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 ...
13 Mar 2020
Ireland - BHS Areas
Following announcements from both the ROI and UK governments yesterday, 12th March, in relation to the COVID-19 health alert, The British Horse Society has decided to cancel The BHS on Tour, 29th March and The BHS National Coaching Convention, 30th M...
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 -...
24 Feb 2020
On 1 January 2026, bridleways in England and Wales that aren’t formally recorded will be lost to the public. Our campaign, Project 2026, aims to safeguard bridleways for public use so that equestrians today and in the future have safe off-road ...
15 Feb 2020
A vibrant, well-qualified Board is vital to the success of The British Horse Society. Now is your chance to volunteer your professional and personal skills to lead and govern the BHS as a trustee. Alongside your fellow trustees, you would help t...
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...
11 Feb 2020
The BHS National Coaching Conventions are back and they’re better than ever.
Our 2020 Conventions have been designed with professional coaches in mind, and are the perfect day of Continual Professional Development (CPD).
These coaching conv...
14 Jan 2020
Member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a ho...
4 Nov 2019
The findings of the National Equestrian Survey Scotland 2019 have been released – BHS Scotland part funded this survey.
20 Sept 2019
Drivers are being reminded to check their trailers are safe before each journey as the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) increases the number of inspections on light trailers it carries out.
In 2014 a preventable tragedy occurred when a tra...
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