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...
2 Sept 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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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. Regional restrict...
17 Aug 2020
Aberdeen Riding Club has kindly provided an annual fund of £1000 for a committee assessment grant booster fund in Scotland.
9 July 2020
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has been launched as part of the Government’s package of support to businesses. If your riding school runs a cafeteria you may be able to benefit.
If you run a cafeteria or eatery connected with your busines...
1 July 2020
Riding schools have welcomed the recent announcement that in England covered arenas and indoor schools can be used from Saturday 4 July. The BHS have been lobbying for the reopening of covered arenas as they should not be categorised in the same way ...
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...
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
Scotland has now moved to Phase One of the easing of lockdown restrictions. Exercise and non-contact outdoor leisure activities, including horse riding are permissible. Confirmation that limited one on one coaching can take place, providing social di...
22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
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