13 June 2018
The BHS launches today (13 June) a virtual reality film at Parliament to raise awareness of the issues horse riders face on Britain’s roads.
Since the launch of The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead Slow campaign two years ago, the BHS has been wor...
21 May 2018
The British Horse Society (BHS) have partnered with Merseyside Road Safety Partnership’s Safer Roads Team and Merseyside Police’s Mounted Unit to deliver ‘Operation Safe Pass’ in the North West.
24 Apr 2018
The UK is in the midst of a horse over-population crisis, with too many horses and not enough knowledgeable owners to look after them, resulting in an increase in the number of cases of abandonment and neglect.
22 Mar 2018
Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Mounted Unit will be the first force in the country, to take The British Horse Society’s ‘Ride Safe’ Award. They want to lead by example and show riders of all ages and abilities, that it is vital that they learn how...
8 Mar 2018
The British Horse Society is urging drivers to be more careful when passing horses, after revealing today that on average one incident a day happens on UK roads.
26 Jan 2018
Viv Spencer was thrown from her horse when a loose dog ran onto her land, causing her horse to panic, bolt and kick. She received a kick to the head and leg, but didn’t suffer any serious injuries thanks to her new hat.
20 Nov 2017
A new report, conducted by the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society recommends reducing the national speed limit on roads where there is frequent equestrian activity.
5 July 2017
The British Horse Society wants to ensure that riders have the skills required to feel confident when riding out in all conditions. Our new Ride Safe Award, launching this July, aims to do just that, by equipping riders with the skills they need to r...
30 Mar 2017
In the past year alone*, 426 road incidents have been reported to The British Horse Society (BHS), resulting in the death of one person and 21 horses.
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.
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