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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 119,000  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 work on behalf of all horses in the UK to protect and promote their interests.

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