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...
12 Nov 2020
Thank you for your patience whilst we have been working with Defra and DCMS to gain clarification on the Covid Legislation and the impact on riding schools.
We have just received the following information from Defra Animal Welfare Team re clarific...
22 May 2020
The Rt. Hon. Dame Caroline Spelman DBE has joined The British Horse Society (BHS) as Specialist Trustee for Policy, Campaigning and Government Relations. She will play a pivotal role in the Society’s lobbying effort across many key causes, incl...
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 ...
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 ...
22 Nov 2019
The BHS 2019 Annual Awards were held at Saddlers’ Hall on Friday 22 November. These awards recognise the achievements an individual, group or organisation has made across the Society. This could be securing new equestrian access, improving eque...
4 Sept 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Knowlton Parish Council have successfully joined forces to raise funds for essential work on an unsafe bridleway in Horton.
The bridleway had grossly deteriorated over time becoming overgrown with dangerous and u...
3 Sept 2019
Bransby Horses has just received The British Horse Society (BHS) Accreditation. On Tuesday 27th August, BHS Business Development Manager, Sarah Dale, and BHS Changing Lives Through Horses Manager, Phillippa Founds, visited the 600-acre charity site i...
22 July 2019
HRH The Princess Royal visited a bridleway in Somerset to admire resurfacing works carried out by The BHS and Mendip Bridleways & Byways Association.
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