1 June 2021
This BHS programme recognises the outstanding achievements of the society’s volunteers, supporters and partners from 2020 and includes many shining examples of humanity, endurance and relentless hard work across safety, education, access and welfare ...
27 May 2021
The British Horse Society has helped improve the lives of countless horses and riders; this would not be possible without the support of volunteers donating their time to our cause. In a recent survey, we asked our fabulous volunteers the reasons why...
20 May 2021
A nationwide biobank to gather vital samples for research into the devastating disease Equine Grass Sickness (EGS), which has an 80% fatality rate in affected horses, has recently been launched by The Moredun Foundation and The Equine G...
8 Apr 2021
A life well lived!
Passed Away early on Monday 15 March 2021
Anita was born in Belfast on 1 December 1939. One of six girls she went to Park Parade School on the Ravenhill Road, Belfast.
She sang in a gospel choir as a teenager and tutored t...
25 Mar 2021
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 ...
19 Mar 2021
It has been announced that child abuse laws in England and Wales are to be expanded under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bills.
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...
4 Mar 2021
The past year has been extremely challenging for all of us, but it has been heart-warming to see the whole equestrian community come together to support one another through such a critical time.
I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you, ou...
17 Feb 2021
People celebrating Chinese New Year are being urged to do so without setting off sky lanterns as figures show lanterns are still causing the deaths of horses and livestock as well as posing a real fire risk.
The NFU and The British Horse So...
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