1 Sept 2014
Charities launch new report as Government committee debates crisis and problem spreads to Environment Secretary’s constituency
16 July 2014
A powerful coalition of equine welfare charities and countryside organisations has welcomed the move for Parliament to debate solutions to the illegal fly grazing of horses through a Private Members Bill launched in the House of Commons
28 Jan 2014
A Welsh Bill providing local authorities with the tools to combat fly grazing, abandonment and the straying of horses comes into force today. But while charities welcome the decisive action of Wales, they fear this could mean real trouble for England
27 Nov 2013
The need for urgent Government action to end the neglect of thousands of horses by addressing the illegal and unacceptable practice of fly grazing in England was the subject of a recent Westminster Hall debate - but Defra has been reluctant to act.
13 Nov 2013
The BHS, RSPCA, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, HorseWorld and Blue Cross have welcomed the passing of the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill by the Welsh Government, and call for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
19 June 2013
A south Wales man has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of 27 horses. The verdict came a month after his two sons admitted offences relating to the same group of equines.
11 Feb 2013
The British Horse Society received the following letter from the Association of Chief Police Officers at the end of January and we reproduce it here for members’ information:
Equine clothing that closely resembles Police uniform
To The Britis...
16 Oct 2012
The British Horse Society, along with other major welfare charities, has called for government and public help in a landmark report that warns of an impending crisis in England and Wales which could leave the welfare of 6,000* horses at risk.
18 July 2012
Society continues fight against toxic plant with third national survey
30 Apr 2012
The British Horse Society welcomes a high court ruling that a council may not lawfully authorise a cattle-grid across the full width of a footpath or bridleway.
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