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.
9 Feb 2017
Cyclists, pedestrians and equestrians on Highways England’s Network
The British Horse Society represented equestrians in a report ensuring safe crossings on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) managed by Highways England.
The report describ...
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.
1 Dec 2016
South East - London
A great day of learning and fun!
BHS London committee are pleased to report Holly Lodge played host to a well attended and excellently received Andrew Gould Clinic on Sunday 27th November. On a rather chilly but beautiful day, surrounded by the autu...
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.
1 Nov 2016
British Horse Society Invites Equestrians to write to their MPs
Following on from the success of asking equestrians to respond to the draft Cycling and Walking Strategy The Society has written a letter to for follow this up and make sure that our voi...
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...
25 Aug 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) is delighted to have been chosen as Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials’ ‘Charity of the Year’ for 2016.
3 Aug 2016
In a brand new partnership announced today, The Department for Transport (DfT) are putting their support behind The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Dead Slow campaign by producing a short, public information film to show car drivers how to pass horses ...
1 Aug 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) is calling on the public to exercise caution when flying drones around horses. The bid comes as the charity has received a rise in calls as more horse owners and riders become concerned about drones.The BHS is asking t...
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