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...
17 Dec 2020
As we look back over 2020 there is certainly plenty to reflect on. Like everyone across the world, we have faced uncertainty and had many challenges thrown at us, but we have adapted, and here are some of our highlights for what we have achieved in e...
16 Dec 2020
As people plan their celebrations during Christmas and New Year, the BHS is collaborating with the National Farmers Union (NFU) and urging people to think twice before releasing a sky lantern. While the decorative lanterns may look pretty floating ac...
1 Dec 2020
Giving Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following the well-known shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday - in 2020 it falls on 1 December 2020. It is a day to give back to a cause close to your heart. Donate money, volunteer your time, sha...
16 Nov 2020
With someone injured on a UK road every four minutes, and vehicle speed playing a part in every crash, this Road Safety Week Brake are sharing the what, the why, and the where of speed through this year’s theme ‘No Need to Speed&rs...
New statistics released by The British Horse Society (BHS) show road incidents involving horses and vehicles are continuing to rise with 1,037 incidents reported to the equine charity over the past year.
The BHS collates incident statistics each ye...
10 Nov 2020
Wales Covid restrictions as of 9th November 2020
28 Oct 2020
In the last year, more than double the number of incidents involving fireworks were reported to the BHS, up from 66 to 134. Over 400 incidents and, tragically, 23 horse fatalities have been reported to the BHS since 2010.
15 Oct 2020
The following guidance was written by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Reminder: guidance for importing and exporting horses and other equines from GB to the EU from 1 January
With some three months remaining until th...
1 Oct 2020
The British Horse Society has created a survey to learn more about the activity of owners when caring for and exercising their horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. The survey also aims to understand their activity when using public roads and off-road t...
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