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...
26 Jan 2022
The guidance for motorists to pass horse riders and horse-drawn vehicles at speeds under 10 mph and allow at least two metres’ space is a significant strengthening to the latest edition of the Highway Code –
7 Jan 2022
Adrian Bigg, a British Horse Society (BHS) volunteer from Cornwall, has been awarded this year’s Horse & Hound Dengie Volunteer of the Year for his outstanding contribution to equestrian access.
2 Dec 2021
An SI (statutory instrument) has been laid in Parliament (1st December) covering a number of changes to the Highway Code. The Government initially promised to review the Highway Code in November 2018 in response to the Cycling and Walking Investment ...
1 Dec 2021
The BHS are giving neglected horses a Second Chance at life and meeting some colourful characters along the way…
Tommy and Angus are the dynamic duo currently residing at BHS Approved Marros Riding Centre. As British Horse readers will have re...
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...
25 Nov 2021
Ask your MLA to ensure Horse Riding is included in the NI Greenways Strategy
We’re asking you to contact your Legislative Assembly Member today to ask them to speak out and vote for any access created out of the Greenways Strategy (2016) to pro...
24 Nov 2021
The British Horse Society was honoured to have the charity’s Vice Patron, HRH Princess Anne, and BHS President, Martin Clunes OBE, in attendance at its annual Newbury Charity Race last week.
The BHS Vice Patron met the eight amateur jockeys at ...
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...
26 Oct 2021
The British Horse Society would like to respond to the welfare concerns depicted in the promotional scenes for ITV's 'I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here' featuring presenters Ant and Dec, where Ant McPartlin is riding a horse highly unsuitable for hi...
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