1 June 2020
From Monday 1 June, in England only, riding schools will be able to offer group lessons and hacks for five people from separate households plus one coach. Coaches will also be able to teach groups of five riders at group clinics. Social distancing g...
From Monday 1 June, in Wales, coaches will be able to offer one to one lessons and group lessons for members of the same household providing all government advice on social distancing is followed and people remain two meters apart. Riding schools are...
28 May 2020
As days turn to weeks and weeks turn to months, it can be easy to feel disheartened during lockdown. In this time, it is important to keep yourself focused and occupied to create a positive mindset.
Take this opportunity to spend valuable time in y...
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 ...
24 Mar 2020
24 March 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while we make these changes.
Dear Accredited Pr...
18 Mar 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes.
Following UK Government announcemen...
2 Mar 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Experience Community CIC have joined forces to launch an educational video highlighting and promoting the respectful use of multi-user rights of way.
The video, aimed at those accessing countryside routes by foot...
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 ...
23 Jan 2020
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Vice-Patron of leading equestrian charity, The British Horse Society (BHS) visited Parbold Equestrian Centre in Wigan today (Thursday 23 January) to meet young people who are enrolled on the charity’s Chan...
17 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society works tirelessly to protect, improve and create safe off-road routes for equestrians, but we can’t do it all alone! Town and country planning in the UK can have a significant impact on equestrians, but a little underst...
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