Sponsor one of the Wimpole Shires

Shires held by Vicky in the traditional yard

Help us look after the magnificent Wimpole Shires by donating to our sponsorship scheme.

Did you know Jasper likes his ears scratched, Lady loves having her belly tickled and Murphy is a selfie celebrity?  Our Shires all have their own personality and here is your chance to get to know them better.

Learn about what they have done in their life before they came to Wimpole and all the ups and downs of their lives with us here.

Just £50 covers the cost of a vet call out fee or two horse shoes or four bags of horse feed which lasts a month, essential everyday costs to keep these magnificent horses at Wimpole.

All of our horses are available to sponsor; Murphy, Jasper, Lady, Queenie and Stanley, which enables you to come and meet your horse one to one, have your photograph taken with them and have your special moment with them.  Our meet and greet days for 2021 are as follows:

Sunday 8 August - Lady

Sunday 15 August - Stanley

Sunday 21 August - Jasper

Sunday 3 October - Murphy

Saturday 9 October - Queenie

Saturday 16 October - Lady

Sunday 17 October - Jasper 

When you donate you receive . . .

  • an information pack on your horse including "A year in the life of a Wimpole Shire"
  • a sponsorship certificate
  • a breed information sheet
  • a breed history sheet
  • a photo of your horse
  • an invitation to come and meet your horse for you and one other
  • a Christmas card from your horse

Get all this for just £50 a year and help us to continue our important work to preserve this 'At Risk' farm breed.

A great gift for birthdays or Christmas for friends and family.

Sponsor a Wimpole Shire horse

For more information about sponsoring our Shire Horses, email our team on the farm. 

" Sponsoring Jasper makes visiting Wimpole that bit more special, we get to see him and make an extra fuss of him."
- Tim Bishop, Sponsor of a Wimpole Shire Horse