22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
The British Horse Society is appealing for local people to come forward and help save thousands of miles of unrecorded rights of way which are in danger of being lost forever. These include footpaths and bridleways loved by the country’s dog wa...
29 Apr 2020
In February 2020 we asked you, our Members, for nominations to fill vacancies for three Specialist Trustee positions; Safety, Volunteering, and Business with Digital Knowledge.
We were delighted to receive nominations for all three roles and subse...
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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...
Are you looking for the perfect gift for your Mum this Mother’s Day? Or perhaps more generally you are looking for a gift for a special someone?
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
For many years The British Horse Society has been campaigning for a fair deal for Riding Schools and Livery Yards in respect of business rates. The 2017 revaluation saw many of our BHS Approved Centres affected by a disproportionate increas...
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 -...
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