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.
28 Nov 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) recognised the best of the equestrian world, at its annual awards ceremony, held in Saddler's Hall, London on Friday.
Amongst those recognised this year were HRH the Princess Royal, Mike Tucker and Hannah Francis.
25 Nov 2016
NAF will be the title sponsor of British Riding Clubs (BRC) Five Star National Horse Trials Championships 2017. Qualifiers will start from 1 April 2017, with 600 riders competing at the Championships in August.
1 Nov 2016
British Horse Society Invites Equestrians to write to their MPs
Following on from the success of asking equestrians to respond to the draft Cycling and Walking Strategy The Society has written a letter to for follow this up and make sure that our voi...
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