22 Mar 2018
Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Mounted Unit will be the first force in the country, to take The British Horse Society’s ‘Ride Safe’ Award. They want to lead by example and show riders of all ages and abilities, that it is vital that they learn how...
8 Mar 2018
The British Horse Society is urging drivers to be more careful when passing horses, after revealing today that on average one incident a day happens on UK roads.
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary lameness and discomfort.
5 Feb 2018
The British Horse Society has joined its Coaching Convention, with its Welfare, Safety and Access Conferences for a bigger and better International Convention.
1 Feb 2018
‘Britain’s best walks’ were revealed by Julia Bradbury, with the Lake District coming up top. However, the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has found that horse riders can only access half of these routes. Of those that can...
26 Jan 2018
Viv Spencer was thrown from her horse when a loose dog ran onto her land, causing her horse to panic, bolt and kick. She received a kick to the head and leg, but didn’t suffer any serious injuries thanks to her new hat.
18 Jan 2018
We are very sad to learn of the passing of Helen Webber, aged 88 at the weekend. Helen achieved her British Horse Society Fellowship in 1964 and was an examiner, retired list one judge, judges’ committee member and British Dressage selector.&nb...
17 Jan 2018
In the February edition of British Horse we caught up with Catherine Roche, Chief Executive of children’s mental health charity, Place2Be.
16 Jan 2018
Changing Lives through Horses is a unique initiative that uses the power of horses to inspire change. Since its launch in 2017, the programme has more than doubled in size, from 12 centres to more than 30 now offering this much needed programme acros...
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