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.
13 Mar 2019
Lynn Petersen, Chief Executive of The British Horse Society (BHS) has announced her retirement, following a long and successful career of more than 40 years in both commerce and charity.
14 Jan 2019
Whilst encounters between horses and gritting lorries are fairly infrequent, the nature of these vehicles with flashing lights and the noise from the spreading equipment is not familiar to most horses. This may cause the horse to react in a way that ...
5 Dec 2018
The British Horse Society and UK Road Offender Education are thrilled to reveal that equines and equestrians will now be identified as vulnerable road users in National Driver Offender Retraining Schemes.
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.
19 Nov 2018
The British Horse Society’s (BHS) annual Sefton Awards, last week, celebrated three individuals who have recently made significant contributions to equestrian safety. Q
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.
25 Oct 2018
The BHS is set to host a charity flat race at Newbury Racecourse on Thursday 8 November. The race will see 10 jockeys head to the starting line for the first time in aid of the BHS’s charity appeals.
18 Oct 2018
The British Horse Society releases a statement following today’s (18 October 2018) review of the Highway Code. The review is set to empower cyclists and pedestrians, with no mention of horse riders.
25 Aug 2018
“Be Nice, Say Hi”
Cycling UK and The British Horse Society (BHS) have joined forces to launch a consideration and courtesy awareness message of ‘Be Nice, Say Hi’ to help cyclists and horse riders to pass safely.
The new campai...
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