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...
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 –
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 ...
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...
23 Sept 2021
Summer might be slowly drawing to a close but there are hopefully still a few good days left to get out for a hack. While going off road can be safer than being on roads there are always some risks attached with riding. Being prepared can help minimi...
31 Aug 2021
Many of you will have heard of the tragic incident last week which resulted in the loss of four horses belonging to Nick Gauntlett and Sophie Hulme.
Nick, his family and grooms were heading to Blair Castle International Horse Trials. Unfortunately, t...
27 Aug 2021
The British Horse Society is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of James Buxton, a former BHS Director and Trustee, lifetime supporter and valued member of the Society.
James joined the Society as a Director, managing the Development Officers, b...
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