20 July 2021
As welfare charities we were disturbed and deeply concerned by Monday’s 20th July, Panorama programme on the BBC. It highlighted a number of issues that are not solely connected to racing, many of which the welfare charities have long been highlighti...
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 ...
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.
A life well lived!
Passed Away early on Monday 15 March 2021
Anita was born in Belfast on 1 December 1939. One of six girls she went to Park Parade School on the Ravenhill Road, Belfast.
She sang in a gospel choir as a teenager and tutored t...
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...
4 Mar 2021
The past year has been extremely challenging for all of us, but it has been heart-warming to see the whole equestrian community come together to support one another through such a critical time.
I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you, ou...
Pony Stars is our Junior Challenge Awards aimed at children under 12 years old to discover their love for ponies, the outdoors, and all things in between. There are over 100 topics for children to explore and start their love and friendship with poni...
11 Feb 2021
To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 4 March, we’re hosting our very own BHS Book Week (1-7 March). World Book Day is a celebration of reading, authors, illustrators, and books so we thought we’d celebrate some of the wonderful equestrian authors ...
25 Jan 2021
Six leading animal welfare charities are calling on the public and the government for support this winter to help them cope with an expected surge in equine welfare cases due to the pandemic, as they release a joint report, Britain’s Horse Problem.
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