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Treasurer - The British Horse Society

Closing date: 8 July 2019


The British Horse Society is the essential organisation in the equine fabric of the UK.

Established in 1947, it is the UK’s largest equine charity and membership Society with a team dedicated to world class professional and recreational education programmes, equine welfare and lobbying for improved on-road safety and off-road access for horses, riders and carriage drivers. The vision is for every horse to be respected, protected and enjoyed by knowledgeable, caring people.

The Role

The British Horse Society Trustee Board lead and govern the charity. Making sure that it is managed and administered adequately to achieve our charitable objectives.

As the Treasurer you will oversee the Society’s financial matters, ensuring they are in accordance with our governing document and legal requirements. You will ensure your fellow Trustees are kept updated on the financial health and management of the Society.

As a result of your actions and support for the Trustee Board and Executive team The British Horse Society will have sound financial management now and in the future.

As a Trustee you will be responsible for the long-term strategic development of the Society. Your good governance will ensure that The British Horse Society grows and develops, continuing to deliver our charitable objectives for our beneficiaries. You will have the opportunity to utilise your skills and experience for charitable benefit and gain knowledge and understanding of the governance and development of a national equestrian charity.

Time Commitment

Approximately 16 days per year. As this post is a co-opted position, the tenure is for one year; however, can be co-opted year on year if both parties agree.

Further Information

For comprehensive information about The British Horse Society, the role of Treasurer, and the person they are looking for, please download the Candidate Information Pack.


  • Closing date for applications: Monday 8 July 2019
  • Preliminary interviews with Trustees Unlimited: Monday 15 & Tuesday 16 July 2019
  • Final interviews with The British Horse Society: Week commencing 29 July 2019

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact:

Melissa Baxter - 07789 985229 /

Marsha Isilar-Gosling - 07818 509690 /

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