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 ...
26 Feb 2020
Following the announcement by The Department for Transport (DfT) in 2018 that the Highway Code was set to be reviewed to empower cyclists and pedestrians, The British Horse Society (BHS) is pleased to announce that over the past six months it has bee...
14 Nov 2019
In support of this year’s Road Safety Week (18 – 24 November) The British Horse Society (BHS) has launched a new safety video as part of its ‘Dead? Or Dead Slow?’ campaign.
The new safety video features the BHS’s Direc...
18 Oct 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Canewdon Equestrians are launching a new initiative today (18 October) to teach primary school children between the ages of 9-11 years old on how to pass horses safely on the road as pedestrians, cyclists and passe...
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...
24 July 2019
Many equestrian routes are fragmented and can now only be reached using busy roads. Our research has shown that there have been 3,797 road incidents involving horses reported to us since November 2010. These incidents sadly involved the dea...
14 Mar 2019
Alarming new statistics have revealed nearly two horses a week are being killed on UK roads, with over 845 incidents involving horses and drivers reported to The British Horse Society last year.
20 Nov 2018
The British Horse Society (BHS) is proudly supporting Brake’s ‘Bike Smart’ campaign for this year’s Road Safety Week, a week long initiative designed to promote road safety through lifesaving messages.
2 Nov 2018
Following the recent Highway Code review announcement, The British Horse Society (BHS) is urgently appealing to the general public to write to their MP to ensure the safety needs of equestrians are not forgotten in the Highway Code Review.
26 Oct 2018
The Response of The British Horse Society
Download our shorter proforma response.
The Society supports the proposal for a new Land Management Programme to replace CAP in its entirety, and welcomes the Public Goods scheme to deliver more public goods ...
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