12 May 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS) is excited to launch this year’s Ride Out UK, the annual campaign celebrating the joys of riding out, while raising money to protect and improve safe off-road routes for all.
9 Feb 2022
BHS Safety Director Alan Hiscox and Television Presenter Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes hosted a Question & Answer session on Facebook Live on Tuesday 8th February 2022 about changes in the new Highway Code for equestrians.
The BHS Safety Team has been...
27 Jan 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS) welcomes the new proposed Highway Code changes, following reports of four horses killed on Britain’s roads already this year. This follows 46 equine deaths reported to the charity in the previous year, with an addition...
2 Dec 2021
An SI (statutory instrument) has been laid in Parliament (1st December) covering a number of changes to the Highway Code. The Government initially promised to review the Highway Code in November 2018 in response to the Cycling and Walking Investment ...
25 Nov 2021
Ask your MLA to ensure Horse Riding is included in the NI Greenways Strategy
We’re asking you to contact your Legislative Assembly Member today to ask them to speak out and vote for any access created out of the Greenways Strategy (2016) to pro...
15 Nov 2021
Horse Incident Reporting Awareness Study
Equestrians and their horses are being subjected to alarming levels of stress and risk according to a new study that was funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and commissioned by The British Horse S...
3 Aug 2021
The Government launched a consultation on the amendments of the Highway Code review in July 2020, which are specifically designed to benefit walkers, cyclists, and equestrians.
6 July 2021
The launch of Ride Out UK 2021 coincides with the easing of restrictions and also, it feels, with a new sense of optimism and adventure. While this initiative is partly about fundraising, it is also about enjoying the British countryside and nature a...
28 June 2021
Time is running out to save many important and historic routes across England and Wales. Tragically, many public routes not formally recorded on the Definitive Map by 1st January 2026 will vanish forever, due to changes in the law introduced by The C...
23 Mar 2021
BHS Scotland is joining 20 outdoor organisations are together calling for a new Outdoor Recreation Champion role to be created within the Scottish Government, to ensure everyone in society benefits from being active in nature.
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