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. ...
19 Mar 2021
It has been announced that child abuse laws in England and Wales are to be expanded under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bills.
18 Feb 2021
It’s been six weeks since the new regulations for moving horses to and from the EU came into effect and the team at British Equestrian felt it would be helpful to provide an update on how the new processes are working in practice, some of the difficu...
22 Jan 2021
Whether it’s on a bridleway, byway or elsewhere, research shows that exercising in green space makes us healthier and happier. Many of us have found comfort in exercising in open green spaces and nature since COVID-19 restrictions were introduc...
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...
5 Mar 2020
For many years The British Horse Society has been campaigning for a fair deal for Riding Schools and Livery Yards in respect of business rates. The 2017 revaluation saw many of our BHS Approved Centres affected by a disproportionate increas...
21 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is voicing its support for the new Agriculture Bill 2019-20 following its introduction to the House of Commons on January 16.
Mark Weston, Director of Access at The British Horse Society said: “The BHS welcomes t...
26 Nov 2018
Business Rates is still a hot topic for riding schools and livery yards. The 2017 rateable values resulted in a disproportionate rise in Business Rates for many BHS Approved Centres.
26 Aug 2018
The BHS Scotland competition series reached its heights at Blair last week with the crowning of three national champions marking the culmination of over one hundred qualifiers run at county shows and BRC events over the last twelve months.
2 Aug 2018
The Agriculture Bill will set the agenda for the future of our countryside and we want to make sure that improving access to safe off-road riding and carriage driving is integral to it.
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