14 July 2021
A bridleway in Hampshire was reopened on Monday after extensive work was completed, in a collaborative project funded by The British Horse Society (BHS), Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund and several local organisations.
6 July 2021
The launch of Ride Out UK 2021 coincides with the easing of restrictions and also, it feels, with a new sense of optimism and adventure. While this initiative is partly about fundraising, it is also about enjoying the British countryside and nature a...
28 June 2021
Time is running out to save many important and historic routes across England and Wales. Tragically, many public routes not formally recorded on the Definitive Map by 1st January 2026 will vanish forever, due to changes in the law introduced by The C...
25 June 2021
Equestrian Access Groups work across the UK to defend, extend and promote safe, easily accessible off-road riding for everyone. If there aren’t any in your area protecting your patch, perhaps you could form one with some fellow equestrians who love w...
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...
22 May 2020
The British Horse Society is appealing for local people to come forward and help save thousands of miles of unrecorded rights of way which are in danger of being lost forever. These include footpaths and bridleways loved by the country’s dog wa...
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
2 Mar 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Experience Community CIC have joined forces to launch an educational video highlighting and promoting the respectful use of multi-user rights of way.
The video, aimed at those accessing countryside routes by foot...
24 Feb 2020
On 1 January 2026, bridleways in England and Wales that aren’t formally recorded will be lost to the public. Our campaign, Project 2026, aims to safeguard bridleways for public use so that equestrians today and in the future have safe off-road ...
21 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is voicing its support for the new Agriculture Bill 2019-20 following its introduction to the House of Commons on January 16.
Mark Weston, Director of Access at The British Horse Society said: “The BHS welcomes t...
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