18 Oct 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Canewdon Equestrians are launching a new initiative today (18 October) to teach primary school children between the ages of 9-11 years old on how to pass horses safely on the road as pedestrians, cyclists and passe...
26 Sept 2019
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal yesterday (25 September) paid a visit to Askham Bryan College near York to attend a road safety awareness event organised by The British Horse Society (BHS) and the College.
As Vice-Patron of the BHS and ...
20 Sept 2019
Drivers are being reminded to check their trailers are safe before each journey as the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) increases the number of inspections on light trailers it carries out.
In 2014 a preventable tragedy occurred when a tra...
7 June 2019
Visitors to the Surrey Hills are encouraged to “Be Nice, Say Hi”, as the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) adopts the joint campaign of cycling and horse-riding charities, Cycling UK and The British Horse Society (BHS...
14 Mar 2019
Alarming new statistics have revealed nearly two horses a week are being killed on UK roads, with over 845 incidents involving horses and drivers reported to The British Horse Society last year.
14 Jan 2019
Whilst encounters between horses and gritting lorries are fairly infrequent, the nature of these vehicles with flashing lights and the noise from the spreading equipment is not familiar to most horses. This may cause the horse to react in a way that ...
5 Dec 2018
The British Horse Society and UK Road Offender Education are thrilled to reveal that equines and equestrians will now be identified as vulnerable road users in National Driver Offender Retraining Schemes.
20 Nov 2018
The British Horse Society (BHS) is proudly supporting Brake’s ‘Bike Smart’ campaign for this year’s Road Safety Week, a week long initiative designed to promote road safety through lifesaving messages.
19 Nov 2018
The British Horse Society’s (BHS) annual Sefton Awards, last week, celebrated three individuals who have recently made significant contributions to equestrian safety. Q
2 Nov 2018
Following the recent Highway Code review announcement, The British Horse Society (BHS) is urgently appealing to the general public to write to their MP to ensure the safety needs of equestrians are not forgotten in the Highway Code Review.
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