24 Mar 2020
24 March 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while we make these changes.
19 Mar 2020
According to the UK MET Office February 2020 was the UK’s wettest February on record in a series dating back to 1862. The UK had 209.1mm of rain which is 237% of the average for February. This made stables almost unbearable with so much mud yo...
18 Mar 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes.
Following UK Government announcemen...
13 Mar 2020
Ireland - BHS Areas
Following announcements from both the ROI and UK governments yesterday, 12th March, in relation to the COVID-19 health alert, The British Horse Society has decided to cancel The BHS on Tour, 29th March and The BHS National Coaching Convention, 30th M...
5 Mar 2020
Speaking out about Strangles is the focus of a new national week of action launched today [5th March] by some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations.
According to the Animal Health Trust, an average of 600 cases of Strangles -...
2 Mar 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Experience Community CIC have joined forces to launch an educational video highlighting and promoting the respectful use of multi-user rights of way.
The video, aimed at those accessing countryside routes by foot...
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...
17 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society works tirelessly to protect, improve and create safe off-road routes for equestrians, but we can’t do it all alone! Town and country planning in the UK can have a significant impact on equestrians, but a little underst...
14 Jan 2020
Member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a ho...
17 Dec 2019
The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Sefton Awards (27 November) honours those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety. Those recognised for 2019 were Helen Goldie, Julie Gooding and Rob Tillier.
Alan Hiscox, Di...
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