28 Jan 2014
A Welsh Bill providing local authorities with the tools to combat fly grazing, abandonment and the straying of horses comes into force today. But while charities welcome the decisive action of Wales, they fear this could mean real trouble for England
14 Jan 2014
Lee Hackett, BHS Director of Equine Policy, looks at an insidious side to the current equine welfare crisis - the cheap selling on of 'rescued' and unwanted horses, and their worrying fates.
13 Jan 2014
Two of the UK’s most prevalent equine welfare problems have come to the fore in the latest issue of British Horse, the membership magazine of The British Horse Society.
27 Nov 2013
The need for urgent Government action to end the neglect of thousands of horses by addressing the illegal and unacceptable practice of fly grazing in England was the subject of a recent Westminster Hall debate - but Defra has been reluctant to act.
15 Nov 2013
The British Horse Society has welcomed the suggestion from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal that a debate is needed into Britain's attitude towards horsemeat and how this might impact on equine welfare.
13 Nov 2013
The BHS, RSPCA, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, HorseWorld and Blue Cross have welcomed the passing of the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill by the Welsh Government, and call for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
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.
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...
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.
16 Oct 2012
The British Horse Society, along with other major welfare charities, has called for government and public help in a landmark report that warns of an impending crisis in England and Wales which could leave the welfare of 6,000* horses at risk.
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