24 Apr 2018
The UK is in the midst of a horse over-population crisis, with too many horses and not enough knowledgeable owners to look after them, resulting in an increase in the number of cases of abandonment and neglect.
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
The British Horse Society is urging drivers to be more careful when passing horses, after revealing today that on average one incident a day happens on UK roads.
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.
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.
6 Dec 2017
Yogi Breisner, Greater Manchester Police and Canewdon’s Equestrians Group, were amongst those recognised at the awards ceremony held in Saddlers’ Hall, London on Friday (24.11.17).
Fellow of the BHS, Yogi Breisner, received the President...
20 Nov 2017
A new report, conducted by the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society recommends reducing the national speed limit on roads where there is frequent equestrian activity.
5 Nov 2017
The British Horse Society (BHS) is delighted to announce a special moment in the history of the charity –it’s turning 70 this November.
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.
24 July 2017
Following the launch of The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead or Dead Slow campaign, which highlights the dangers that riders face every day on Britain’s roads, the Society (17 July) has launched its Ride Safe Award.
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