19 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society has expressed its shock and revulsion at the sickening footage which shows the appalling mistreatment of horses being slaughtered at the Red Lion Abattoir in Cheshire.
The covert video, obtained by Hillside Ani...
16 Jan 2013
The recent revelations concerning horse meat being identified in various meat products has highlighted concerns about meat traceability and equine welfare.
The British Horse Society believes that a number of serious food hygiene issues nee...
15 Jan 2013
A new initiative launched by The British Horse Society will ensure that no horse owner has to face the loss of their equine companion alone.
The charity has introduced a new scheme, ‘Friends at the End’, in response to pleas f...
14 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society supports Welsh Assembly member Rhodri Glyn Thomas’s call that horses should be viewed as ‘vulnerable road users’ within the framework of Technical Advice Note (TAN) 18.
During a meeting of the Assembly, Mr...
7 Jan 2013
The British Horse Society is pleased to announce that Claire Aldridge has been appointed as the Society's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees, with Margot Tiffany BHSI rejoining as a member of the Board.
Claire has been an acti...
6 Dec 2012
The British Horse Society has appointed Lynn Petersen as Chief Executive.
Lynn, who has been Chairman of the Society since April of this year, has been the board trustee responsible for the Society’s modernisation programme. With her business...
23 Nov 2012
With the horrendous spell of weather experienced this week, and with more rain forecast, large parts of the country are battling against flood conditions. As miserable as these conditions are for us, they are even worse for our four-legged frien...
20 Nov 2012
Martin Clunes, President of The British Horse Society, presented awards to individuals and organisations who have given outstanding service to the cause of equestrianism and equine welfare at an awards ceremony at Saddlers' Hall in the City of Lond...
14 Nov 2012
More and more people are becoming aware that we are on the verge of a genuine equine welfare crisis in the UK on a completely unprecedented scale. But there is a simple way that everyone can help lobby for crucial legislation and funding.
7 Nov 2012
The British Horse Society has welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Welsh Government’s Draft Road Safety Delivery Plan but is flabbergasted that there is no mention of horse riders or carriage drivers being classed as a vulnerable group.
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