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...
7 Sept 2020
We are urging riders and carriage drivers to have their say on the proposed changes to the Highway Code, aimed at improving the safety of vulnerable road users.
The government launched a consultation on the amendments, which are specifically designed...
Following pleas from local riders, eight specially commissioned ‘Dead Slow’ road signs have been installed around the village of Brewood as the threat of traffic connected to a major housing development is causing alarm to the equestrian community.
10 Aug 2020
Free BHS Information leaflets on level crossings and many other topics can be found on the website
14 Nov 2019
In support of this year’s Road Safety Week (18 – 24 November) The British Horse Society (BHS) has launched a new safety video as part of its ‘Dead? Or Dead Slow?’ campaign.
The new safety video features the BHS’s Direc...
14 Oct 2019
Horse riders, carriage drivers, walkers and cyclists are now able to enjoy a previously unusable byway in Ardeley, Hertfordshire following repair works to a muddy and particularly difficult section of the roman road.
Back in the winter of 2018, this ...
14 Jan 2019
Whilst encounters between horses and gritting lorries are fairly infrequent, the nature of these vehicles with flashing lights and the noise from the spreading equipment is not familiar to most horses. This may cause the horse to react in a way that ...
26 Oct 2018
The Response of The British Horse Society
Download our shorter proforma response.
The Society supports the proposal for a new Land Management Programme to replace CAP in its entirety, and welcomes the Public Goods scheme to deliver more public goods ...
8 Nov 2017
Brendan Bergin, the proprietor of Bergin Equine in County Wicklow has become one of the first people to achieve their BHS Stage 5 through The British Horse Society’s scholarship program.
4 July 2016
A scheme to record pre-wartime bridleways across Hertfordshire has successfully passed its first milestone, saving an historic pathway from being extinguished.
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