24 Feb 2020
On 1 January 2026, bridleways that aren’t formally recorded will be lost to the public. Our campaign Project 2026 aims to safeguard bridleways for public use so that equestrians today and in the future have safe off-road routes to ride on.
22 Nov 2019
The BHS 2019 Annual Awards were held at Saddlers’ Hall on Friday 22 November. These awards recognise the achievements an individual, group or organisation has made across the Society. This could be securing new equestrian access, improving eque...
9 Sept 2019
If you're looking to get into shape this season, riding might just be the perfect workout for you.
Over the years, research has proven that horse riding gives you significant health benefits, as well as a day full of fun. Whether you are an e...
24 July 2019
Many equestrian routes are fragmented and can now only be reached using busy roads. Our research has shown that there have been 3,797 road incidents involving horses reported to us since November 2010. These incidents sadly involved the dea...
7 June 2019
Facebook Live – General Meeting Questions
Chief Executive’s Office
Could you outline what the top three priorities are for the BHS in the next six to 12 months?
Our three Strategic Priorities are:
Increase the number of people taking...
3 Dec 2018
BHS Scotland supports research on the economic impact of equines in Scotland.
26 Oct 2018
The Response of The British Horse Society
Download our shorter proforma response.
The Society supports the proposal for a new Land Management Programme to replace CAP in its entirety, and welcomes the Public Goods scheme to deliver more public goods ...
22 Mar 2018
East of England
Read about the East of England Access Conference and download notes from the day.
8 Mar 2018
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.
20 Nov 2017
A new report, conducted by the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society recommends reducing the national speed limit on roads where there is frequent equestrian activity.
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