4 Mar 2021
The past year has been extremely challenging for all of us, but it has been heart-warming to see the whole equestrian community come together to support one another through such a critical time.
I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you, ou...
1 Mar 2021
Reverse my trailer is a free-to-use driving simulator computer program designed to help you learn how to reverse-manoeuvre any kind of towed trailer (e.g. horse trailer, caravan, boat trailer, etc). In addition to favourable reviews from the National...
18 Feb 2021
It’s been six weeks since the new regulations for moving horses to and from the EU came into effect and the team at British Equestrian felt it would be helpful to provide an update on how the new processes are working in practice, some of the difficu...
25 Jan 2021
Six leading animal welfare charities are calling on the public and the government for support this winter to help them cope with an expected surge in equine welfare cases due to the pandemic, as they release a joint report, Britain’s Horse Problem.
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...
2 Sept 2020
Please note, while the guidance is current at the point of publication, it may quickly be superseded following further government updates, or changes to the situation. Please bear with us while make these changes. Regional restrict...
1 July 2020
If you're looking for a strong bond with a healthy, happy horse, the Challenge Awards are perfect for you. You can learn how to care for horses, develop hands-on, practical skills and get stuck in with the day-to-day tasks.
It doesn’t matter ...
Riding schools have welcomed the recent announcement that in England covered arenas and indoor schools can be used from Saturday 4 July. The BHS have been lobbying for the reopening of covered arenas as they should not be categorised in the same way ...
26 June 2020
Scottish Government has finalised its equine ID guidance so the ScotEquine database and smart cards will become operational in July and the government are about to contact every horse owner in Scotland to remind them of their responsibilities.
10 June 2020
At the British Horse Society we are acutely aware of what horses mean to us all and how importantly we regard their wellbeing and safety. We have always campaigned for horses and riders to keep them both safe and healthy and to raise awareness of th...
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