News and events

More diversity, more tech and better road safety – predictions from the BHS

16 December 2022

By the end of the century, the British equestrian community is hoping for more diversity, more tech and better road safety, alongside an increase in sustainable practices. To celebrate its 75th anniversary, The British Horse Society undertook a survey of over 2,000 members to understand their predictions and priorities over the next 75 years, taking us to the year 2097!

All this beautiful pair want for Christmas is a loving new home together…

16 December 2022

A pair of horses are hoping to find a new retirement home for Christmas together after more than 100 days in the care of charity Blue Cross.

The London international horse show 2022 to be broadcast live on the BBC and streamed across the world

16 December 2022

The London International Horse Show, which returns to ExCeL London this week, from 15-19 December, is set to deliver five-days of world-class international equestrian competition and spectacular display acts. However, for those unable to attend, there is an extensive TV and online streaming schedule to facilitate viewing by both national and international audiences.

RDA Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive

16 December 2022

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) have announced that Kathryn England has been appointed as their new Chief Executive. Kathryn joins RDA from Zoological Society of London (ZSL) London Zoo, the international conservation charity and global destination, and will start on 1st March 2023.

The December/January issue of Carriage Driving is out now!

25 November 2022

We celebrate success both at home and abroad with reports and stunning images.

Lady Riki wins BDS Veteran Award at the recent BDS AGM

22 November 2022

This award is given to horses, ponies & donkeys that are active in their older years (oldest winner this year was a 29 year old Shetland).

Vacancy - Regional Chair, RDA West & Central Scotland Region

15 November 2022

RDA West & Central Scotland is looking for someone with passion, skills and experience to lead the regional team and support the 19 member groups of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) in West & Central Scotland. Supported by a strong committee the Regional Chair plays a vital role in providing direction and development within the region. the Chair is an ambassador for RDA UK and has the opportunity to contribute to the development of RDA UK as a national organisation through their membership of the Regional Chairs Committee.

Carriage Driving: Christmas special offer

15 November 2022

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Beware the seasonal risk of grazing horses around oaks and sycamores says BEVA

26 October 2022

BEVA is urging owners to keep their horses safe from the seasonal risks of grazing around oak and sycamore trees, following a spate of veterinary cases needing urgent treatment after the ingestion of toxic seeds.

How the cost of a coffee can change the lives of the people and horses who transport it

26 October 2022

“You’d be amazed how much difference the cost of your morning cup of coffee could make. Did you know about the close links between that cup of coffee and the working horses and their owners in Colombia?” international animal welfare charity World Horse Welfare asked recently, as they launched their latest appeal.