AFTER COVID 19 – William Micklem

AFTER COVID 19 – William Micklem – Part 1 PERCEPTION NOT FACT An association with horses is provably life enhancing, an activity that can be hugely beneficial, both mentally and physically  ….a sport for all, and a sport for life.  Whether seriously disabled or seriously able extraordinary things are possible in partnership with ponies and…

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STOP PRESS – DRESSAGE TRAINER FOR THE ANNUAL COURSE 2021

We are so lucky that Ann Bostock has once again worked her magic and has persuaded Richard Davison FBHS to come to Addington in January 2021 as our Dressage Coach.  Richard will join Caroline Moore FBHS our Jump Coach. PLEASE NOTE BOOKINGS MAY NOT BE MADE TIL 1st SEPTEMBER 2020 and then to Ann. More…

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Ruth Baxter’s Letter to H&H

Ruth Baxter wrote a letter to Horse & Hound which was published in the 23rd Jan 2020 edition. As the letter was edited by H&H and now makes far less sense to those who were at the F&I convention, it was suggested that Ruth should send the unedited version out. Please find it below: “Dear…

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Submit research for the UK Coaching journal

As you may know, our friends at UK Coaching publish a research journal and are always looking for research articles to publish.  If you have a piece of research to publish, we would encourage you to send it in to UK Coaching.  For more information on the journal and read previous editions, see https://www.ukcoaching.org/statements/research and…

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Equestrian Webinar

Can a contemporary theory of skill development be applied to equestrian (and other) sports? Hosted by Marianne Davies. All information is below plus the booking information and links. Webinar information: Our good friends at UK Coaching have opened the opportunity to engage in this fascinating webinar to be delivered by Marianne Davies from 9am on…

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BHS Charity Race

The BHS are holding another fundraising charity race at the prestigious Newbury Racecourse on 7 November, with twelve amateur jockeys including event rider Nick Gauntlett taking part to fundraise for their vital work. After the exhilarating race will be a celebratory lunch, an auction and a full afternoon of racing. It would be great it…

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Letter to BHS Members from Tim Lord Chairman of the Board of Trustees

“Dear Member,   I am writing to you, ahead of a general announcement being made later today, to confirm the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer of The British Horse Society. James Hick will join the Society on Monday 2nd December 2019 bringing with him a wealth of experience and proven success in leading a…

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Have you considered taking the Fellowship Assessment ?

The Fellowship assessment will be taking place on 6th and 7th April 2020 at Warwickshire College The BHS Fellowship is the highest professional standard across the equine industry and is internationally recognised. Taking place across two days, candidates will be assessed on coaching skills, practical demonstrations, theoretical knowledge, stable management and the history of equitation.…

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Letter from the BHS – BHS Trustee Election 2019

Dear all, We are delighted to announce the results of the 2019 Trustee Election which were made public at the Election Board Meeting that took place on Tuesday at Head Office. Following the ballot open to all members of the Society, four new Trustees have joined the Board to bring their wealth of experience to…

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Dorothy Johnson FBHS

Dorothy Johnson, Fellow of the BHS passed away peacefully at home on 26th June, aged 96. Wife of the late Cyril Johnson. They ran the Northern equitation Centre in Aughton, Lancashire for many years before going freelance. She taught the Merseyside Mounted police for 30 years retiring at 88. She taught many many people across…

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BHS General Meeting 11 June

The Board of Trustees is pleased to confirm that the General Meeting requisitioned by 42 members of the Society to propose a vote of no confidence in the Chair, Board of Trustees and the CEO was held on the 11 June. A total number of 5480 verified votes were received with 829 (15.1%) in support…

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Clarissa Dawson BHSI

It was with the greatest sadness that we learned of the passing of Clarissa Dawson who lost her battle with cancer on 9th March 2019. She was a much loved member of the F & I Association and many tributes and fond memories are being shared on the F & I Association Facebook page. Horse…

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Dates for your Diaries

F&I ASSOCIATION – DATES FOR OUR DIARIES 2019 7th March The National Equine Forum, London Contact Jillie Rogers, jillierogers001@gmail.com 15th March Caroline Moore FBHS Training day at Wellington Riding Contact David Sheerin, david.s@wellington-riding.co.uk 3rd May Badminton Course Walk with Nick Turner FBHS, Contact Ann Bostock, ann.bostock1@btopenworld.com 20th May Judy Harvey FBHS Training Day Contact Ann…

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Congratulations to the New Fellows

The F&I Association wishes to congratulate three of our members who have this week achieved the highest accolade awarded to a professional member of the British Horse Society – The Fellowship. Mandy Luesley Sarah MacDonald Andrew Bennie. These three good people deserve to have passed the Fellowship with all it entails. CONGRATULATIONS FROM ALL OF…

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