1 July 2013
As temperatures soar and we all try desperately to top up our tans, it is important not to forget that it isn’t just us people who suffer in the heat.
Many horses will find the current heatwave uncomfortable, but the good news is there is ple...
19 June 2013
A south Wales man has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of 27 horses. The verdict came a month after his two sons admitted offences relating to the same group of equines.
3 Apr 2013
The Equine Sector Council is appealing to as many horse owners as possible to complete a short questionnaire on horse passports.
Defra withdrew funding for the National Equine Database in September 2012, leading to its closure. This means ther...
6 Mar 2013
The actor Martin Clunes was presented with a special commendation at yesterday’s National Equine Forum (NEF), Tuesday 5 March 2013, on behalf of The British Horse Society, the Blue Cross, HorseWorld, Redwings, the RSPCA and World Horse Wel...
5 Feb 2013
You may have seen the recent news stories concerning an outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV 1) in Gloucestershire.
19 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society has expressed its shock and revulsion at the sickening footage which shows the appalling mistreatment of horses being slaughtered at the Red Lion Abattoir in Cheshire.
The covert video, obtained by Hillside Ani...
16 Jan 2013
The recent revelations concerning horse meat being identified in various meat products has highlighted concerns about meat traceability and equine welfare.
The British Horse Society believes that a number of serious food hygiene issues nee...
15 Jan 2013
A new initiative launched by The British Horse Society will ensure that no horse owner has to face the loss of their equine companion alone.
The charity has introduced a new scheme, ‘Friends at the End’, in response to pleas f...
23 Nov 2012
With the horrendous spell of weather experienced this week, and with more rain forecast, large parts of the country are battling against flood conditions. As miserable as these conditions are for us, they are even worse for our four-legged frien...
14 Nov 2012
More and more people are becoming aware that we are on the verge of a genuine equine welfare crisis in the UK on a completely unprecedented scale. But there is a simple way that everyone can help lobby for crucial legislation and funding.
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