19 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society has expressed its shock and revulsion at the sickening footage which shows the appalling mistreatment of horses being slaughtered at the Red Lion Abattoir in Cheshire.
The covert video, obtained by Hillside Ani...
16 Jan 2013
The recent revelations concerning horse meat being identified in various meat products has highlighted concerns about meat traceability and equine welfare.
The British Horse Society believes that a number of serious food hygiene issues nee...
15 Jan 2013
A new initiative launched by The British Horse Society will ensure that no horse owner has to face the loss of their equine companion alone.
The charity has introduced a new scheme, ‘Friends at the End’, in response to pleas f...
23 Nov 2012
With the horrendous spell of weather experienced this week, and with more rain forecast, large parts of the country are battling against flood conditions. As miserable as these conditions are for us, they are even worse for our four-legged frien...
14 Nov 2012
More and more people are becoming aware that we are on the verge of a genuine equine welfare crisis in the UK on a completely unprecedented scale. But there is a simple way that everyone can help lobby for crucial legislation and funding.
1 Nov 2012
For many people, Bonfire Night is an enjoyable evening spent watching spectacular firework displays and warming themselves by a bonfire, but for horse owners it can be a time of concern and distress.
Fireworks can frighten even the most sensible ho...
16 Oct 2012
The British Horse Society, along with other major welfare charities, has called for government and public help in a landmark report that warns of an impending crisis in England and Wales which could leave the welfare of 6,000* horses at risk.
31 July 2012
Two places have become available on each of this year's BHS Challenge Rides in India (6-16 October 2012 and 16-26 October 2012).
18 July 2012
Society continues fight against toxic plant with third national survey
2 July 2012
Scottish equestrians are being urged to take part in an important online survey to collect information about the conditions and welfare standards of commercial equine establishments.
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