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...
16 July 2021
The BHS’s Second Chance project launched in 2019 and the horses and ponies were rehomed into BHS Approved Centres running the BHS’ Changing Lives through Horses scheme, which supports vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and gives them the oppor...
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...
10 May 2021
A government consultation on animal welfare sentencing in 2017 had an enormous response showing strong public support for tougher legislation. These measures were widely supported by welfare charities such as The British Horse Society and the RSPCA. ...
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.
3 Mar 2020
The BHS on Tour events aims to educate every type of rider. Each day will contain multiple sessions in which the audience will take away tips & tricks, exercises that can be recreated in your yard. These sessions aim to help riders improv...
23 Jan 2020
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Vice-Patron of leading equestrian charity, The British Horse Society (BHS) visited Parbold Equestrian Centre in Wigan today (Thursday 23 January) to meet young people who are enrolled on the charity’s Chan...
22 Jan 2020
In 2019, our #WelfareWednesday posts had a reach of well over 1.7 MILLION raising awareness of key Welfare issues. Here we celebrate the successes of various other Welfare projects and initiatives achieved last year.
We held 6 He...
8 Oct 2019
Martin Clunes, actor and president of leading equine charity, The British Horse Society (BHS) visited Limes Equestrian Centre today (8 October) to help launch a new partnership between the BHS and RSPCA in a bid to help both neglected horses and youn...
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...
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