1 July 2020
The Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill was passed on Wednesday 24 June 2020.
The Bill provides further protections to animals and wildlife in Scotland. It amends the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotlan...
12 Mar 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes.
1. What level o...
5 Mar 2020
Speaking out about Strangles is the focus of a new national week of action launched today [5th March] by some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations.
According to the Animal Health Trust, an average of 600 cases of Strangles -...
2 Dec 2019
2019 was a successful year for BHS Scotland.
25 Nov 2019
New Gold membership benefit
Selling your horse or pony? The BHS have launched a ‘Sale Agreement’ service for Gold members to help you sell your horse with peace of mind that you’ve followed the rules and that your horse will be tak...
22 Nov 2019
The BHS 2019 Annual Awards were held at Saddlers’ Hall on Friday 22 November. These awards recognise the achievements an individual, group or organisation has made across the Society. This could be securing new equestrian access, improving eque...
21 June 2019
We are increasingly seeing instances where well-meaning animal lovers wrongly accuse charities over social media of failing to act, resulting in rising tensions and, in some cases, leading to people taking the law into their own hands to ‘rescue’ pon...
7 June 2019
Facebook Live – General Meeting Questions
Chief Executive’s Office
Could you outline what the top three priorities are for the BHS in the next six to 12 months?
Our three Strategic Priorities are:
Increase the number of people taking...
8 May 2019
We are aware of today’s news regarding the Equine Influenza outbreaks and we urge all owners to be extra vigilant of the clinical signs of the virus.
18 Feb 2019
What are the differences between the British Horse Society (BHS) qualified coaches and UKCC endorsed qualified coaches?
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