8 Mar 2018
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
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.
10 Nov 2017
Owners report of horses “running in blind panic” over Bonfire weekend due to the stress and trauma caused by fireworks, according to the largest equine charity in the UK, The British Horse Society (BHS).
17 Oct 2017
The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards (11 October), recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety.
8 Oct 2017
Forest Enterprise Scotland has produced new advisory posters that raise awareness of the needs of dog walkers and horse riders who visit Scotland’s forests.
25 Sept 2017
Because of a spate of serious dog attacks on ridden horses in Scotland, BHS Scotland has joined forces with The Forestry Commission Scotland and The Kennel Club to produce a new advisory poster.
14 Sept 2017
The British Horse Society supports the latest RAF safety campaign.
23 Jan 2017
BHS Scotland Chairman honored with Points of Light Award.
29 Nov 2016
To coincide with Road Safety Week, The British Horse Society has released a mannequin challenge video showing the scene of a road accident involving a horse rider and car. The Society hopes the important message will save lives.
27 Oct 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) castrated its 200th colt on Wednesday (19 October) to help tackle the UK’s horse overpopulation crisis.
Veterinary professionals and students volunteered their time to help the charity through the British Equine ...
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