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BHS Gold Membership

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    Public liability insurance up to £30 million*

    Be protected, even if your horse causes damage or injury

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    Personal accident insurance up to £10,000*

    Accidents happen, but it’s good to know you’ll be covered

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    Help support what you love

    Your membership also helps to fund accessibility, safety, welfare and education for all


As a BHS Gold Member you will be covered by market leading public liability insurance up to £30 million* and personal accident insurance up to £10,000*.


You will also have access to a huge range of benefits to help you enjoy your life with horses:


  • Expert advice on a wide range of equestrian matters including 24-7 legal support and guidance on VAT and tax queries*
  • Supporting the charitable work of the BHS improving access, horse care and safety for every horse and rider
  • Being part of an equestrian community with over 115,000 members and many local activities and events to enjoy
  • Free and discounted tickets to leading equestrian events throughout the year
  • Free subscription to British Horse magazine worth £22 a year
  • Access to our world-renowned BHS Career Pathways
  • Access to the Challenge Awards, for equine enthusiasts looking to enhance their knowledge in horse care and riding
  • Regular E-news to keep you up to date with key equestrian issues and equestrian events in your area

*Terms, conditions and territorial limits apply



 Membership Option

Annual Direct Debit

Prices are discounted by £5 (first year only)

Monthly Direct Debit

Annual One off Payment by credit or debit card






under 21 years old




We are currently offering a £5 discount to new Gold members that join via Annual Direct Debit. Please note this is only offered to new members on the first year of membership.



British Riding Club members are entitled to a discount on your first year of BHS membership if you are joining as a new BHS member. Terms and conditions apply, please contact us for more details on 02476 840506 , or



Gold Family Membership

Our Family membership starts from just £144 a year or £12 a month for two members to join. Each additional family member included costs £51 a year or £4.25 a month, with up to a total of seven members per Gold Family Membership.

Find out more about our Gold Family membership.



How your membership can help horses around the UK

Every year with the support of our members and volunteers we help protect, improve and build a better future for horses and those who care for them.


In 2019 we responded to over 9,494 incoming calls and emails about welfare enquiries

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Our caring team of experts and volunteers promote good care and prevent cruelty to hundreds of horses every year


We reacted to over 6,000 threats to equestrian access in 2017

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Each year we campaign and protect hundreds of kilometres of local off‑road equestrian routes that are threatened

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Our dedicated team work tirelessly to make the world a safer place for horses, riders and carriage drivers

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The BHS Approvals system awards quality instruction and care


Get in touch with us

To speak to our team about membership, please call us on 02476 840506 , email us at or complete our online enquiry form and one of our team will get back to you shortly.

Opening times are 8:35am-5pm from Monday to Thursday and 8:35am-3pm on Friday.


Frequently Asked Questions

We've collected the most frequently asked questions about the British Horse Society membership packages and the insurance provided for members.

If you joined or renewed your membership in 2021 please find your insurance information here.


Renewing your membership

Please call us on 02476 840506  or complete our online enquiry form.

† Calls may be recorded for monitoring purposes.

More Membership Options


Silver Membership

Perfect for all horse lovers who want to support the charity and all our vital work to help protect, improve and build a better life for horses and those who care for them. This membership does not include Personal Accident or Public Liability insurance. Find out more about our Silver membership.


Ireland Membership

If you live in Ireland, we have membership options available for you. Find out more about our Irish Membership options.


Overseas Membership

If you live outside of the United Kingdom and Ireland, we also have a membership options available for you. Find out more about our Overseas Membership options.


BHS Friend Membership


Choose BHS Friend membership and get the great feeling that comes with knowing you are making a significant donation to our charitable work.


BHS Life Membership

All the benefits of Gold Membership, for life, contact us for pricing.

The British Horse Society is an Appointed Representative of SEIB Insurance Brokers Ltd, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

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