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...
18 Feb 2021
It’s been six weeks since the new regulations for moving horses to and from the EU came into effect and the team at British Equestrian felt it would be helpful to provide an update on how the new processes are working in practice, some of the difficu...
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.
14 Jan 2020
Member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a ho...
21 June 2019
We are increasingly seeing instances where well-meaning animal lovers wrongly accuse charities over social media of failing to act, resulting in rising tensions and, in some cases, leading to people taking the law into their own hands to ‘rescue’ pon...
7 June 2019
Facebook Live – General Meeting Questions
Chief Executive’s Office
Could you outline what the top three priorities are for the BHS in the next six to 12 months?
Our three Strategic Priorities are:
Increase the number of people taking...
8 Mar 2018
Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary lameness and discomfort.
28 Nov 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) recognised the best of the equestrian world, at its annual awards ceremony, held in Saddler's Hall, London on Friday.
Amongst those recognised this year were HRH the Princess Royal, Mike Tucker and Hannah Francis.
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