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.
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...
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.
25 Nov 2016
NAF will be the title sponsor of British Riding Clubs (BRC) Five Star National Horse Trials Championships 2017. Qualifiers will start from 1 April 2017, with 600 riders competing at the Championships in August.
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...
8 Sept 2016
BHS extends their congratulations to representatives at Greater Manchester Police Mounted Branch, as police horses Hexam, Captain and Tangle were awarded 'Public Service Animals of the Year' at the Animal Hero Awards 2016.
The GMP h...
19 Aug 2016
An equestrian group affiliated to The British Horse Society dedicated a newly opened 870m route in Leyland, to local rider Lorraine Wood, who passed away from cancer 18 months ago.
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 ...
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