LYNNE BALDWIN BHSI

It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the recent passing of Lynne Baldwin after a short illness in a hospital near Woodcuts near Salisbury in Wiltshire on 18th March. Lynne and I trained together at Moat House Benenden in the 1970’s under the tutelage and watchful eye of Cherrie Hatton…

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Volunteers needed for Badminton

Badminton Horse Trial’s nominated charity this year is the British Horse Society. The BHS is celebrating it’s 70th Birthday & are looking for volunteers to help during Badminton. Volunteers with a specific area of expertise may be assigned to one of our designated areas i.e. Access, Safety, Welfare.
 Volunteers who are Accredited Professional Coaches may…

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Information Regarding the Fellowship Assessment 2018

The days allocated to the assessment are: Monday 29th October to Thursday 1st November.  However, each candidate will only participate at the assessment over a period of two days for which they will receive notification from the BHS Education Department.

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What a year!

Dear All 2017 was a brilliant year for The British Horse Society. And it’s all because of you. Each and every one of us played our part in the success we experienced. We are all inextricably connected to one another in all the things we do for the Society. Every single one of us contributed…

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Notice of the AGM

To be held at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre, Buckinghamshire on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 7pm PROMPT AGENDA Opening address by Jillie Rogers BHSI (Chairman) Apologies for absence Minutes of the AGM  4th January 2017 to be approved Matters arising Chairman’s Report Treasurer’s Report Meet the Committee followed by elections of Committee for 2018– Debbie Follett…

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Annual Course, AGM & Dinner

Details of the Annual Course and an application form are now available in the Events section of the website. Click here to go straight there!

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Congratulations Sam York FBHS

Congratulations to Sam York on gaining the prestigious qualification of Fellow of The BHS.  This after two gruelling days spent under the spotlight.  Not only is Sam now Ms Sam York FBHS but she works hard for the F&I Committee in what little spare time she may find. Photo – Sam competing at Belton Horse…

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AGM Agenda 2017

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING FOR THE BRITISH HORSE SOCIETY’S FELLOWS AND INSTRUCTORS ASSOCIATION To be held at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre, Buckinghamshire Wednesday 4th January 2017 at 7pm AGENDA Opening address by Jillie Rogers BHSI (Chairman) Apologies for absence Minutes of the AGM 6th January 2016 to be approved Matters arising One minute’s silence for…

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Congratulations to Islay Auty FBHS

Islay Auty FBHS was awarded a BEF medal of honour at Olympia. After receiving the medal she said: “The honour of being nominated for [a BEF medal of honour] by the BD board and it being endorsed by the BEF, I have found quite overwhelming and I thank everyone who made the award happen. I do…

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Philippa Mary Francis BHSI

Members of the association will have been shocked and saddened to hear of the untimely death from cancer on September 28 of Pippa Francis, aged 58. Not only was Pippa a BHSI, but also a BHS examiner from 1989 to 2003,  BD dressage judge, Programme Area Manager at Warwickshire College for Equine and Farriery, Secretary/Treasurer…

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Jo Knowles FBHS

I am sad to hear that Jo Knowles has passed away.  I first met Jo in the late 1980’s at a BHS Convention at Stoneleigh.  I was immediately taken with her gentle, kind and knowledgeable attitude to everything. We talked about various things throughout the day and Jo was particularly interested in the Pat Smallwood…

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BHSI Certificate Presentation

Our latest BHSI Katie Partrick  was presented with her BHSI certificate by Nick Turner at Burghley Horse Trials. Congratulations Katie

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