BHS announce new vice-patron

The British Horse Society has announced that HRH The Princess Royal will be joining the Queen as Vice-Patron of the charity. 

BHS President Martin Clunes and HRH The Princess Royal (Pic: BHS)

BHS President Martin Clunes and HRH The Princess Royal (Pic: BHS)

Like Her Majesty The Queen, The Princess Royal has a keen interest in horses and the equestrian world. 

Last year, The Princess Royal received the BHS’ Queen Award for Equestrianism, recognising her achievements, both as a competitor and as a supporter.

The Princess Royal is Patron of The Pony Club, President of both World Horse Welfare and the RDA (Riding for Disabled) and is Vice-Patron of British Showjumping.

Lynn Petersen, Chief Executive of The British Horse Society, said; We are delighted to have The Queen and The Princess Royal supporting The British Horse Society. The Princess Royal's interest and support for all things equestrian is remarkable. We’re very excited about working with her.”

The British Horse Society (BHS) is the UK’s largest equestrian charity with more than 96,000 members. The Society promotes and protects the interest of all horses and horse lovers across the UK. Its core focus is education, welfare, safety and equestrian rights of way.

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