23 Sept 2021
Summer might be slowly drawing to a close but there are hopefully still a few good days left to get out for a hack. While going off road can be safer than being on roads there are always some risks attached with riding. Being prepared can help minimi...
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...
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...
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 ...
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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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...
13 Mar 2020
Ireland - BHS Areas
Following announcements from both the ROI and UK governments yesterday, 12th March, in relation to the COVID-19 health alert, The British Horse Society has decided to cancel The BHS on Tour, 29th March and The BHS National Coaching Convention, 30th M...
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...
26 Feb 2020
Following the announcement by The Department for Transport (DfT) in 2018 that the Highway Code was set to be reviewed to empower cyclists and pedestrians, The British Horse Society (BHS) is pleased to announce that over the past six months it has bee...
17 Dec 2019
The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Sefton Awards (27 November) honours those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety. Those recognised for 2019 were Helen Goldie, Julie Gooding and Rob Tillier.
Alan Hiscox, Di...
7 Aug 2019
The BHS Platinum Riders are those who choose to ride 70km and raise at least £70 to help every UK horse and rider have somewhere safe to ride off-road. By taking to the saddle, our Platinum Riders are directly improving the safety of UK riders ...
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