16 Apr 2018
Throughout April, we will be raising awareness of our welfare work, as part of our Platinum Year celebrations.
12 Apr 2018
The 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse will once again see Britain’s leading equine welfare organisations and charities come together to highlight the welfare factors which affect Britain’s horses.
Horse owners across Scotland are invited to the annual Scottish Equine Welfare Conference (11 May) which will be held at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, Glasgow and will this year focus on ‘Keeping the Modern Equine’.
5 Apr 2018
Frairs Hill Stables, based near Ryesdale in North Yorkshire, came top of the class at The British Horse Society’s National Riding School Championships held yesterday (4 April).
29 Mar 2018
Michael Edward George Tucker
30 November 1944 – 28 March 2018
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mike Tucker.
Lynn Petersen, Chief Executive of The British Horse Society said; “Mike Tucker was a dear friend of the BHS and...
26 Mar 2018
The government has launched a consultation on its proposals for the future of food, farming and the environment. This will shape the upcoming agriculture bill and have a significant impact on the future of access to the countryside.
The British Horse...
To enter the competition, entrants must complete the current online survey relating to Business Rates and their impact on riding schools, livery yards and competition venues.
One winner will be chosen and will receive 6 BHS polo shirts in th...
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
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
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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