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. ...
12 Apr 2021
The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards honour those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety. The winners are PCSO Tracey Johnson, Staffordshire horsewoman Sue Hayes, PC Matt Hill and Shetland volunteer Kathryn N...
25 Mar 2021
New statistics released by The British Horse Society (BHS) show road incidents involving horses and vehicles remain a problem, with 1,010 incidents reported to the equine charity over the past year.
23 Mar 2021
If you break down – go left! That’s the message from Highways England which has launched its biggest ever campaign to help drivers feel safer as the nation travels the Government’s roadmap out of the lockdown.
With self-contained ...
4 Mar 2021
Ride Out UK 2020 was a little different due to Covid-19, but that did not stop people getting involved and raising crucial funds for equestrian routes.
Ride Out UK is our annual campaign which celebrates and raises awareness of the great wor...
2 Mar 2021
Following good attendance at the Virtual Members Meeting held in July 2020, and the Virtual Members’ Meeting for Norther Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in February 2021, the Trustees and senior management team will be holding Virtual Members Mee...
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.
19 Jan 2021
A project by Reaseheath College equine students to identify safe off road routes for horse riders has been recognised with a British Horse Society (BHS) national award.
13 Jan 2021
Hardsough Lane and Iron Gate Lane leading to the village of Irwell Vale, link Edenfield with Helmshore and have been used by horse riders since at least the 1970s, cyclists since the 1980s and by vehicular traffic up to about the 1990s.
The route, w...
2 Sept 2020
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