3 Oct 2018
The first in a series of equine healthcare and education clinics to be held in Scotland has been hailed a huge success.
2 July 2018
Please find advice from the Animal Health Trust about Equine Herpes Virus (EHV). This advice has been issued due to increased reports of the virus in several European countries. Please read the advice to ensure you are aware of any of the potential s...
8 May 2018
We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone that came to visit us at Badminton Horse Trials. We had a great time in the sunshine and we are proud to have been charity of the year. The British Horse Society works hard to promote the prevention ...
24 Apr 2018
The UK is in the midst of a horse over-population crisis, with too many horses and not enough knowledgeable owners to look after them, resulting in an increase in the number of cases of abandonment and neglect.
16 Apr 2018
Throughout April, we will be raising awareness of our welfare work, as part of our Platinum Year celebrations.
12 Apr 2018
The 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse will once again see Britain’s leading equine welfare organisations and charities come together to highlight the welfare factors which affect Britain’s horses.
Horse owners across Scotland are invited to the annual Scottish Equine Welfare Conference (11 May) which will be held at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, Glasgow and will this year focus on ‘Keeping the Modern Equine’.
8 Mar 2018
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.
29 Jan 2018
Racing Welfare has introduced a Welfare Officer, Lucy, working across Scotland to ensure that industry staff receive support to navigate life challenges such as accidents and injuries, mental health and wellbeing, money matters, relationships and ret...
5 Jan 2018
The British Horse Society’s Welfare Department has seen an increase in calls from horse owners concerned about colic during these winter months.
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