10 Oct 2018
On World Mental Health Day, 10 October, the British Grooms Association (BGA) launches Grooms Minds online which has eight areas to support mental health including a mental wellbeing checker, self-help zone, video scripts and real life case studies.
10 Aug 2018
BHS Scotland has teamed up with an MBA student from Robert Gordon’s University to carry out some research on the benefits that equines bring to the people of Scotland and the economy.
4 July 2018
Members of The British Horse Society (BHS) Fellows and Instructors Association and their guests took part in an organised day trip to three of Ireland’s top equine locations on Tuesday 26 June.
12 Apr 2018
Horse owners across Scotland are invited to the annual Scottish Equine Welfare Conference (11 May) which will be held at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, Glasgow and will this year focus on ‘Keeping the Modern Equine’.
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.
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
BHS Scotland welcomes new chair Sarah-Jayne Bowers.
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...
8 Nov 2017
Brendan Bergin, the proprietor of Bergin Equine in County Wicklow has become one of the first people to achieve their BHS Stage 5 through The British Horse Society’s scholarship program.
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