19 July 2021
The British Horse Society (BHS) and the University of Bristol are asking members of the public not to feed any horses they may encounter whilst out and about.
25 Jan 2021
Six leading animal welfare charities are calling on the public and the government for support this winter to help them cope with an expected surge in equine welfare cases due to the pandemic, as they release a joint report, Britain’s Horse Problem.
19 Mar 2020
According to the UK MET Office February 2020 was the UK’s wettest February on record in a series dating back to 1862. The UK had 209.1mm of rain which is 237% of the average for February. This made stables almost unbearable with so much mud yo...
14 Jan 2020
Member charities of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) have collaborated to produce two practical guides; one to help horse owners find ways to cut costs without compromising on care and another on making the difficult decision to rehome a ho...
22 Nov 2019
The BHS 2019 Annual Awards were held at Saddlers’ Hall on Friday 22 November. These awards recognise the achievements an individual, group or organisation has made across the Society. This could be securing new equestrian access, improving eque...
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 ...
11 Jan 2018
January news and forecast from BHS Scotland.
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.
13 Sept 2016
Last weekend saw the British Riding Club’s (BRC) NAF Five Star National Championships take place at Lincolnshire Showground
Over 1,500 competitors took part in 21 separate championship classes for both seniors on Saturday and juniors on ...
4 May 2016
Atypical myopathy, also referred to as seasonal pasture myopathy, is a disease that can quickly debilitate a horse and can prove to be fatal in more than 75% of cases.
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