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.
1 Nov 2016
Horse riders, cyclists and carriage drivers in Wheathampstead have had their off-road routes extended thanks to funding from Sport England and the work of The British Horse Society (BHS) volunteers.
The 420-metre route, which runs along an old tree-l...
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...
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