13 Jan 2015
The Food Standards Agency hopes the new requirement of Food Chain Information (FCI) will ensure equines treated with veterinary medicinal products that are not authorised for use in animals destined for human consumption do not enter the food chain.
7 Jan 2015
Numerous scandals, lack of enforcement and confusion of the passport system – what is being done to resolve the issues and how important are passports? Emmeline Hannelly reports.
16 Dec 2014
The EU Commission has announced that the European equestrian riding helmet standard BS EN 1384 is to be withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) at its next publication.
16 July 2014
A powerful coalition of equine welfare charities and countryside organisations has welcomed the move for Parliament to debate solutions to the illegal fly grazing of horses through a Private Members Bill launched in the House of Commons
28 Jan 2014
A Welsh Bill providing local authorities with the tools to combat fly grazing, abandonment and the straying of horses comes into force today. But while charities welcome the decisive action of Wales, they fear this could mean real trouble for England
14 Jan 2014
Lee Hackett, BHS Director of Equine Policy, looks at an insidious side to the current equine welfare crisis - the cheap selling on of 'rescued' and unwanted horses, and their worrying fates.
13 Jan 2014
Two of the UK’s most prevalent equine welfare problems have come to the fore in the latest issue of British Horse, the membership magazine of The British Horse Society.
13 Nov 2013
The BHS, RSPCA, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, HorseWorld and Blue Cross have welcomed the passing of the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill by the Welsh Government, and call for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
24 July 2013
A revised Countryside Code for Wales has been launched at the Royal Welsh Show by Welsh Government Minister for Culture and Sport, John Griffiths.
1 July 2013
As temperatures soar and we all try desperately to top up our tans, it is important not to forget that it isn’t just us people who suffer in the heat.
Many horses will find the current heatwave uncomfortable, but the good news is there is ple...
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