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.
17 Jan 2018
In the February edition of British Horse we caught up with Catherine Roche, Chief Executive of children’s mental health charity, Place2Be.
16 Jan 2018
Changing Lives through Horses is a unique initiative that uses the power of horses to inspire change. Since its launch in 2017, the programme has more than doubled in size, from 12 centres to more than 30 now offering this much needed programme acros...
5 Jan 2018
The British Horse Society campaigns for the creation of new off-road routes and we work to keep these routes available for riders and carriage drivers to do.
20 Nov 2017
A new report, conducted by the UK’s largest equestrian charity, The British Horse Society recommends reducing the national speed limit on roads where there is frequent equestrian activity.
10 Nov 2017
Owners report of horses “running in blind panic” over Bonfire weekend due to the stress and trauma caused by fireworks, according to the largest equine charity in the UK, The British Horse Society (BHS).
5 Nov 2017
The British Horse Society (BHS) is delighted to announce a special moment in the history of the charity –it’s turning 70 this November.
17 Oct 2017
The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards (11 October), recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety.
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