19 Apr 2022
The British Horse Society has joined forces with leading equine welfare charities, vets, researchers and higher education institutions from around the world*, to organise the week (2nd – 8th May) - now in its third year – with the aim of educating pe...
1 Oct 2021
Vice-Patron of The British Horse Society (BHS), The Princess Royal visited a BHS Healthcare and Education Clinic on 30 September, which is central to a welfare education campaign where advice and support is provided to horse owners who have horses th...
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...
27 Apr 2021
The British Horse Society has released a new edition of the Strategy to Eradicate and Prevent Strangles (STEPS), a collaborative effort with several organisations. The widely used strategy provides crucial guidance on how to minimise the risk of spre...
8 Apr 2021
The BHS are supporting a national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease.
23 Mar 2021
Researchers at the University of Liverpool collaborated with major equine charities to document the experiences of more than 750 UK horse owners who use alternative grazing systems to manage their horse’s health and wellbeing.
The past centu...
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.
5 Mar 2020
Speaking out about Strangles is the focus of a new national week of action launched today [5th March] by some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations.
According to the Animal Health Trust, an average of 600 cases of Strangles -...
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...
27 Nov 2018
Journalist and author Simon Barnes, North Yorkshire Police and Christopher Bartle FBHS, were amongst those recognised at the British Horse Society’s (BHS) annual awards held in Saddlers’ Hall, London on Friday (23 November).
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