14 Mar 2019
Alarming new statistics have revealed nearly two horses a week are being killed on UK roads, with over 845 incidents involving horses and drivers reported to The British Horse Society last year.
15 Feb 2019
We are aware of today’s news regarding the Equine Influenza outbreaks and we urge all owners to be extra vigilant of the clinical signs of the virus.
14 Jan 2019
Whilst encounters between horses and gritting lorries are fairly infrequent, the nature of these vehicles with flashing lights and the noise from the spreading equipment is not familiar to most horses. This may cause the horse to react in a way that ...
5 Dec 2018
The British Horse Society and UK Road Offender Education are thrilled to reveal that equines and equestrians will now be identified as vulnerable road users in National Driver Offender Retraining Schemes.
2 Nov 2018
Following the recent Highway Code review announcement, The British Horse Society (BHS) is urgently appealing to the general public to write to their MP to ensure the safety needs of equestrians are not forgotten in the Highway Code Review.
26 Oct 2018
The Response of The British Horse Society
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The Society supports the proposal for a new Land Management Programme to replace CAP in its entirety, and welcomes the Public Goods scheme to deliver more public goods ...
25 Oct 2018
The BHS is set to host a charity flat race at Newbury Racecourse on Thursday 8 November. 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.
11 July 2018
Many horses will find the current heatwave uncomfortable, but the good news is there is plenty we can do to help keep them cool and happy.
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...
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