20 July 2021
As welfare charities we were disturbed and deeply concerned by Monday’s 20th July, Panorama programme on the BBC. It highlighted a number of issues that are not solely connected to racing, many of which the welfare charities have long been highlighti...
16 July 2021
The BHS’s Second Chance project launched in 2019 and the horses and ponies were rehomed into BHS Approved Centres running the BHS’ Changing Lives through Horses scheme, which supports vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and gives them the oppor...
10 May 2021
A government consultation on animal welfare sentencing in 2017 had an enormous response showing strong public support for tougher legislation. These measures were widely supported by welfare charities such as The British Horse Society and the RSPCA. ...
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.
6 Apr 2020
The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 110,000 members.
The BHS wouldn’t have been able to achieve what we have ...
23 Jan 2020
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Vice-Patron of leading equestrian charity, The British Horse Society (BHS) visited Parbold Equestrian Centre in Wigan today (Thursday 23 January) to meet young people who are enrolled on the charity’s Chan...
22 Jan 2020
In 2019, our #WelfareWednesday posts had a reach of well over 1.7 MILLION raising awareness of key Welfare issues. Here we celebrate the successes of various other Welfare projects and initiatives achieved last year.
We held 6 He...
14 Jan 2020
Member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a ho...
8 Oct 2019
Martin Clunes, actor and president of leading equine charity, The British Horse Society (BHS) visited Limes Equestrian Centre today (8 October) to help launch a new partnership between the BHS and RSPCA in a bid to help both neglected horses and youn...
18 July 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) is shocked to announce the theft of their horse healthcare vehicle
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