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’.
The consultation runs until 30 May 2018
9 Apr 2018
Do you know an individual who works tirelessly helping horses and riders? Or a volunteer who goes that extra mile to support the work of the Society? Have you been coached by an inspirational BHS Accredited Professional Coach? Is there an amazing hor...
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...
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...
19 Mar 2018
The following obituary is written by Jillie Rogers & Ann Bostock.
We are very sad to learn of the passing of Lynne Baldwin, after a short illness in a hospital near Woodcuts near Salisbury in Wiltshire on 18th March.
Lynne and I trained toge...
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.
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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