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30 Mar 2017
In the past year alone*, 426 road incidents have been reported to The British Horse Society (BHS), resulting in the death of one person and 21 horses.
20 Mar 2017
BHS Scotland are proud partners of Save a Life for Scotland
14 Mar 2017
Over the last five years there have been 2000 reported road incidents in the UK involving horses. Most – over 1500 – involved vehicles passing the horse too closely; over 180 resulted in the death of a horse, and 36 caused the death of the rider.
21 Dec 2016
The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign has been awarded Driver Education Campaign of the Year, by the Driving Instructors Association (DIA).
Gareth Llewellyn, CEO of the DVSA presented the BHS with the award last week.
A DIA spok...
3 Oct 2016
New mounting blocks have been installed by Highways England either side of the Chilworth Drove bridge to allow horse riders to easily dismount and safely use the bridge with their horses.
15 Sept 2016
Please be informed of the Claycross Rd Cycle Race taking place on Sunday 25 September 2016
8 Sept 2016
BHS extends their congratulations to representatives at Greater Manchester Police Mounted Branch, as police horses Hexam, Captain and Tangle were awarded 'Public Service Animals of the Year' at the Animal Hero Awards 2016.
The GMP h...
28 May 2016
A serious road incident involving police horses has prompted a new horse road safety campaign, launched today (28 May) in Manchester city centre.
18 Apr 2016
A Coventry-based saddler is offering riders a discount on riding hats that were damaged in a fall.
24 Mar 2016
The BHS has launched its road safety awareness campaign, Dead Slow, to remind drivers to drive responsibly around horses.
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