1 Sept 2014
Charities launch new report as Government committee debates crisis and problem spreads to Environment Secretary’s constituency
22 July 2014
The British Horse Society has launched a major survey supported by Defra to assess levels of awareness and concern about ragwort, a plant that can cause serious, and sometimes fatal harm, to horses.
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.
31 Jan 2013
The Equestrian Access Forum (EAF) has launched Making Ways for Horses, a new publication highlighting proposals for the future provision of equestrian access in England.
14 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society supports Welsh Assembly member Rhodri Glyn Thomas’s call that horses should be viewed as ‘vulnerable road users’ within the framework of Technical Advice Note (TAN) 18.
During a meeting of the Assembly, Mr...
On behalf of all horse riders in Scotland, The British Horse Society has submitted a document to the Land Reform Review Group (LRRG) in response to a call for evidence on the Land Reform Scotland 2003 Act (LRSA) which is ten years old this year.
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