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...
17 Dec 2020
Despite the challenges of 2020, I’m delighted to let you know that our success in meeting our charitable objectives continues unabated. Because of the support each of you contributes through being a member, supporter and volunteer we have been able t...
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...
10 Nov 2020
Wales Covid restrictions as of 9th November 2020
28 Oct 2020
In the last year, more than double the number of incidents involving fireworks were reported to the BHS, up from 66 to 134. Over 400 incidents and, tragically, 23 horse fatalities have been reported to the BHS since 2010.
22 Oct 2020
Organised public displays may be cancelled this year, and as a result there could be an increase in private firework displays.
Many people are not aware how much stress and suffering fireworks can cause to animals, particularly horses. As prey anim...
15 Oct 2020
The following guidance was written by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Reminder: guidance for importing and exporting horses and other equines from GB to the EU from 1 January
With some three months remaining until th...
29 Sept 2020
From 1 January 2021 any unregistered horse, other equine or one that is being exported permanently from GB to EU or Northern Ireland, would have to be in GB (or another country with a similar or enhanced health status, including any EU state) for 90 ...
7 Sept 2020
We are urging riders and carriage drivers to have their say on the proposed changes to the Highway Code, aimed at improving the safety of vulnerable road users.
The government launched a consultation on the amendments, which are specifically designed...
Following pleas from local riders, eight specially commissioned ‘Dead Slow’ road signs have been installed around the village of Brewood as the threat of traffic connected to a major housing development is causing alarm to the equestrian community.
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