9 July 2014
A dedicated equestrian who spent her 80th birthday jumping out of a plane to raise funds for horse welfare has received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Equestrianism today (9 July).
Mrs Pat Campbell from Tonbridge in Kent was presented with ...
31 Jan 2014
As the celebrations begin for the Chinese Year of the Horse, by a cruel irony, Britain’s horses and ponies are likely to be facing the worst twelve months in living memory.
This warning comes from The British Horse Society, one of Britain&rsqu...
14 Jan 2014
Lee Hackett, BHS Director of Equine Policy, looks at an insidious side to the current equine welfare crisis - the cheap selling on of 'rescued' and unwanted horses, and their worrying fates.
15 Nov 2013
The British Horse Society has welcomed the suggestion from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal that a debate is needed into Britain's attitude towards horsemeat and how this might impact on equine welfare.
22 Aug 2013
Former BHS Chairman Pat Campbell has come up with an unusual way of celebrating her 80th birthday! Most of us would expect to be taking things a little easier, but Pat will skydive to raise money for the BHS and Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance.
26 July 2013
Before his talk at 2013’s Annual Members Meeting, Professor Derek Knottenbelt spoke to us about his career, the BHS support scheme 'Friends at the End', and what he feels are the most pressing issues in welfare today. Watch the interview here.
19 June 2013
A south Wales man has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of 27 horses. The verdict came a month after his two sons admitted offences relating to the same group of equines.
19 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society has expressed its shock and revulsion at the sickening footage which shows the appalling mistreatment of horses being slaughtered at the Red Lion Abattoir in Cheshire.
The covert video, obtained by Hillside Ani...
16 Jan 2013
The recent revelations concerning horse meat being identified in various meat products has highlighted concerns about meat traceability and equine welfare.
The British Horse Society believes that a number of serious food hygiene issues nee...
2 Nov 2012
We are speaking out against any company that is encouraging people to buy a horse for Christmas.
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