28 June 2021
Time is running out to save many important and historic routes across England and Wales. Tragically, many public routes not formally recorded on the Definitive Map by 1st January 2026 will vanish forever, due to changes in the law introduced by The C...
11 June 2021
With funding from the Department for Transport, The BHS is currently undertaking a major piece of research to help inform our future strategy and campaign plans around road safety.
10 June 2021
At the BHS we strive to protect the interests of horses and equestrians across the country. A big part of this is through working with the press to inform the public about a wide range of topics. In May, the Society has featured in national, regional...
8 Apr 2021
The BHS are supporting a national week of action encouraging people to speak out and challenge the stigma of the UK’s most prevalent equine disease.
19 Mar 2021
THE Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) prestigious Sanctuary Awards took place virtually on 16 March 2021. RAF Shawbury’s Be Seen Be Safer horse rider awareness campaign was awarded a highly commended in the Social Value, Community and Heritage Award catego...
22 Jan 2021
Whether it’s on a bridleway, byway or elsewhere, research shows that exercising in green space makes us healthier and happier. Many of us have found comfort in exercising in open green spaces and nature since COVID-19 restrictions were introduc...
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.
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 -...
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...
Back to the top