23 Feb 2021
A call to any riders who live or ride within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park (LLTNP), to improve access.
29 Sept 2020
From 1 January 2021 any unregistered horse, other equine or one that is being exported permanently from GB to EU or Northern Ireland, would have to be in GB (or another country with a similar or enhanced health status, including any EU state) for 90 ...
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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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...
9 July 2020
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has been launched as part of the Government’s package of support to businesses. If your riding school runs a cafeteria you may be able to benefit.
If you run a cafeteria or eatery connected with your busines...
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 ...
14 Nov 2019
In support of this year’s Road Safety Week (18 – 24 November) The British Horse Society (BHS) has launched a new safety video as part of its ‘Dead? Or Dead Slow?’ campaign.
The new safety video features the BHS’s Direc...
30 July 2019
The BHS would like to thank the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for commissioning and publishing the study and subsequent report on the analysis of the equine industry in Northern Ireland which you can read here. Thi...
24 July 2019
Many equestrian routes are fragmented and can now only be reached using busy roads. Our research has shown that there have been 3,797 road incidents involving horses reported to us since November 2010. These incidents sadly involved the dea...
13 July 2019
Solihull Riding Club - updated statement Wednesday 17 July
We are deeply saddened to confirm that Mrs Clare Bedford died as a result of a fall whilst competing, during the cross country phase, at the Solihull Riding Club one day event on Saturday 13 ...
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