If you would like to become a member of the IHS please read the information below and choose an appropriate membership type.

All memberships run from 1st January to 31st December.

Members joining or renewing before 1st December will be enrolled for the current year and will receive all back issues available for that year.

Members joining or renewing on or after 1st December will be enrolled for the following year (Membership will run from 1st January following enrollment).


The society has now agreed discounts with several suppliers which our members can take advantage of -
For FULL details see the IHS News page


Please read carefully before choosing which membership is most suitable for you as although it is possible to upgrade your membership at a later date such upgrades will be liable for an administration charge of £2 (thus for example upgrading to Family from Single would cost £3 plus the administration charge making a total of £5).

Single (UK) £24.00 - Allows ONE person only to attend a Breeders’ Meeting.

Family (UK) £27.00 - Allows TWO adults and their children (up to age 16) to attend a Breeders’ Meeting.
PLEASE NOTE: Adults to be residing at the same postal address.

Business (UK) £40.00 - Allows FOUR adults only to attend a Breeders’ Meeting.
PLEASE NOTE: A business membership ONLY entitles the business OWNER to Membership of the society. People with Business Membership may only sell dry/fancy goods at a Breeders’ Meeting NOT livestock.

Overseas & Europe (Family or Single) £32.00


A number of options are available for you to pay your membership fee.

Option 1 - By Post:
Download the Membership Application Form PDF (Requires Adobe Reader) then print off, complete and send by post enclosing your cheque for the required amount.

Option 2 - By Telephone:
Call 01274 548342 to give your contact details and pay over the telephone using your credit/debit card.

Option 3 - Online:
Pay securely using Paypal. To do so, simply choose your membership type from the drop-down menu below and click the 'Pay Now' button. (Please Note: Paypal payments have an additional administration charge of £1 which is included in the prices shown below). Your contact details will be taken from those on your Paypal account.

Please note: It is NOT necessary to submit a Membership Application Form if using either Option 2 or 3.
Your membership welcome pack containing your ID card will normally be sent out within one week after your membership application is completed.

IHS Membership Type


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