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 ...
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 ...
21 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is voicing its support for the new Agriculture Bill 2019-20 following its introduction to the House of Commons on January 16.
Mark Weston, Director of Access at The British Horse Society said: “The BHS welcomes t...
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...
25 Sept 2019
A British Horse Society (BHS) employee is raising money for the charity by attempting to swim the channel next year.
Mother of two, Heather Clatworthy, 37 has worked for the BHS for 14 years and in her spare time is a keen swimmer if successful, sh...
30 July 2019
The BHS would like to thank the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for commissioning and publishing the study and subsequent report on the analysis of the equine industry in Northern Ireland which you can read here. Thi...
22 July 2019
HRH The Princess Royal visited a bridleway in Somerset to admire resurfacing works carried out by The BHS and Mendip Bridleways & Byways Association.
7 June 2019
Facebook Live – General Meeting Questions
Chief Executive’s Office
Could you outline what the top three priorities are for the BHS in the next six to 12 months?
Our three Strategic Priorities are:
Increase the number of people taking...
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