17 June 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS) is urging drivers to humanise horse riders with the launch of it’s ‘Look Out for Laura’ video campaign. This is an extension of the hugely successful ‘Dead Slow’ campaign which the BHS launched in response to the alarm...
8 June 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS), in collaboration with Robert Gordon University and the Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) Scotland, today launched a new report analysing how horses respond to the noise of an electric car.
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...
26 Jan 2022
The guidance for motorists to pass horse riders and horse-drawn vehicles at speeds under 10 mph and allow at least two metres’ space is a significant strengthening to the latest edition of the Highway Code –
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 ...
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...
29 Sept 2021
The British Horse Society (BHS) President, Martin Clunes and Olympian gold medallist, Laura Collett have launched a new BHS programme, Pony Stars.
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...
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.
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