30 July 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes.
1. What level o...
21 July 2020
Our annual BHS Awards reward and recognise the fabulous achievements of our volunteers, supporters and partners. We are passionate about celebrating the impact that we can make, both as individuals and a community, and we are truly grateful for the ...
9 July 2020
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has been launched as part of the Government’s package of support to businesses. If your riding school runs a cafeteria you may be able to benefit.
If you run a cafeteria or eatery connected with your busines...
1 July 2020
Riding schools have welcomed the recent announcement that in England covered arenas and indoor schools can be used from Saturday 4 July. The BHS have been lobbying for the reopening of covered arenas as they should not be categorised in the same way ...
5 June 2020
Volunteers’ Week 2020 runs from 1st – 7th of June and is an annual celebration of the contribution that millions of people make every year by Volunteering in the UK.
Volunteers Week is our opportunity to say a heartfelt “Thank You f...
1 June 2020
From Monday 1 June, in England only, riding schools will be able to offer group lessons and hacks for five people from separate households plus one coach. Coaches will also be able to teach groups of five riders at group clinics. Social distancing g...
From Monday 1 June, in Wales, coaches will be able to offer one to one lessons and group lessons for members of the same household providing all government advice on social distancing is followed and people remain two meters apart. Riding schools are...
28 May 2020
Scotland has now moved to Phase One of the easing of lockdown restrictions. Exercise and non-contact outdoor leisure activities, including horse riding are permissible. Confirmation that limited one on one coaching can take place, providing social di...
22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
29 Apr 2020
In February 2020 we asked you, our Members, for nominations to fill vacancies for three Specialist Trustee positions; Safety, Volunteering, and Business with Digital Knowledge.
We were delighted to receive nominations for all three roles and subse...
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