8 Jan 2020
We are now inviting Riding Clubs and Agricultural Shows to apply for Working Hunter Blair Qualifiers 2020.
Over the last years the number of qualifiers in certain areas have been huge. While we are delighted that our series are so popular this certai...
14 Nov 2019
In support of this year’s Road Safety Week (18 – 24 November) The British Horse Society (BHS) has launched a new safety video as part of its ‘Dead? Or Dead Slow?’ campaign.
The new safety video features the BHS’s Direc...
18 Oct 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Canewdon Equestrians are launching a new initiative today (18 October) to teach primary school children between the ages of 9-11 years old on how to pass horses safely on the road as pedestrians, cyclists and passe...
30 July 2019
The BHS would like to thank the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for commissioning and publishing the study and subsequent report on the analysis of the equine industry in Northern Ireland which you can read here. Thi...
24 July 2019
Many equestrian routes are fragmented and can now only be reached using busy roads. Our research has shown that there have been 3,797 road incidents involving horses reported to us since November 2010. These incidents sadly involved the dea...
13 July 2019
Solihull Riding Club - updated statement Wednesday 17 July
We are deeply saddened to confirm that Mrs Clare Bedford died as a result of a fall whilst competing, during the cross country phase, at the Solihull Riding Club one day event on Saturday 13 ...
21 June 2019
We are increasingly seeing instances where well-meaning animal lovers wrongly accuse charities over social media of failing to act, resulting in rising tensions and, in some cases, leading to people taking the law into their own hands to ‘rescue’ pon...
7 June 2019
Facebook Live – General Meeting Questions
Chief Executive’s Office
Could you outline what the top three priorities are for the BHS in the next six to 12 months?
Our three Strategic Priorities are:
Increase the number of people taking...
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.
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 ...
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