The initials of the British Horse Society , this is a charity set up to promote the welfare and use of the horse and pony, and is now internationally recognised as the premier riding, training and examination organisation in the UK…

The British Horse Society has committed itself to improving all aspects of equine welfare and activity, their current campaigns represent the equestrian community on a vast range of issues affecting horses and riders

Major campaigns include their long-running Fight for Rights of Way, which seeks to defend, enhance and maintain the UK’s bridleways network, and their Responsible Breeding campaign, which aims to reduce the number of equines requiring rescue through discouraging indiscriminate breeding

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Equestrian sport and activity is full of odd sounding terms and definitions which is why we decided to put together a comprehensive index of known equine terms, most are British , some are American and a few are specific to Europe

We hope you find our A-Z Index of Equestrian Terms useful
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