16 July 2014
A powerful coalition of equine welfare charities and countryside organisations has welcomed the move for Parliament to debate solutions to the illegal fly grazing of horses through a Private Members Bill launched in the House of Commons
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
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.
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.
18 July 2013
The hunt is on for a researcher for an exciting new project run by The British Horse Society, The Royal Agricultural University and the University’s 100 Club.
5 July 2013
The horse and farming community’s longstanding concerns about sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) have been highlighted by the recent terrible fire at a recycling plant in Birmingham.
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.
16 Oct 2012
The British Horse Society, along with other major welfare charities, has called for government and public help in a landmark report that warns of an impending crisis in England and Wales which could leave the welfare of 6,000* horses at risk.
10 Sept 2012
The British Horse Society has successfully opposed an application for fencing part of Telscombe Tye, a Sussex common in the South Downs National Park.
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