14 Mar 2017
Over the last five years there have been 2000 reported road incidents in the UK involving horses. Most – over 1500 – involved vehicles passing the horse too closely; over 180 resulted in the death of a horse, and 36 caused the death of the rider.
21 Dec 2016
The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign has been awarded Driver Education Campaign of the Year, by the Driving Instructors Association (DIA).
Gareth Llewellyn, CEO of the DVSA presented the BHS with the award last week.
A DIA spok...
9 Dec 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) has helped two of its first applicants successfully complete the Instructors Development Scholarship.
7 Dec 2016
Jake Berry used the road traffic accident prevention debate yesterday (7.12.16) as an opportunity to discuss rider and road safety, once again pledging his support to The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign.
29 Nov 2016
To coincide with Road Safety Week, The British Horse Society has released a mannequin challenge video showing the scene of a road accident involving a horse rider and car. The Society hopes the important message will save lives.
28 Nov 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) recognised the best of the equestrian world, at its annual awards ceremony, held in Saddler's Hall, London on Friday.
Amongst those recognised this year were HRH the Princess Royal, Mike Tucker and Hannah Francis.
1 Nov 2016
Horse riders, cyclists and carriage drivers in Wheathampstead have had their off-road routes extended thanks to funding from Sport England and the work of The British Horse Society (BHS) volunteers.
The 420-metre route, which runs along an old tree-l...
13 Oct 2016
2015 Self-Closing Gates Trial Research Released
Conducted by Natural England and in partnership with British Horse Society (BHS), the self-closing bridlegates trial held at Askham Bryan College, Yorkshire, was overseen by a working group including re...
3 Oct 2016
New mounting blocks have been installed by Highways England either side of the Chilworth Drove bridge to allow horse riders to easily dismount and safely use the bridge with their horses.
8 Sept 2016
BHS extends their congratulations to representatives at Greater Manchester Police Mounted Branch, as police horses Hexam, Captain and Tangle were awarded 'Public Service Animals of the Year' at the Animal Hero Awards 2016.
The GMP h...
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