17 June 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS) is urging drivers to humanise horse riders with the launch of it’s ‘Look Out for Laura’ video campaign. This is an extension of the hugely successful ‘Dead Slow’ campaign which the BHS launched in response to the alarm...
8 June 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS), in collaboration with Robert Gordon University and the Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) Scotland, today launched a new report analysing how horses respond to the noise of an electric car.
3 Mar 2022
The British Horse Society (BHS) and the British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) are calling on every equestrian to help improve safety across the sector by reporting all of their equine-related incidents and accidents. Collecting and recording in...
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...
15 Nov 2021
Horse Incident Reporting Awareness Study
Equestrians and their horses are being subjected to alarming levels of stress and risk according to a new study that was funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and commissioned by The British Horse S...
18 Oct 2021
As Bonfire Night approaches, an ‘Impact of Fireworks’ campaign, run by the Scottish Government in partnership with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, is raising awareness of the dangers associated with fireworks misuse and of new rules...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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