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.
1 Feb 2018
‘Britain’s best walks’ were revealed by Julia Bradbury, with the Lake District coming up top. However, the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has found that horse riders can only access half of these routes. Of those that can...
15 Dec 2017
Horse riders, cyclists and walkers in England are currently at risk of having their access to our countryside restricted, warns The British Horse Society.
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.
11 Sept 2017
The British Horse Society (BHS) welcomes Hampshire County Council’s recent work fitting anti-slip treads to three bridge crossings over the railway in the New Forest, providing safer links to tracks across the New Forest Crownlands.
21 July 2017
In response to the statement issued by the BEF Board yesterday, we would like to provide some clarification on the position of the Founding Members of the Federation.
Last week, prior to the BEF Council Meeting on Wednesday 12 July, the Chairs...
28 Nov 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) recognised the best of the equestrian world, at its annual awards ceremony, held in Saddler's Hall, London on Friday.
Amongst those recognised this year were HRH the Princess Royal, Mike Tucker and Hannah Francis.
22 Sept 2016
A bridleway in Silkstone can now be enjoyed by horse riders and cyclists, thanks to a British Horse Society volunteer.
Gale Jacques, BHS Access and Bridleways Officer for Silkstone, used maps dating back to 1820 to correctly record on the definitive...
19 Aug 2016
An equestrian group affiliated to The British Horse Society dedicated a newly opened 870m route in Leyland, to local rider Lorraine Wood, who passed away from cancer 18 months ago.
17 May 2016
Horse riders on the Isle of Wight will forever be able to enjoy a longer riding circular route after a landowner kindly dedicated a permissive bridleway to an officially recorded public bridleway.
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