26 June 2020
Scottish Government has finalised its equine ID guidance so the ScotEquine database and smart cards will become operational in July and the government are about to contact every horse owner in Scotland to remind them of their responsibilities.
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...
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
12 Mar 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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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...
5 Mar 2020
Speaking out about Strangles is the focus of a new national week of action launched today [5th March] by some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations.
According to the Animal Health Trust, an average of 600 cases of Strangles -...
3 Mar 2020
The BHS on Tour events aims to educate every type of rider. Each day will contain multiple sessions in which the audience will take away tips & tricks, exercises that can be recreated in your yard. These sessions aim to help riders improv...
28 Feb 2020
presented by David Rendle BVSc MVM Cert EM(Int Med) Int Dip ECEIM FRCVS RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine on 17 February 2020.
If you were not able to attend here is your opportunity to watch the entire presentation. It was ...
12 Feb 2020
Are you looking to advance your skills as a rider? Are you looking to get more out of your lessons? Or are you simply looking to create a strong bond with a happy, healthy horse?
If your answer is ‘yes’ then the BHS on Tour...
4 Feb 2020
And update from DEFRA on equine movement during and after the EU transition period.
30 Jan 2020
The BHS is a member of the British Horse Council and a Passport Issuing Organisation, who work closely with Defra to keep updated on current guidance regarding moving equines after Brexit. We will advise of any updates or changes to legislation if o...
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