8 Mar 2018
Stewart Hastie died suddenly on 21st February 2018, aged 95 years. Stewart, a Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years, focussing predominantly on horses throughout his career.
Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary lameness and discomfort.
7 Feb 2018
Meet Helene Mauchlen our National Manager for Scotland. As part of our ‘I didn’t know the BHS did that’ campaign for our Platinum Year, throughout February we will be focusing on the work that our team of 13 regional and national managers do. No two ...
29 Jan 2018
Racing Welfare has introduced a Welfare Officer, Lucy, working across Scotland to ensure that industry staff receive support to navigate life challenges such as accidents and injuries, mental health and wellbeing, money matters, relationships and ret...
5 Jan 2018
The British Horse Society’s Welfare Department has seen an increase in calls from horse owners concerned about colic during these winter months.
9 Dec 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) has helped two of its first applicants successfully complete the Instructors Development Scholarship.
28 Nov 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) recognised the best of the equestrian world, at its annual awards ceremony, held in Saddler's Hall, London on Friday.
Amongst those recognised this year were HRH the Princess Royal, Mike Tucker and Hannah Francis.
25 Nov 2016
Whatever your views on equine abattoirs, the truth is that horses do still go to slaughter in Britain. No matter what way a horse's life ends, we believe that they should always be treated with respect, and the law states so too.
27 Oct 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) castrated its 200th colt on Wednesday (19 October) to help tackle the UK’s horse overpopulation crisis.
Veterinary professionals and students volunteered their time to help the charity through the British Equine ...
1 Sept 2016
The British Horse Society (BHS) and The University of Nottingham team up to help horse owners combat the life-threatening condition of colic at today’s (1 September) launch of the REACT Now to Beat Colic campaign, supported by a brand new information...
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