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 –
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
6 Sept 2021
Paralympian Natasha Baker MBE and FEI judge Christian Landolt are one of equestrianism’s longest-running rider-owner partnerships and just last week, Natasha has succeeded in scooping Silver in the Grade III Individual Dressage at Tokyo, together wit...
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