"When you visit the farm this year, remember to say hello to our new Shire Horses
, William and Alfie who have been taking to the farm duties well and learning from Charlie and Joe who have moved to lighter duties, letting the younger boys tackle the heavier work."
John Robinson, operations manager, said: "The brewery wouldn't have grown to become as successful as it is today without the work of our faithful Shire horses
The National Shire Horse
Show is the largest gathering of shire horses
in the world.
The two royals were also (https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/1014132714935644160) introduced to two magnificent Shire horses
at the Dyfed Shire horse
farm in Pembrokeshire.
The couple then visited Dyfed Shire Horse
Farm at Eglwyswrw, near Crymych - a family-run enterprise that has been breeding the Dyfed bloodline of shire horses
for almost 40 years on a farm that has been in the same family since 1849.
Ash End Farm owners, the Rawlins, have been breeding shire horses
since the early part of the last century when they had a haulage company known as 'Rawlins Bros' based in Birmingham.
Along with the noise complaints, Stephen says neighbours of the farm have also stopped planning permission from going ahead to make bigger stables for his huge Shire horses
and ploughing oxen will be on show at an event in Northumberland.
My father was a carter before and after World War II and he used to take me and my brother to Birkenhead on an early Sunday morning to clean the stables and feed and water the Shire Horses
- I think the stables were in Taylor Street, Birkenhead.
As Major, William and Ted, the three magnificent Shire horses
showed off their logging skills, Mr Sykes said: "There is the possibility of establishing a Shire Horse
Visitor Centre at Farnley as an attraction which will exhibit the way our forefathers extracted lumber from the forests and how they ploughed the fields.
Here he rekindled a love of Shire horses
discovered when working as a woodman near Witney, Oxfordshire, after the war.
* HOWING shire horses
has been a family affair for the Billings' family for decades.