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...
28 Jan 2014
A Welsh Bill providing local authorities with the tools to combat fly grazing, abandonment and the straying of horses comes into force today. But while charities welcome the decisive action of Wales, they fear this could mean real trouble for England
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.
27 Nov 2013
The need for urgent Government action to end the neglect of thousands of horses by addressing the illegal and unacceptable practice of fly grazing in England was the subject of a recent Westminster Hall debate - but Defra has been reluctant to act.
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.
13 Nov 2013
The BHS, RSPCA, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, HorseWorld and Blue Cross have welcomed the passing of the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill by the Welsh Government, and call for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
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.
23 May 2013
William Reddaway and his horse Strider took a detour from their 2,500 mile journey around the country to visit The British Horse Society headquarters in Stareton, Kenilworth on Tuesday 21 May.
6 Mar 2013
The actor Martin Clunes was presented with a special commendation at yesterday’s National Equine Forum (NEF), Tuesday 5 March 2013, on behalf of The British Horse Society, the Blue Cross, HorseWorld, Redwings, the RSPCA and World Horse Wel...
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...
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