20 Aug 2021
Isn’t summer great? The warmer, longer days allow us to get out and enjoy more time with our horses. For many, it means that longer hacks are now an option. It may be the case that the longer days make you think that there is a lesser need to w...
25 June 2021
Equestrian Access Groups work across the UK to defend, extend and promote safe, easily accessible off-road riding for everyone. If there aren’t any in your area protecting your patch, perhaps you could form one with some fellow equestrians who love w...
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...
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 ...
22 Nov 2019
The BHS 2019 Annual Awards were held at Saddlers’ Hall on Friday 22 November. These awards recognise the achievements an individual, group or organisation has made across the Society. This could be securing new equestrian access, improving eque...
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
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) who manage seven per cent of Wales’ land area including woodlands, National Nature Reserves and flood defences and leading equestrian charity, The British Horse Society (BHS) have today (24 July) partnered to sig...
7 June 2019
Facebook Live – General Meeting Questions
Chief Executive’s Office
Could you outline what the top three priorities are for the BHS in the next six to 12 months?
Our three Strategic Priorities are:
Increase the number of people taking...
8 May 2019
We are aware of today’s news regarding the Equine Influenza outbreaks and we urge all owners to be extra vigilant of the clinical signs of the virus.
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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