6 Dec 2012
The British Horse Society has appointed Lynn Petersen as Chief Executive.
Lynn, who has been Chairman of the Society since April of this year, has been the board trustee responsible for the Society’s modernisation programme. With her business...
7 Nov 2012
The British Horse Society has welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Welsh Government’s Draft Road Safety Delivery Plan but is flabbergasted that there is no mention of horse riders or carriage drivers being classed as a vulnerable group.
5 Nov 2012
The UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has celebrated its 65th birthday.
The Society, which has equine welfare at its heart, was founded on 5 November 1947 with the amalgamation of two organisations – the In...
Martin Clunes, President of The British Horse Society, presented awards to individuals and organisations who have given outstanding service to the cause of equestrianism and equine welfare at an awards ceremony at Saddlers' Hall in the City of London...
1 Oct 2012
This year there were three recipients of the honour, Nicki Whittaker, Graeme Baxter and Shirley Nixon.
10 Sept 2012
The British Horse Society has successfully opposed an application for fencing part of Telscombe Tye, a Sussex common in the South Downs National Park.
8 Aug 2012
The BHS is congratulating all members of Team GBR’s dressage squad after they achieved the country’s first ever Olympic dressage medal, in particular Charlotte Dujardin, after turning down the traditional top hat in favour of a helmet.
3 Aug 2012
The British Horse Society (BHS) has published the results of research to determine the effect of self-closing gates on horse riders.
27 July 2012
Horse riders and carriage drivers are being urged to give their views on whether lowering speed limits will make our roads safer.
18 July 2012
The British Horse Society has encouraged equestrians to submit applications for new bridleways as part of the Paths for Communities project, a Natural England initiative to encourage local communities to help provide new bridleways.
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