7 Sept 2020
We are urging riders and carriage drivers to have their say on the proposed changes to the Highway Code, aimed at improving the safety of vulnerable road users.
The government launched a consultation on the amendments, which are specifically designed...
15 July 2020
The British Horse Society has produced an interactive road safety film after successfully securing a road safety grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire.
The British Horse Society (BHS) was able to produce the interactive...
10 June 2020
At the British Horse Society we are acutely aware of what horses mean to us all and how importantly we regard their wellbeing and safety. We have always campaigned for horses and riders to keep them both safe and healthy and to raise awareness of th...
8 June 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is issuing a warning to members of the public to not feed any horses they may encounter whilst out and about.
With more people taking to the countryside during the COVID-19 pandemic, the BHS has been ma...
22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
29 Apr 2020
In February 2020 we asked you, our Members, for nominations to fill vacancies for three Specialist Trustee positions; Safety, Volunteering, and Business with Digital Knowledge.
We were delighted to receive nominations for all three roles and subse...
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
18 Mar 2020
Are you looking for the perfect gift for your Mum this Mother’s Day? Or perhaps more generally you are looking for a gift for a special someone?
5 Mar 2020
For many years The British Horse Society has been campaigning for a fair deal for Riding Schools and Livery Yards in respect of business rates. The 2017 revaluation saw many of our BHS Approved Centres affected by a disproportionate increas...
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 -...
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