23 Aug 2013
New Forest of Dean Greenways routes will enable horse riders, carriage drivers, walkers, and cyclists to explore some 30 miles of inter-connected woodland tracks in a stunning area of outstanding natural beauty.
22 Feb 2013
The British Horse Society has joined forces with road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist, to take a new approach to horse and rider safety on the roads.
With almost 10 percent of reported incidents in 2012 resulting in a horse fatality and&nbs...
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...
1 Feb 2013
The BHS urges Phase 2 of HS2 to consider the access needs of equestrians.
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.
14 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society supports Welsh Assembly member Rhodri Glyn Thomas’s call that horses should be viewed as ‘vulnerable road users’ within the framework of Technical Advice Note (TAN) 18.
During a meeting of the Assembly, Mr...
7 Nov 2012
The British Horse Society has welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Welsh Government’s Draft Road Safety Delivery Plan but is flabbergasted that there is no mention of horse riders or carriage drivers being classed as a vulnerable group.
2 Nov 2012
We are speaking out against any company that is encouraging people to buy a horse for Christmas.
27 July 2012
Horse riders and carriage drivers are being urged to give their views on whether lowering speed limits will make our roads safer.
14 Mar 2012
A report released by The Country, Land and Business Association has given horse riders and carriage drivers great cause for concern, according to The British Horse Society.
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