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Horse Care & Welfare

We're working towards a world in which the welfare of horses is universally respected, and in which all those who ride, drive or work with horses can do so safely, enjoyably and with the highest personal competence.

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The BHS and our dedicated network of 200 volunteer welfare advisers respond to around 2,000 welfare concerns annually. Thank you to everyone who takes the time to contact us and raise concerns. 

How we protect and improve the lives of horses

  • The Society strives to promote equine welfare by educating, advising and supporting horse owners and carers to prevent cases of neglect 
  • We train and support a network of welfare advisers to deal with local welfare concerns 
  • We promote responsible breeding with our healthcare and education clinics 

Improving Welfare through Proactive Work and Support

Report a welfare concern

If you have personally seen a neglected or mistreated horse that you are concerned about, please contact the welfare team. All reports are fully confidential.