22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
24 Feb 2020
On 1 January 2026, bridleways in England and Wales that aren’t formally recorded will be lost to the public. Our campaign, Project 2026, aims to safeguard bridleways for public use so that equestrians today and in the future have safe off-road ...
14 Nov 2019
In support of this year’s Road Safety Week (18 – 24 November) The British Horse Society (BHS) has launched a new safety video as part of its ‘Dead? Or Dead Slow?’ campaign.
The new safety video features the BHS’s Direc...
18 Oct 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Canewdon Equestrians are launching a new initiative today (18 October) to teach primary school children between the ages of 9-11 years old on how to pass horses safely on the road as pedestrians, cyclists and passe...
3 Oct 2019
Newbury Racecourse, November 7th
A brand new set of aspiring jockeys will be heading to the starting line at Newbury Racecourse on November 7 to take part in The British Horse Society’s annual one mile charity flat race.
12 fresh j...
26 Sept 2019
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal yesterday (25 September) paid a visit to Askham Bryan College near York to attend a road safety awareness event organised by The British Horse Society (BHS) and the College.
As Vice-Patron of the BHS and ...
30 Aug 2019
Meet our amateur jockeys before they head to the starting gate for a mile long race on the flat in aid of the BHS’ charity appeals.
Support your favourite jockey(s), and their preferred causes, by donating on their individual fundraising pages....
30 July 2019
The BHS would like to thank the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for commissioning and publishing the study and subsequent report on the analysis of the equine industry in Northern Ireland which you can read here. Thi...
22 July 2019
HRH The Princess Royal visited a bridleway in Somerset to admire resurfacing works carried out by The BHS and Mendip Bridleways & Byways Association.
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