1 June 2017
40 lucky BHS members and their horses took part in the three mile loop, for an exclusive after-hours event. Riders enjoyed magnificent woodland, open farmland and at one point there was a superb view of Strangford Lough, seen from the Temple of the W...
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.
21 Mar 2017
Previously Ride Out UK Week, The British Horse Society (BHS) has announced that they’re extending the event to last throughout May.
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.
16 Feb 2017
Jan Roche, BHS National Manager for Wales, met with Huw Irranca Davies AM at the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay to discuss Dead Slow and update him fully on the great work we are doing to raise awareness of passing horses on the roads as we approach t...
9 Feb 2017
Cyclists, pedestrians and equestrians on Highways England’s Network
The British Horse Society represented equestrians in a report ensuring safe crossings on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) managed by Highways England.
The report describ...
25 Jan 2017
BHS gives evidence at EFRA inquiry on rural economy
21 Dec 2016
The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign has been awarded Driver Education Campaign of the Year, by the Driving Instructors Association (DIA).
Gareth Llewellyn, CEO of the DVSA presented the BHS with the award last week.
A DIA spok...
7 Dec 2016
Jake Berry used the road traffic accident prevention debate yesterday (7.12.16) as an opportunity to discuss rider and road safety, once again pledging his support to The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign.
29 Nov 2016
To coincide with Road Safety Week, The British Horse Society has released a mannequin challenge video showing the scene of a road accident involving a horse rider and car. The Society hopes the important message will save lives.
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