The British Horse Society
What we do for horses and the people who love them
We are the largest and most influential equestrian charity and membership organisation in the UK. We exist to protect and promote the interests of every horse and are here to support every rider, horse owner, carriage driver, those who work in the equestrian community and everyone who simply has an interest in the wellbeing of equines.
Our impact in numbers
94 pence in every pound raised by the BHS spent on delivering our charitable objectives
The Society's thriving and active community of 1200+ volunteers are committed to improving the lives of horses everywhere
Children and young people have been supported through the Changing Lives Through Horses programme across the UK
Horses helped through proactive advice, support and education every year
Our shocking statistics show that riders face a real threat when they are riding on the road. As the largest equestrian charity in the UK, we’ve been using our Dead Slow campaign to educate drivers on how to safely pass horses on the road.
BHS Career Pathways
Our best in class qualifications and assessments equip candidates for a life or career with horses. The BHS qualifications framework is internationally recognized and some of the best coaches, riders and grooms in the equestrian sector have come through our career pathway.
Equestrian careers & training
Whether you want to gain professional, industry recognised qualifications to spring-board your equine career or you simply want to learn more about horses and improve your skills for personal achievement there’s a pathway for you.