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Advice for equestrians in England during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak

Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bare with us while we make these changes.

Latest news

26 November 2020Englands Three Tier system and what that means for equestrianism

The new Three Tier system will be introduced on Wednesday 2 December and we can now confirm the details of the three tier system for England and what that means for equestrianism. The positive news is that equestrian activity can largely continue within number and setting restrictions based on the area’s tier level. Read the full article here.


12 November 2020Update for England Lockdown#2 | 5 November to 2 December 2020

New restrictions will be implemented on 5 November in order to further control the spread of Covid19 in England. During this time there will be an impact on horse owners, livery yards and stables, however it is vital that the care and welfare of horses is maintained. Read the full article here.


The latest guidance for:

Caring for your Horse

horse ownership

horse health

horse health

The BHS Helpline

The BHS Welfare Helpline is here to offer you advice and support with any questions or concerns you may have.

We are here for all our members and supporters and we have extended our working hours to provide a Coronavirus Helpline during these difficult times to help answer your additional queries relating to Coronavirus lockdown.

We’ll be available between 08.35 -17.00 Monday to Friday and between 10.00 – 16.00 Saturday and Sunday. 
 Call us on 02476 840517

If you are an APC please call 02476 840565 or an Approved Centre please call 02476 840509



Further Resources

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