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. ...
19 Apr 2021
You may have seen the launch of our most recent Dead Slow campaign, where we released new statistics on the number of road incidents involving horses reported to us in the last year and launched our new reporting app, Horse i.
12 Apr 2021
The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards honour those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety. The winners are PCSO Tracey Johnson, Staffordshire horsewoman Sue Hayes, PC Matt Hill and Shetland volunteer Kathryn N...
25 Mar 2021
Launching - DobbinData
DobbinData is a new mapping tool where you can share or find information on equestrian use of selected features on public rights of way, roads and certain other routes.
We are gathering data on use by equestrians of tarmac r...
New statistics released by The British Horse Society (BHS) show road incidents involving horses and vehicles remain a problem, with 1,010 incidents reported to the equine charity over the past year.
23 Mar 2021
If you break down – go left! That’s the message from Highways England which has launched its biggest ever campaign to help drivers feel safer as the nation travels the Government’s roadmap out of the lockdown.
With self-contained ...
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...
19 Mar 2021
THE Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) prestigious Sanctuary Awards took place virtually on 16 March 2021. RAF Shawbury’s Be Seen Be Safer horse rider awareness campaign was awarded a highly commended in the Social Value, Community and Heritage Award catego...
8 Mar 2021
The British Horse Society has released a new app that enables equestrians to quickly and easily submit details of incidents that have negatively affected their safety.
The free of charge new app, ‘Horse i’, has been specifically designed ...
4 Mar 2021
Ride Out UK 2020 was a little different due to Covid-19, but that did not stop people getting involved and raising crucial funds for equestrian routes.
Ride Out UK is our annual campaign which celebrates and raises awareness of the great wor...
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