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...
21 June 2018
Letters, tweets, polls from your BHS.
18 Apr 2018
Nearly a thousand delegates attended The British Horse Society’s International Conventions, held across two venues, for six days in total. With top speakers, including: Christoph Hess, Chris Bartle FBHS, Dr Andrew McLean, Michael Peace, Sam York FBHS...
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...
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.
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