5 Feb 2013
The British Horse Society welcomes the Government's unequivocal statement that a new independent body will be created to hold in trust the nation's publicly-owned forests for future generations.
Mark Weston, Director of Access, Safety and Welfare sa...
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.
31 Jan 2013
The Equestrian Access Forum (EAF) has launched Making Ways for Horses, a new publication highlighting proposals for the future provision of equestrian access in England.
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 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society is pleased to announce that Claire Aldridge has been appointed as the Society's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees, with Margot Tiffany BHSI rejoining as a member of the Board.
Claire has been an acti...
6 Dec 2012
The British Horse Society has appointed Lynn Petersen as Chief Executive.
Lynn, who has been Chairman of the Society since April of this year, has been the board trustee responsible for the Society’s modernisation programme. With her business...
23 Nov 2012
With the horrendous spell of weather experienced this week, and with more rain forecast, large parts of the country are battling against flood conditions. As miserable as these conditions are for us, they are even worse for our four-legged frien...
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.
5 Nov 2012
The UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has celebrated its 65th birthday.
The Society, which has equine welfare at its heart, was founded on 5 November 1947 with the amalgamation of two organisations – the In...
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