27 Jan 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS) welcomes the new proposed Highway Code changes, following reports of four horses killed on Britain’s roads already this year. This follows 46 equine deaths reported to the charity in the previous year, with an addition...
26 Jan 2022
The guidance for motorists to pass horse riders and horse-drawn vehicles at speeds under 10 mph and allow at least two metres’ space is a significant strengthening to the latest edition of the Highway Code –
25 Nov 2021
Ask your MLA to ensure Horse Riding is included in the NI Greenways Strategy
We’re asking you to contact your Legislative Assembly Member today to ask them to speak out and vote for any access created out of the Greenways Strategy (2016) to pro...
3 Nov 2021
With the increasing need for the public to access the great outdoors, maintaining and increasing access to the great outdoors for vulnerable road users (including walkers, cyclists and equestrians) has never been so important. For horse riders and ca...
20 Aug 2021
Isn’t summer great? The warmer, longer days allow us to get out and enjoy more time with our horses. For many, it means that longer hacks are now an option. It may be the case that the longer days make you think that there is a lesser need to w...
14 July 2021
A bridleway in Hampshire was reopened on Monday after extensive work was completed, in a collaborative project funded by The British Horse Society (BHS), Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund and several local organisations.
2 July 2021
The BHS PR & Communications team are thrilled to announce we have won two PRCA DARE Awards, the Charity/Not for Profit Award and the Media Relations Award, for our Dead Slow campaign at the end of 2020.
25 June 2021
Equestrian Access Groups work across the UK to defend, extend and promote safe, easily accessible off-road riding for everyone. If there aren’t any in your area protecting your patch, perhaps you could form one with some fellow equestrians who love w...
23 June 2021
As we have emerged from lockdown over the past few months, more riders have been tacking up and getting out for a hack. While I have enjoyed seeing and hearing of friends and colleagues relishing the recent good weather, sadly, it also means an incre...
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 ...
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