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The British Horse Society elects new Trustees

21 July 2017

The new Trustees who will be joining The British Horse Society’s (BHS) board are: Sam York, Diane Tranter, Ken Law and Jane Domhill.

The election results are as follows:

BHS Specialist Trustee – Education: Sam York FBHS
BHS Specialist Trustee – Access: Diane Tranter BHSAI
BHS Specialist Trustee – Safety: Ken Law
BHS Specialist Trustee – Strategic Commercial and Business Development: Jane Domhill 

The BHS’ newest Fellow, Sam York joins the board as a specialist trustee for education. Having reached the highest qualification offered by the BHS, Sam wants to use her wealth of knowledge as the BHS develops its education pathway. 

Diane Tranter has been a member of the BHS for more than 40 years, and a Trustee for three years. Diane is a BHS Stage 3 Coach in Complete Horsemanship; she wants to continue to improve and extend off-road routes for riders and carriage drivers. 

Ken Law is a full-time safety professional, horse owner and rider. He will use his expertise to tackle the safety issues that riders face. Ken runs an online safety newsletter which has become a trusted source of safety information. 

Jane Domhill has been a BHS member for more than 30 years and is a passionate horse owner and competitor. She’s taken voluntary positions in some equestrian charities and will use her business knowledge and experience to support the BHS’ objectives. 

Lynn Petersen, Chief Executive of The British Horse Society said: “I’d like to welcome the new trustees to the board, and the familiar faces who will be returning. The board has a wealth of knowledge and experience which will help us to drive the BHS forward; I would also like to thank Fred Hodges and Christine Blackford for their contribution to the BHS.” 

The BHS board of trustees consists of David Sheerin (Chairman), Lotta von der Heyde (Vice Chairman), Diane Tranter, Kirsty Handel, Sam York, Ken Law and Jane Domhill.


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