25 Jan 2021
Six leading animal welfare charities are calling on the public and the government for support this winter to help them cope with an expected surge in equine welfare cases due to the pandemic, as they release a joint report, Britain’s Horse Problem.
1 Jan 2021
In the interest of protecting animal welfare, and with the possibility of traffic disruption in Kent after 1st January 2021, Defra would strongly advise equine transporters to consider using vehicles with a combined weight of less than 7.5 tonnes, en...
2 Sept 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes. Regional restrict...
16 July 2020
Moredun, with partners from the Equine Grass Sickness Fund (EGSF), the Royal (Dick) School for Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, University of Liverpool, the British Horse Society and World Horse Welfare have produced a comprehensive bookl...
1 July 2020
The Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill was passed on Wednesday 24 June 2020.
The Bill provides further protections to animals and wildlife in Scotland. It amends the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotlan...
26 June 2020
Scottish Government has finalised its equine ID guidance so the ScotEquine database and smart cards will become operational in July and the government are about to contact every horse owner in Scotland to remind them of their responsibilities.
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
5 Mar 2020
Speaking out about Strangles is the focus of a new national week of action launched today [5th March] by some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations.
According to the Animal Health Trust, an average of 600 cases of Strangles -...
28 Feb 2020
presented by David Rendle BVSc MVM Cert EM(Int Med) Int Dip ECEIM FRCVS RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine on 17 February 2020.
If you were not able to attend here is your opportunity to watch the entire presentation. It was ...
22 Jan 2020
In 2019, our #WelfareWednesday posts had a reach of well over 1.7 MILLION raising awareness of key Welfare issues. Here we celebrate the successes of various other Welfare projects and initiatives achieved last year.
We held 6 He...
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