5 Mar 2020
Speaking out about Strangles is the focus of a new national week of action launched today [5th March] by some of the UK’s largest equine welfare organisations.
According to the Animal Health Trust, an average of 600 cases of Strangles -...
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...
26 Feb 2020
Following the announcement by The Department for Transport (DfT) in 2018 that the Highway Code was set to be reviewed to empower cyclists and pedestrians, The British Horse Society (BHS) is pleased to announce that over the past six months it has bee...
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...
14 Jan 2020
Member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a ho...
17 Dec 2019
The British Horse Society’s (BHS) Sefton Awards (27 November) honours those who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety. Those recognised for 2019 were Helen Goldie, Julie Gooding and Rob Tillier.
Alan Hiscox, Di...
18 Oct 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Canewdon Equestrians are launching a new initiative today (18 October) to teach primary school children between the ages of 9-11 years old on how to pass horses safely on the road as pedestrians, cyclists and passe...
2 Oct 2019
From Tim Lord, Chairman of the Trustees:
We are pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer of The British Horse Society.
James Hick will join the Society on Monday 2nd December 2019 bringing with him a wealth of exp...
25 Sept 2019
A British Horse Society (BHS) employee is raising money for the charity by attempting to swim the channel next year.
Mother of two, Heather Clatworthy, 37 has worked for the BHS for 14 years and in her spare time is a keen swimmer if successful, sh...
9 Sept 2019
If you're looking to get into shape this season, riding might just be the perfect workout for you.
Over the years, research has proven that horse riding gives you significant health benefits, as well as a day full of fun. Whether you are an e...
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