24 Apr 2018
The UK is in the midst of a horse over-population crisis, with too many horses and not enough knowledgeable owners to look after them, resulting in an increase in the number of cases of abandonment and neglect.
16 Apr 2018
Throughout April, we will be raising awareness of our welfare work, as part of our Platinum Year celebrations.
12 Apr 2018
The 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse will once again see Britain’s leading equine welfare organisations and charities come together to highlight the welfare factors which affect Britain’s horses.
Horse owners across Scotland are invited to the annual Scottish Equine Welfare Conference (11 May) which will be held at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, Glasgow and will this year focus on ‘Keeping the Modern Equine’.
9 Apr 2018
Do you know an individual who works tirelessly helping horses and riders? Or a volunteer who goes that extra mile to support the work of the Society? Have you been coached by an inspirational BHS Accredited Professional Coach? Is there an amazing hor...
26 Mar 2018
The government has launched a consultation on its proposals for the future of food, farming and the environment. This will shape the upcoming agriculture bill and have a significant impact on the future of access to the countryside.
The British Horse...
8 Mar 2018
The British Horse Society is urging drivers to be more careful when passing horses, after revealing today that on average one incident a day happens on UK roads.
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary lameness and discomfort.
12 Feb 2018
As part of its Platinum Year celebrations and ‘I didn’t know the BHS did that’ campaign, the BHS is dedicating a month to celebrating the work of its National and Regional Managers.
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