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.
19 Feb 2018
New sponsor for BHS Scotland BRC Working Hunter competition series.
12 Feb 2018
As part of its Platinum Year celebrations and ‘I didn’t know the BHS did that’ campaign, the BHS is dedicating a month to celebrating the work of its National and Regional Managers.
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 ...
5 Feb 2018
The British Horse Society has joined its Coaching Convention, with its Welfare, Safety and Access Conferences for a bigger and better International Convention.
BHS Scotland welcomes new chair Sarah-Jayne Bowers.
1 Feb 2018
‘Britain’s best walks’ were revealed by Julia Bradbury, with the Lake District coming up top. However, the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has found that horse riders can only access half of these routes. Of those that can...
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...
26 Jan 2018
Viv Spencer was thrown from her horse when a loose dog ran onto her land, causing her horse to panic, bolt and kick. She received a kick to the head and leg, but didn’t suffer any serious injuries thanks to her new hat.
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