The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove has proposed that farmers could be rewarded if they open up their land for public use. You can read the full article here.
The British Horse Society campaigns for the creation of new off-road routes and we work to keep these routes available for riders and carriage drivers to do. Our roads are becoming increasingly dangerous, so safe places for riders to ride are vital. Unfortunately, riders have access to just 22% of the rights of way network, whilst carriage drivers can only access 5%. Therefore, we welcome any proposals that increase off-road access for horse and rider.
You can find out more about our access and rights of way work here.