5 July 2017
The British Horse Society wants to ensure that riders have the skills required to feel confident when riding out in all conditions. Our new Ride Safe Award, launching this July, aims to do just that, by equipping riders with the skills they need to r...
7 June 2017
BBC Broadcaster Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes echoed the thoughts of many riders while speaking at the BHS’s Real Horsepower Safety Conference, held at the Royal Veterinary College on 6 June.
30 Mar 2017
In the past year alone*, 426 road incidents have been reported to The British Horse Society (BHS), resulting in the death of one person and 21 horses.
14 Mar 2017
Over the last five years there have been 2000 reported road incidents in the UK involving horses. Most – over 1500 – involved vehicles passing the horse too closely; over 180 resulted in the death of a horse, and 36 caused the death of the rider.
16 Feb 2017
Jan Roche, BHS National Manager for Wales, met with Huw Irranca Davies AM at the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay to discuss Dead Slow and update him fully on the great work we are doing to raise awareness of passing horses on the roads as we approach t...
21 Dec 2016
The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign has been awarded Driver Education Campaign of the Year, by the Driving Instructors Association (DIA).
Gareth Llewellyn, CEO of the DVSA presented the BHS with the award last week.
A DIA spok...
7 Dec 2016
Jake Berry used the road traffic accident prevention debate yesterday (7.12.16) as an opportunity to discuss rider and road safety, once again pledging his support to The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign.
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.
8 Sept 2016
BHS extends their congratulations to representatives at Greater Manchester Police Mounted Branch, as police horses Hexam, Captain and Tangle were awarded 'Public Service Animals of the Year' at the Animal Hero Awards 2016.
The GMP h...
3 Aug 2016
In a brand new partnership announced today, The Department for Transport (DfT) are putting their support behind The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead Slow campaign by producing a short, public information film to show car drivers how to pass horses ...
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