1 July 2020
A brand new story map has been created for the John Muir Way which provides a step-by-step guide to potential multi-use access barriers along the 134-mile route across central Scotland from Helensburgh to Dunbar.
Thanks to BHS Scotland’s countr...
22 May 2020
The British Horse Society is appealing for local people to come forward and help save thousands of miles of unrecorded rights of way which are in danger of being lost forever. These include footpaths and bridleways loved by the country’s dog wa...
2 Mar 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Experience Community CIC have joined forces to launch an educational video highlighting and promoting the respectful use of multi-user rights of way.
The video, aimed at those accessing countryside routes by foot...
24 Feb 2020
On 1 January 2026, bridleways in England and Wales that aren’t formally recorded will be lost to the public. Our campaign, Project 2026, aims to safeguard bridleways for public use so that equestrians today and in the future have safe off-road ...
21 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is voicing its support for the new Agriculture Bill 2019-20 following its introduction to the House of Commons on January 16.
Mark Weston, Director of Access at The British Horse Society said: “The BHS welcomes t...
17 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society works tirelessly to protect, improve and create safe off-road routes for equestrians, but we can’t do it all alone! Town and country planning in the UK can have a significant impact on equestrians, but a little underst...
14 Oct 2019
Horse riders, carriage drivers, walkers and cyclists are now able to enjoy a previously unusable byway in Ardeley, Hertfordshire following repair works to a muddy and particularly difficult section of the roman road.
Back in the winter of 2018, this ...
4 Sept 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Knowlton Parish Council have successfully joined forces to raise funds for essential work on an unsafe bridleway in Horton.
The bridleway had grossly deteriorated over time becoming overgrown with dangerous and u...
7 Aug 2019
The BHS Platinum Riders are those who choose to ride 70km and raise at least £70 to help every UK horse and rider have somewhere safe to ride off-road. By taking to the saddle, our Platinum Riders are directly improving the safety of UK riders ...
30 July 2019
The BHS would like to thank the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for commissioning and publishing the study and subsequent report on the analysis of the equine industry in Northern Ireland which you can read here. Thi...
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