5 July 2017
The British Horse Society wants to ensure that riders have the skills required to feel confident when riding out in all conditions. Our new Ride Safe Award, launching this July, aims to do just that, by equipping riders with the skills they need to r...
28 June 2017
Throughout May, an incredible 1,143 riders and carriage drivers tacked up and took part in The British Horse Society’s first ever Ride Out UK Month, sponsored by Equisafety. The BHS has announced that more than £8,900 has been pledged for its Paths f...
7 June 2017
BBC Broadcaster Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes echoed the thoughts of many riders while speaking at the BHS’s Real Horsepower Safety Conference, held at the Royal Veterinary College on 6 June.
2 June 2017
Ride Out UK Month has finished and what a month! From protest parades, clearance parties and overnight hacks, it was packed with events - so let’s keep this momentum going!
1 June 2017
40 lucky BHS members and their horses took part in the three mile loop, for an exclusive after-hours event. Riders enjoyed magnificent woodland, open farmland and at one point there was a superb view of Strangford Lough, seen from the Temple of the W...
30 Mar 2017
In the past year alone*, 426 road incidents have been reported to The British Horse Society (BHS), resulting in the death of one person and 21 horses.
21 Mar 2017
Previously Ride Out UK Week, The British Horse Society (BHS) has announced that they’re extending the event to last throughout May.
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.
16 Feb 2017
Jan Roche, BHS National Manager for Wales, met with Huw Irranca Davies AM at the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay to discuss Dead Slow and update him fully on the great work we are doing to raise awareness of passing horses on the roads as we approach t...
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...
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