8 Mar 2018
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.
7 Feb 2018
Meet Helene Mauchlen our National Manager for Scotland. As part of our ‘I didn’t know the BHS did that’ campaign for our Platinum Year, throughout February we will be focusing on the work that our team of 13 regional and national managers do. No two ...
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).
8 Oct 2017
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21 Sept 2017
REACT Now to Beat Colic educates horse owners on how to spot the early signs of colic in horses and encourages them to have a plan in place should their horse becomes critically ill. The campaign, run by the BHS is based on five years of research by ...
7 June 2017
BBC Broadcaster Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes echoed the thoughts of many riders while speaking at the BHS’s Real Horsepower Safety Conference, held at the Royal Veterinary College on 6 June.
23 Jan 2017
BHS Scotland Chairman honored with Points of Light Award.
27 Oct 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) castrated its 200th colt on Wednesday (19 October) to help tackle the UK’s horse overpopulation crisis.
Veterinary professionals and students volunteered their time to help the charity through the British Equine ...
1 Sept 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) and The University of Nottingham team up to help horse owners combat the life-threatening condition of colic at today’s (1 September) launch of the REACT Now to Beat Colic campaign, supported by a brand new information...
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