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...
9 Feb 2022
BHS Safety Director Alan Hiscox and Television Presenter Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes hosted a Question & Answer session on Facebook Live on Tuesday 8th February 2022 about changes in the new Highway Code for equestrians.
The BHS Safety Team has been...
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...
17 Jan 2022
A campaign to protect Scotland’s livestock has been launched following new legislation which protects animals from dog attacks through a range of measures including updating the livestock definition, fines up to £40,000 and prison sentences for owner...
30 Nov 2021
The British Horse Society (BHS) has honoured the incredible winners of this year’s Annual Awards in a ceremony with BHS Vice-Patron, HRH The Princess Royal and BHS President, Martin Clunes OBE.
The BHS Annual Awards programme celebrates the i...
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...
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.
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...
11 June 2021
With funding from the Department for Transport, The BHS is currently undertaking a major piece of research to help inform our future strategy and campaign plans around road safety.
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