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...
Following pleas from local riders, eight specially commissioned ‘Dead Slow’ road signs have been installed around the village of Brewood as the threat of traffic connected to a major housing development is causing alarm to the equestrian community.
2 Sept 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes. Regional restrict...
24 Aug 2020
British Equestrian, the national governing body for equestrian sport in the UK, has been awarded £150,000 of National Lottery funding by Sport England to enable it to support riding centres that are struggling during this difficult time
17 Aug 2020
Aberdeen Riding Club has kindly provided an annual fund of £1000 for a committee assessment grant booster fund in Scotland.
13 Aug 2020
Wellington Riding held a hugely successful annual Fun Ride and Pleasure Drive event on Sunday 2nd August, organised to support the British Horse Society (BHS)’s Covid Appeal. The route allowed riders and carriages to take in and enjoy the stunn...
9 July 2020
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has been launched as part of the Government’s package of support to businesses. If your riding school runs a cafeteria you may be able to benefit.
If you run a cafeteria or eatery connected with your busines...
1 July 2020
Riding schools have welcomed the recent announcement that in England covered arenas and indoor schools can be used from Saturday 4 July. The BHS have been lobbying for the reopening of covered arenas as they should not be categorised in the same way ...
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...
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