FOLLOWING on from the wide success of their Horse Health Days in 2023, The British Horse Society are delighted to offer the opportunity to attend more such days in 2024.

These informative and supportive events are your opportunity to learn more about your horse or pony and their health. Each of the days consists of the following:

  • You can have your horse weighed by the BHS Welfare Team and discuss management options
  • Discuss how to make your horse happier with clinical animal behaviourist Dr Helen Spence who specialises in equines.
  • Learn more about pain identification and what you can do with vet Dr Esther Skelly Smith.
  • Learn more about bits and bitting and what is suitable for your horse with Mark Robinson BHSI
  • Have a worm count carried out for your horse by CAFRE Enniskillen Campus using FECPAK
  • Cost is £20 per horse and rider, spaces are limited – Book your place at

    Dates and locations are as follows:

    Friday, May 3rd 2024 – Maddybenny Riding Centre & Stud Ltd

    Maddybenny Park, Loguestown Rd, Portrush BT52 2PT, UK

    Morning or afternoon programme (numbers are limited)

    Saturday, May 4th 2024 – Birr House Riding Centre

    81 Whinney Hill, Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1UA

    Morning or afternoon programme (numbers are limited)

    Sunday, May 5th 2024 – Laurel View Equestrian Centre

    18 Knowehead Rd, Templepatrick, Ballyclare BT39 0BX, UK

    Morning or afternoon programme (numbers are limited)

    For Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September venue still tbc.