Horse Society Equine Event seminar a success
British Horse Society's (BHS) 'Your Horse - Your Livery' seminar
which took place on both days of the British Equine Event (1 - 2
November) proved to be one of the most popular subjects and generated
a great deal of interest.
by International show jumper Tim Stockdale, the audience was updated
on the much acclaimed BHS Approved Livery Yard scheme, launched
at the Royal International Horse Show in 2002 and still generating
ten enquiries a day. 203 livery yards now proudly display the 'green
plaque', showing that they have voluntarily joined a scheme setting
an acceptable standard of care in an area where, to date, there
is no other monitoring authority.
the event Tim said, "I am very supportive of the BHS scheme.
One of the most important points for me is the arbitration system.
An independent viewpoint is so valuable should there be conflict
between proprietor and client. The scheme also sets a standard of
care for horse welfare in livery yards which can only be good for