7 Sept 2020
We are urging riders and carriage drivers to have their say on the proposed changes to the Highway Code, aimed at improving the safety of vulnerable road users.
The government launched a consultation on the amendments, which are specifically designed...
Following pleas from local riders, eight specially commissioned ‘Dead Slow’ road signs have been installed around the village of Brewood as the threat of traffic connected to a major housing development is causing alarm to the equestrian community.
13 Aug 2020
Wellington Riding held a hugely successful annual Fun Ride and Pleasure Drive event on Sunday 2nd August, organised to support the British Horse Society (BHS)’s Covid Appeal. The route allowed riders and carriages to take in and enjoy the stunn...
15 July 2020
The British Horse Society has produced an interactive road safety film after successfully securing a road safety grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire.
The British Horse Society (BHS) was able to produce the interactive...
1 July 2020
A brand new story map has been created for the John Muir Way which provides a step-by-step guide to potential multi-use access barriers along the 134-mile route across central Scotland from Helensburgh to Dunbar.
Thanks to BHS Scotland’s countr...
10 June 2020
At the British Horse Society we are acutely aware of what horses mean to us all and how importantly we regard their wellbeing and safety. We have always campaigned for horses and riders to keep them both safe and healthy and to raise awareness of th...
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...
22 May 2020
The British Horse Society is appealing for local people to come forward and help save thousands of miles of unrecorded rights of way which are in danger of being lost forever. These include footpaths and bridleways loved by the country’s dog wa...
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 ...
19 Mar 2020
According to the UK MET Office February 2020 was the UK’s wettest February on record in a series dating back to 1862. The UK had 209.1mm of rain which is 237% of the average for February. This made stables almost unbearable with so much mud yo...
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