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 June 2021
As we have emerged from lockdown over the past few months, more riders have been tacking up and getting out for a hack. While I have enjoyed seeing and hearing of friends and colleagues relishing the recent good weather, sadly, it also means an incre...
11 June 2021
With funding from the Department for Transport, The BHS is currently undertaking a major piece of research to help inform our future strategy and campaign plans around road safety.
10 June 2021
At the BHS we strive to protect the interests of horses and equestrians across the country. A big part of this is through working with the press to inform the public about a wide range of topics. In May, the Society has featured in national, regional...
1 June 2021
Operation ‘Lose the Blinkers’ was back out on the road for the first time since lockdown.
19 Apr 2021
You may have seen the launch of our most recent Dead Slow campaign, where we released new statistics on the number of road incidents involving horses reported to us in the last year and launched our new reporting app, Horse i.
12 Apr 2021
The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards honour those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety. The winners are PCSO Tracey Johnson, Staffordshire horsewoman Sue Hayes, PC Matt Hill and Shetland volunteer Kathryn N...
25 Mar 2021
Launching - DobbinData
DobbinData is a new mapping tool where you can share or find information on equestrian use of selected features on public rights of way, roads and certain other routes.
We are gathering data on use by equestrians of tarmac r...
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 ...
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