trials. In this event, the jockeys jump over mini ..
Three agricultural shows in the Midlands are pleased to announce the relaunch of the Three Shires Cattle Competition, the ‘Triple Crown’ for showing cattle. Hanbury Countryside Show in Worcestershire (Saturday, July 2nd), Burwarton Show in Shropshire (Thursday, August 4th) and Moreton Show in Gloucestershire (Saturday, September 3rd) will award the Three Shires Cattle Trophy to the exhibitor who gains the most points across all three shows. The respected award, with a £1,000 top prize, is sponsored by Chanelle Animal Health manufacturers of the Doramax Pour-on. Kathryn ..
Locals will probably have noticed that work is underway to restore and renovate the ancient Four Shire Stone which is said to have inspired the Lords of the Rings author, J.R.R. Tolkien.Tolkien was a frequent visitor to this corner of the Cotswolds and it’s understood that this waymarker, which is around a mile and half from Moreton in Marsh, caught his imagination. Fans of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings will know of the Three Farthing Stone of the Shire.The top of the 15 ft high pillar - which marks the ancient boundary between Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and Worcesters..
Moreton Show returns on Saturday 3rd September 2022. After a bumper Moreton Show 2021, when the countryside extravaganza returned with a bang, the team present Moreton Show 2022 and promise it will be even better than last year! Moreton Show is a premier one-day agricultural show, set in the heart of the North Cotswolds. It has been established for over 70 years and is now one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the country attracting more than 20,000 visitors. The show, prides itself on its traditional values, providing a stage for local produce and crafts, as w..