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...
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Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation.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...
8 May 2019
We are aware of today’s news regarding the Equine Influenza outbreaks and we urge all owners to be extra vigilant of the clinical signs of the virus.
9 Nov 2018
BBC Sports presenter Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes and retired police officer Fiona Symes celebrated a dead heat victory yesterday (8 November) following the British Horse Society’s (BHS) inaugural charity race.
25 Oct 2018
The BHS is set to host a charity flat race on Thursday 8 November 2018. The race will see 10 jockeys head to the starting line for the first time in aid of the BHS’s charity appeals.
22 Aug 2018
Keep your diary free on 8 November to join The BHS for our inaugural charity race, followed by a full day of cracking racing at Newbury Racecourse!
12 Apr 2018
The 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse will once again see Britain’s leading equine welfare organisations and charities come together to highlight the welfare factors which affect Britain’s horses.
8 Mar 2018
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
29 Jan 2018
Racing Welfare has introduced a Welfare Officer, Lucy, working across Scotland to ensure that industry staff receive support to navigate life challenges such as accidents and injuries, mental health and wellbeing, money matters, relationships and ret...
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