22 Apr 2015
The equine industry in Scotland is growing, and according to Horse Scotland it contributes £228 million to the Scottish economy per year (excluding racing); however there is a need for greater regulation and coordination in order to reduc...
1 Apr 2015
The BHS was honoured to recently host a training day on behalf of The British Institute of Agricultural Consultants (BIAC), covering equine welfare, farm diversification, BHS Approvals, best use of land, access and business economics.
18 Mar 2015
The country’s largest welfare charities, countryside and farming organisations have welcomed the passing of the Control of Horses Bill.
17 Feb 2015
As political parties develop their manifestos for the 2015 General Election, this is the precise moment for horse owners and riders to write to their MPs to highlight the importance of policies supporting horses and the equestrian sector
10 Sept 2014
Animal welfare charities, including the BHS, and rural groups have launched a landmark report to highlight a problem which is causing misery for horses and serious problems for landowners and the general public.
The six major charities and country&r...
1 Sept 2014
Charities launch new report as Government committee debates crisis and problem spreads to Environment Secretary’s constituency
16 July 2014
A powerful coalition of equine welfare charities and countryside organisations has welcomed the move for Parliament to debate solutions to the illegal fly grazing of horses through a Private Members Bill launched in the House of Commons
27 Nov 2013
The need for urgent Government action to end the neglect of thousands of horses by addressing the illegal and unacceptable practice of fly grazing in England was the subject of a recent Westminster Hall debate - but Defra has been reluctant to act.
23 Aug 2013
New Forest of Dean Greenways routes will enable horse riders, carriage drivers, walkers, and cyclists to explore some 30 miles of inter-connected woodland tracks in a stunning area of outstanding natural beauty.
5 Feb 2013
The British Horse Society welcomes the Government's unequivocal statement that a new independent body will be created to hold in trust the nation's publicly-owned forests for future generations.
Mark Weston, Director of Access, Safety and Welfare sa...
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