23 May 2013
William Reddaway and his horse Strider took a detour from their 2,500 mile journey around the country to visit The British Horse Society headquarters in Stareton, Kenilworth on Tuesday 21 May.
22 Feb 2013
The British Horse Society has joined forces with road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist, to take a new approach to horse and rider safety on the roads.
With almost 10 percent of reported incidents in 2012 resulting in a horse fatality and&nbs...
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...
1 Feb 2013
The BHS urges Phase 2 of HS2 to consider the access needs of equestrians.
The BHS has responded to the Department for Transport’s recent consultation on proposals to increase the speed limit for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes on single carriageway roads.
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.
7 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society is pleased to announce that Claire Aldridge has been appointed as the Society's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees, with Margot Tiffany BHSI rejoining as a member of the Board.
Claire has been an acti...
7 Nov 2012
The British Horse Society has welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Welsh Government’s Draft Road Safety Delivery Plan but is flabbergasted that there is no mention of horse riders or carriage drivers being classed as a vulnerable group.
5 Nov 2012
The UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has celebrated its 65th birthday.
The Society, which has equine welfare at its heart, was founded on 5 November 1947 with the amalgamation of two organisations – the In...
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