17 Aug 2021
ScotEquine are attending Blair International Horse Trials this year and would like to invite all equine owners/keepers to visit the stand to Sign-up and Connect to their equines - free gift for those that do!
20 July 2021
As welfare charities we were disturbed and deeply concerned by Monday’s 20th July, Panorama programme on the BBC. It highlighted a number of issues that are not solely connected to racing, many of which the welfare charities have long been highlighti...
19 July 2021
The British Horse Society (BHS) and the University of Bristol are asking members of the public not to feed any horses they may encounter whilst out and about.
16 July 2021
The BHS’s Second Chance project launched in 2019 and the horses and ponies were rehomed into BHS Approved Centres running the BHS’ Changing Lives through Horses scheme, which supports vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and gives them the oppor...
20 May 2021
A nationwide biobank to gather vital samples for research into the devastating disease Equine Grass Sickness (EGS), which has an 80% fatality rate in affected horses, has recently been launched by The Moredun Foundation and The Equine G...
10 May 2021
A government consultation on animal welfare sentencing in 2017 had an enormous response showing strong public support for tougher legislation. These measures were widely supported by welfare charities such as The British Horse Society and the RSPCA. ...
27 Apr 2021
The British Horse Society has released a new edition of the Strategy to Eradicate and Prevent Strangles (STEPS), a collaborative effort with several organisations. The widely used strategy provides crucial guidance on how to minimise the risk of spre...
8 Apr 2021
The BHS are supporting a national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease.
23 Mar 2021
Researchers at the University of Liverpool collaborated with major equine charities to document the experiences of more than 750 UK horse owners who use alternative grazing systems to manage their horse’s health and wellbeing.
The past centu...
3 Mar 2021
Currently, there is a Europe-wide alert of increased risk of disease associated with Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), which originated in Valencia (ESP) and has already resulted in related outbreaks in at least three other countries in Europe.
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