5 July 2013
The horse and farming community’s longstanding concerns about sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) have been highlighted by the recent terrible fire at a recycling plant in Birmingham.
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.
6 Mar 2013
The actor Martin Clunes was presented with a special commendation at yesterday’s National Equine Forum (NEF), Tuesday 5 March 2013, on behalf of The British Horse Society, the Blue Cross, HorseWorld, Redwings, the RSPCA and World Horse Wel...
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...
5 Feb 2013
You may have seen the recent news stories concerning an outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV 1) in Gloucestershire.
1 Feb 2013
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.
17 Dec 2012
One day course for BHS Stage 4 candidates and equestrian business managers
14 Nov 2012
More and more people are becoming aware that we are on the verge of a genuine equine welfare crisis in the UK on a completely unprecedented scale. But there is a simple way that everyone can help lobby for crucial legislation and funding.
1 Nov 2012
For many people, Bonfire Night is an enjoyable evening spent watching spectacular firework displays and warming themselves by a bonfire, but for horse owners it can be a time of concern and distress.
Fireworks can frighten even the most sensible ho...
16 Oct 2012
The British Horse Society, along with other major welfare charities, has called for government and public help in a landmark report that warns of an impending crisis in England and Wales which could leave the welfare of 6,000* horses at risk.
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