25 Nov 2020
With the equine crisis at an all-time high, and rehoming centres full, rehoming equines who have suffered an unhappy past can be a challenge. But a new BHS project is giving some of these horses a brighter future.
The Second Chance rehoming projec...
16 Nov 2020
With someone injured on a UK road every four minutes, and vehicle speed playing a part in every crash, this Road Safety Week Brake are sharing the what, the why, and the where of speed through this year’s theme ‘No Need to Speed&rs...
New statistics released by The British Horse Society (BHS) show road incidents involving horses and vehicles are continuing to rise with 1,037 incidents reported to the equine charity over the past year.
The BHS collates incident statistics each ye...
19 Oct 2020
The Government in Wales has announced a coronavirus “firebreak” from Friday 23 October.
The Government message is as follows;
People must stay at home, except for very limited purposes, such as for exercise
7 Oct 2020
Children at Holme St. Cuthbert Primary School in Cumbria enjoyed the excitement of a Royal visit earlier this week when HRH The Princess Royal attended as part of a road safety campaign run by The British Horse Society (BHS).
7 Sept 2020
We are urging riders and carriage drivers to have their say on the proposed changes to the Highway Code, aimed at improving the safety of vulnerable road users.
The government launched a consultation on the amendments, which are specifically designed...
15 July 2020
The British Horse Society has produced an interactive road safety film after successfully securing a road safety grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire.
The British Horse Society (BHS) was able to produce the interactive...
10 June 2020
At the British Horse Society we are acutely aware of what horses mean to us all and how importantly we regard their wellbeing and safety. We have always campaigned for horses and riders to keep them both safe and healthy and to raise awareness of th...
1 June 2020
From Monday 1 June, in England only, riding schools will be able to offer group lessons and hacks for five people from separate households plus one coach. Coaches will also be able to teach groups of five riders at group clinics. Social distancing g...
22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
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