1 Oct 2020
The British Horse Society has created a survey to learn more about the activity of owners when caring for and exercising their horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. The survey also aims to understand their activity when using public roads and off-road t...
7 Sept 2020
We are urging riders and carriage drivers to have their say on the proposed changes to the Highway Code, aimed at improving the safety of vulnerable road users.
The government launched a consultation on the amendments, which are specifically designed...
26 Aug 2020
he British Horse Society in Scotland has developed the first ever guidance note for people wanting to enjoy wild and informal camping with their horses; offering advice, top tips, where to camp and how to contain your horse in open countryside.
1 July 2020
A brand new story map has been created for the John Muir Way which provides a step-by-step guide to potential multi-use access barriers along the 134-mile route across central Scotland from Helensburgh to Dunbar.
Thanks to BHS Scotland’s countr...
22 May 2020
The British Horse Society is appealing for local people to come forward and help save thousands of miles of unrecorded rights of way which are in danger of being lost forever. These include footpaths and bridleways loved by the country’s dog wa...
21 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society (BHS) is voicing its support for the new Agriculture Bill 2019-20 following its introduction to the House of Commons on January 16.
Mark Weston, Director of Access at The British Horse Society said: “The BHS welcomes t...
17 Jan 2020
The British Horse Society works tirelessly to protect, improve and create safe off-road routes for equestrians, but we can’t do it all alone! Town and country planning in the UK can have a significant impact on equestrians, but a little underst...
14 Oct 2019
Horse riders, carriage drivers, walkers and cyclists are now able to enjoy a previously unusable byway in Ardeley, Hertfordshire following repair works to a muddy and particularly difficult section of the roman road.
Back in the winter of 2018, this ...
4 Sept 2019
The British Horse Society (BHS) and Knowlton Parish Council have successfully joined forces to raise funds for essential work on an unsafe bridleway in Horton.
The bridleway had grossly deteriorated over time becoming overgrown with dangerous and u...
30 July 2019
The BHS would like to thank the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) for commissioning and publishing the study and subsequent report on the analysis of the equine industry in Northern Ireland which you can read here. Thi...
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