2 July 2018
Please find advice from the Animal Health Trust about Equine Herpes Virus (EHV). This advice has been issued due to increased reports of the virus in several European countries. Please read the advice to ensure you are aware of any of the potential s...
21 June 2018
Letters, tweets, polls from your BHS.
1 May 2018
A coalition of organisations has teamed up to encourage people to add their voice to a campaign to protect and enhance the future of countryside access.
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.
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.
26 Mar 2018
The government has launched a consultation on its proposals for the future of food, farming and the environment. This will shape the upcoming agriculture bill and have a significant impact on the future of access to the countryside.
The British Horse...
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.
29 Jan 2018
Racing Welfare has introduced a Welfare Officer, Lucy, working across Scotland to ensure that industry staff receive support to navigate life challenges such as accidents and injuries, mental health and wellbeing, money matters, relationships and ret...
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