25 Nov 2016
Whatever your views on equine abattoirs, the truth is that horses do still go to slaughter in Britain. No matter what way a horse's life ends, we believe that they should always be treated with respect, and the law states so too.
13 Jan 2015
The Food Standards Agency hopes the new requirement of Food Chain Information (FCI) will ensure equines treated with veterinary medicinal products that are not authorised for use in animals destined for human consumption do not enter the food chain.
7 Jan 2015
Numerous scandals, lack of enforcement and confusion of the passport system – what is being done to resolve the issues and how important are passports? Emmeline Hannelly reports.
14 Jan 2014
Lee Hackett, BHS Director of Equine Policy, looks at an insidious side to the current equine welfare crisis - the cheap selling on of 'rescued' and unwanted horses, and their worrying fates.
19 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society has expressed its shock and revulsion at the sickening footage which shows the appalling mistreatment of horses being slaughtered at the Red Lion Abattoir in Cheshire.
The covert video, obtained by Hillside Ani...
16 Jan 2013
The recent revelations concerning horse meat being identified in various meat products has highlighted concerns about meat traceability and equine welfare.
The British Horse Society believes that a number of serious food hygiene issues nee...
16 Oct 2012
The British Horse Society, along with other major welfare charities, has called for government and public help in a landmark report that warns of an impending crisis in England and Wales which could leave the welfare of 6,000* horses at risk.
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