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What we do

The British Horse Society was founded in 1947, and we have grown over the past 70 years to become the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK with over 112,000  members. We aim to protect and promote the interests of all horses and those who care about them, including the 3.5 million people in the UK who ride or who drive a horse-drawn carriage.

During 70 years, the BHS has made a real impact on the lives of horses and horse owners with wide-ranging campaigns and initiatives. Our core foundations – educationwelfareaccess and safety – are more important than ever as they demonstrably make a difference to horses’ lives.

Our Charitable Work

 welfare and care work

 safety and accidents work

 access and bridleways work

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WE NEED YOUR HELP MORE THAN EVER

The Coronavirus crisis is far from over. We have been able to make a difference, but there are so many more horses that need our support. Even with the lockdown easing, our riding schools are still struggling to pay the bills.

Text HORSE to 70507 to give £5, or you can donate online here.

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