24 Apr 2018
The UK is in the midst of a horse over-population crisis, with too many horses and not enough knowledgeable owners to look after them, resulting in an increase in the number of cases of abandonment and neglect.
18 Apr 2018
Nearly a thousand delegates attended The British Horse Society’s International Conventions, held across two venues, for six days in total. With top speakers, including: Christoph Hess, Chris Bartle FBHS, Dr Andrew McLean, Michael Peace, Sam York FBHS...
16 Apr 2018
Throughout April, we will be raising awareness of our welfare work, as part of our Platinum Year celebrations.
12 Apr 2018
The 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse will once again see Britain’s leading equine welfare organisations and charities come together to highlight the welfare factors which affect Britain’s horses.
Horse owners across Scotland are invited to the annual Scottish Equine Welfare Conference (11 May) which will be held at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, Glasgow and will this year focus on ‘Keeping the Modern Equine’.
8 Mar 2018
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.
7 Feb 2018
Meet Helene Mauchlen our National Manager for Scotland. As part of our ‘I didn’t know the BHS did that’ campaign for our Platinum Year, throughout February we will be focusing on the work that our team of 13 regional and national managers do. No two ...
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...
11 Jan 2018
January news and forecast from BHS Scotland.
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