1 May 2018
A coalition of organisations has teamed up to encourage people to add their voice to a campaign to protect and enhance the future of countryside access.
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.
18 Apr 2018
Nearly a thousand delegates attended The British Horse Society’s International Conventions, held across two venues, for six days in total. With top speakers, including: Christoph Hess, Chris Bartle FBHS, Dr Andrew McLean, Michael Peace, Sam York FBHS...
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.
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...
22 Mar 2018
Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Mounted Unit will be the first force in the country, to take The British Horse Society’s ‘Ride Safe’ Award. They want to lead by example and show riders of all ages and abilities, that it is vital that they learn how...
8 Mar 2018
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.
1 Feb 2018
‘Britain’s best walks’ were revealed by Julia Bradbury, with the Lake District coming up top. However, the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society, has found that horse riders can only access half of these routes. Of those that can...
26 Jan 2018
Viv Spencer was thrown from her horse when a loose dog ran onto her land, causing her horse to panic, bolt and kick. She received a kick to the head and leg, but didn’t suffer any serious injuries thanks to her new hat.
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