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...
8 July 2021
Throughout the pandemic, our aim has been to provide as much tangible support as possible to everyone in the equestrian community. Riding schools in every BHS region have been supported during a challenging year of lockdowns by the BHS COVID-19 Hards...
8 Apr 2021
A life well lived!
Passed Away early on Monday 15 March 2021
Anita was born in Belfast on 1 December 1939. One of six girls she went to Park Parade School on the Ravenhill Road, Belfast.
She sang in a gospel choir as a teenager and tutored t...
25 Mar 2021
New statistics released by The British Horse Society (BHS) show road incidents involving horses and vehicles remain a problem, with 1,010 incidents reported to the equine charity over the past year.
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...
3 Mar 2021
Currently, there is a Europe-wide alert of increased risk of disease associated with Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), which originated in Valencia (ESP) and has already resulted in related outbreaks in at least three other countries in Europe.
24 Feb 2021
The deadline for microchipping your horse in Scotland is 28 March 2021.
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...
11 Feb 2021
To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 4 March, we’re hosting our very own BHS Book Week (1-7 March). World Book Day is a celebration of reading, authors, illustrators, and books so we thought we’d celebrate some of the wonderful equestrian authors ...
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.
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