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.
7 Dec 2016
Jake Berry used the road traffic accident prevention debate yesterday (7.12.16) as an opportunity to discuss rider and road safety, once again pledging his support to The British Horse Society’s Dead Slow campaign.
29 Nov 2016
To coincide with Road Safety Week, The British Horse Society has released a mannequin challenge video showing the scene of a road accident involving a horse rider and car. The Society hopes the important message will save lives.
13 Oct 2016
2015 Self-Closing Gates Trial Research Released
Conducted by Natural England and in partnership with British Horse Society (BHS), the self-closing bridlegates trial held at Askham Bryan College, Yorkshire, was overseen by a working group including re...
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