17 Feb 2021
People celebrating Chinese New Year are being urged to do so without setting off sky lanterns as figures show lanterns are still causing the deaths of horses and livestock as well as posing a real fire risk.
The NFU and The British Horse So...
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.
13 Jan 2021
Hardsough Lane and Iron Gate Lane leading to the village of Irwell Vale, link Edenfield with Helmshore and have been used by horse riders since at least the 1970s, cyclists since the 1980s and by vehicular traffic up to about the 1990s.
The route, w...
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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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...
16 July 2020
Moredun, with partners from the Equine Grass Sickness Fund (EGSF), the Royal (Dick) School for Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, University of Liverpool, the British Horse Society and World Horse Welfare have produced a comprehensive bookl...
9 July 2020
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme has been launched as part of the Government’s package of support to businesses. If your riding school runs a cafeteria you may be able to benefit.
If you run a cafeteria or eatery connected with your busines...
1 July 2020
If you're looking for a strong bond with a healthy, happy horse, the Challenge Awards are perfect for you. You can learn how to care for horses, develop hands-on, practical skills and get stuck in with the day-to-day tasks.
It doesn’t matter ...
10 June 2020
At the British Horse Society we are acutely aware of what horses mean to us all and how importantly we regard their wellbeing and safety. We have always campaigned for horses and riders to keep them both safe and healthy and to raise awareness of th...
8 June 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is issuing a warning to members of the public to not feed any horses they may encounter whilst out and about.
With more people taking to the countryside during the COVID-19 pandemic, the BHS has been ma...
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