Suffolk & heavy horse information

There is a surprising amount of information on the Suffolk Punch around the world, as well as other heavy horses,shows, breeding and working.

Breed societies in UK, North America and Australia


Good introductory information on the breed.

United Kingdom

The Suffolk Punch Trust

The Trust was formed to take on the famous Hollesley Bay Suffolk Punch Stud from the British Prison Service, when it was sold off. It remains the largest Suffolk stud in the UK.

The Rare Breeds Survival Trust

Suffolk breed preservation

BBC news archive


Suffolk Punch Australia

WoodBarn Draught Horse Stud

The Australian Heavy Horses website

"The Gateway to heavy horse links, information & contacts in Australia and overseas"

Commonwealth Clydesdale Horse Society 

Generously provided Suffolk classes at their last show at Werribeee

Rare Breeds Trust of Australia

Rare and Minority Breeds of Horses in Australia

New Zealand

Imported into New Zealand first in the 1840s to 1850s, and re-introduced in the 1980s.

They are now recorded as rare by the Rare Breeds Conservation Society of New Zealand

North America

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

Suffolk breed preservation in North America