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 ...
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.
18 Oct 2018
The British Horse Society releases a statement following today’s (18 October 2018) review of the Highway Code. The review is set to empower cyclists and pedestrians, with no mention of horse riders.
21 Sept 2018
Our Chief Executive, Lynn Petersen has a passion for horses and in her spare time loves riding her own horse, Teddy.
Unfortunately, she was involved in a horse riding accident over the weekend, and suffered a number of broken bones. Lynn is in good s...
13 June 2018
The BHS launches today (13 June) a virtual reality film at Parliament to raise awareness of the issues horse riders face on Britain’s roads.
Since the launch of The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead Slow campaign two years ago, the BHS has been wor...
21 May 2018
The British Horse Society (BHS) have partnered with Merseyside Road Safety Partnership’s Safer Roads Team and Merseyside Police’s Mounted Unit to deliver ‘Operation Safe Pass’ in the North West.
22 Mar 2018
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...
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...
26 Jan 2018
Viv Spencer was thrown from her horse when a loose dog ran onto her land, causing her horse to panic, bolt and kick. She received a kick to the head and leg, but didn’t suffer any serious injuries thanks to her new hat.
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