5 July 2017
The British Horse Society wants to ensure that riders have the skills required to feel confident when riding out in all conditions. Our new Ride Safe Award, launching this July, aims to do just that, by equipping riders with the skills they need to r...
30 Mar 2017
In the past year alone*, 426 road incidents have been reported to The British Horse Society (BHS), resulting in the death of one person and 21 horses.
14 Mar 2017
Over the last five years there have been 2000 reported road incidents in the UK involving horses. Most – over 1500 – involved vehicles passing the horse too closely; over 180 resulted in the death of a horse, and 36 caused the death of the rider.
7 Dec 2016
Jake Berry used the road traffic accident prevention debate yesterday (7.12.16) as an opportunity to discuss rider and road safety, once again pledging his support to The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign.
29 Nov 2016
To coincide with Road Safety Week, The British Horse Society has released a mannequin challenge video showing the scene of a road accident involving a horse rider and car. The Society hopes the important message will save lives.
13 Oct 2016
2015 Self-Closing Gates Trial Research Released
Conducted by Natural England and in partnership with British Horse Society (BHS), the self-closing bridlegates trial held at Askham Bryan College, Yorkshire, was overseen by a working group including re...
3 Aug 2016
In a brand new partnership announced today, The Department for Transport (DfT) are putting their support behind The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead Slow campaign by producing a short, public information film to show car drivers how to pass horses ...
1 Aug 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) is calling on the public to exercise caution when flying drones around horses. The bid comes as the charity has received a rise in calls as more horse owners and riders become concerned about drones.The BHS is asking t...
27 July 2016
A competition won by The British Horse Society (BHS) will educate more people about how to prevent horse rider road deaths
28 May 2016
A serious road incident involving police horses has prompted a new horse road safety campaign, launched today (28 May) in Manchester city centre.
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