9 Nov 2018
BBC Sports presenter Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes and retired police officer Fiona Symes celebrated a dead heat victory yesterday (8 November) following the British Horse Society’s (BHS) inaugural charity race.
25 Oct 2018
The BHS is set to host a charity flat race on Thursday 8 November 2018. The race will see 10 jockeys head to the starting line for the first time in aid of the BHS’s charity appeals.
18 Oct 2018
The British Horse Society releases a statement following today’s (18 October 2018) review of the Highway Code. The review is set to empower cyclists and pedestrians, with no mention of horse riders.
25 Aug 2018
“Be Nice, Say Hi”
Cycling UK and The British Horse Society (BHS) have joined forces to launch a consideration and courtesy awareness message of ‘Be Nice, Say Hi’ to help cyclists and horse riders to pass safely.
The new campai...
13 June 2018
The BHS launches today (13 June) a virtual reality film at Parliament to raise awareness of the issues horse riders face on Britain’s roads.
Since the launch of The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead Slow campaign two years ago, the BHS has been wor...
21 May 2018
The British Horse Society (BHS) have partnered with Merseyside Road Safety Partnership’s Safer Roads Team and Merseyside Police’s Mounted Unit to deliver ‘Operation Safe Pass’ in the North West.
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.
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