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.
10 Jan 2018
We have some good news regarding our Gold Membership: the level of Public Liability Insurance cover has increased by an additional £10 million, giving you cover of £30 million.
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.
10 Nov 2017
Owners report of horses “running in blind panic” over Bonfire weekend due to the stress and trauma caused by fireworks, according to the largest equine charity in the UK, The British Horse Society (BHS).
17 Oct 2017
The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards (11 October), recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety.
8 Oct 2017
Forest Enterprise Scotland has produced new advisory posters that raise awareness of the needs of dog walkers and horse riders who visit Scotland’s forests.
25 Sept 2017
Because of a spate of serious dog attacks on ridden horses in Scotland, BHS Scotland has joined forces with The Forestry Commission Scotland and The Kennel Club to produce a new advisory poster.
5 July 2017
The British Horse Society wants to ensure that riders have the skills required to feel confident when riding out in all conditions. Our new Ride Safe Award, launching this July, aims to do just that, by equipping riders with the skills they need to r...
30 Mar 2017
In the past year alone*, 426 road incidents have been reported to The British Horse Society (BHS), resulting in the death of one person and 21 horses.
14 Mar 2017
Over the last five years there have been 2000 reported road incidents in the UK involving horses. Most – over 1500 – involved vehicles passing the horse too closely; over 180 resulted in the death of a horse, and 36 caused the death of the rider.
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