29 Mar 2018
Michael Edward George Tucker
30 November 1944 – 28 March 2018
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mike Tucker.
Lynn Petersen, Chief Executive of The British Horse Society said; “Mike Tucker was a dear friend of the BHS and...
26 Mar 2018
Calling all yard owners… we want to know about your business rates situation! Almost one year on from the sharp increase in rateable values, and in the latest phase of our business rates campaign, we have launched a short survey to ask you about your...
The government has launched a consultation on its proposals for the future of food, farming and the environment. This will shape the upcoming agriculture bill and have a significant impact on the future of access to the countryside.
The British Horse...
To enter the competition, entrants must complete the current online survey relating to Business Rates and their impact on riding schools, livery yards and competition venues.
One winner will be chosen and will receive 6 BHS polo shirts in th...
22 Mar 2018
East of England
Read about the East of England Access Conference and download notes from the day.
Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Mounted Unit will be the first force in the country, to take The British Horse Society’s ‘Ride Safe’ Award. They want to lead by example and show riders of all ages and abilities, that it is vital that they learn how...
19 Mar 2018
The following obituary is written by Jillie Rogers & Ann Bostock.
We are very sad to learn of the passing of Lynne Baldwin, after a short illness in a hospital near Woodcuts near Salisbury in Wiltshire on 18th March.
Lynne and I trained toge...
8 Mar 2018
The British Horse Society is urging drivers to be more careful when passing horses, after revealing today that on average one incident a day happens on UK roads.
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary lameness and discomfort.
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