1 June 2021
This BHS programme recognises the outstanding achievements of the society’s volunteers, supporters and partners from 2020 and includes many shining examples of humanity, endurance and relentless hard work across safety, education, access and welfare ...
27 May 2021
It’s Volunteers’ Week (1st-7th June) and we want to take this opportunity to shout-out some of our incredible BHS volunteers and say thank you for the amazing work they do. One of the people we’d like to highlight is Sharon, who has been a BHS Welfar...
20 May 2021
A nationwide biobank to gather vital samples for research into the devastating disease Equine Grass Sickness (EGS), which has an 80% fatality rate in affected horses, has recently been launched by The Moredun Foundation and The Equine G...
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. ...
5 May 2021
The British Horse Society (BHS) is to open a new operations centre in Scotland.
27 Apr 2021
The British Horse Society has released a new edition of the Strategy to Eradicate and Prevent Strangles (STEPS), a collaborative effort with several organisations. The widely used strategy provides crucial guidance on how to minimise the risk of spre...
8 Apr 2021
The BHS are supporting a national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease.
25 Mar 2021
New statistics released by The British Horse Society (BHS) show road incidents involving horses and vehicles remain a problem, with 1,010 incidents reported to the equine charity over the past year.
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 ...
Researchers at the University of Liverpool collaborated with major equine charities to document the experiences of more than 750 UK horse owners who use alternative grazing systems to manage their horse’s health and wellbeing.
The past centu...
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