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Become a member of the BHS and become a part of the largest equestrian community in the UK.

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Membership gives a huge range of benefits to help you enjoy your life with horses. But more than that, membership is vital for helping us raise funds needed to improve access, safety, welfare and education for all.

  • Our caring team of experts and volunteers promote good care and prevent cruelty to hundreds of horses every year
  • Each year we campaign and protect hundreds of kilometres of local off-road equestrian routes that are threatened
  • Our dedicated team work tirelessly to make the world a safer place for horses, riders and carriage drivers

Membership as a gift

Please note, Membership as a gift can only be purchased over the phone.

Give the gift of a BHS Membership this year and your loved one will receive an exclusive gift box containing:

  • A membership card (physical or digital)
  • A gift certificate
  • The latest copy of British Horse magazine
  • An exclusive BHS membership rosette
  • An SEIB insurance flyer
  • A car sticker

Plus, they will have access to all the benefits of our membership, including public liability insurance*, personal accident insurance*, a 24/7 legal support helpline, free and discounted tickets to equestrian events, subscription to British Horse magazine, access to BHS Career Pathways and more.

Membership gifts must be purchased before 15th December 2023. For more details or to purchase, please call 02476 840506 or email us at

*Insurance only available with Gold membership.

Why BHS Membership


The benefits of becoming a BHS member

Our impact in numbers

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94 pence in every pound raised by the BHS spent on delivering our charitable objectives



We react to over 6,000 threats to equestrian access



Children and young people have been supported through the Changing Lives Through Horses programme across the UK.



We respond to over 10,000 incoming calls and emails about welfare concerns

Discover our membership benefits

We offer a range of different membership options that include a variety of amazing membership benefits to help you enjoy your life with horses.

Find out more about the great membership benefits available with your membership.

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.

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