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...
5 Feb 2013
You may have seen the recent news stories concerning an outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV 1) in Gloucestershire.
19 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society has expressed its shock and revulsion at the sickening footage which shows the appalling mistreatment of horses being slaughtered at the Red Lion Abattoir in Cheshire.
The covert video, obtained by Hillside Ani...
14 Nov 2012
More and more people are becoming aware that we are on the verge of a genuine equine welfare crisis in the UK on a completely unprecedented scale. But there is a simple way that everyone can help lobby for crucial legislation and funding.
5 Oct 2011
Outstanding contributions in the field of riding and road safety were recognised at The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards, held at the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment's Barracks, Knightsbridge, London.
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