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...
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...
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 Jan 2021
A project by Reaseheath College equine students to identify safe off road routes for horse riders has been recognised with a British Horse Society (BHS) national award.
13 Jan 2021
Hardsough Lane and Iron Gate Lane leading to the village of Irwell Vale, link Edenfield with Helmshore and have been used by horse riders since at least the 1970s, cyclists since the 1980s and by vehicular traffic up to about the 1990s.
The route, w...
1 Jan 2021
In the interest of protecting animal welfare, and with the possibility of traffic disruption in Kent after 1st January 2021, Defra would strongly advise equine transporters to consider using vehicles with a combined weight of less than 7.5 tonnes, en...
15 July 2020
The British Horse Society has produced an interactive road safety film after successfully securing a road safety grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire.
The British Horse Society (BHS) was able to produce the interactive...
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 ...
17 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society works tirelessly to protect, improve and create safe off-road routes for equestrians, but we can’t do it all alone! Town and country planning in the UK can have a significant impact on equestrians, but a little underst...
5 Dec 2018
The British Horse Society and UK Road Offender Education are thrilled to reveal that equines and equestrians will now be identified as vulnerable road users in National Driver Offender Retraining Schemes.
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