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Cancellation of the Harbro Scottish Home Pony 2020

The organisers of the Harbro Scottish Home Pony have announced the cancellation of the event for 2020, in the light of the coronavirus pandemic. The event, which is hosted at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre based at SRUC’s Oatridge campus, attracts hundreds of competitors with their ponies. It is one of…

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Grassroots approach

Laminitis can have potentially devastating consequences Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College are calling on pony owners to help them get to the root of laminitis – a painful condition which affects many ponies and horses. PhD students Philippa Davies and Ashley Ward are carrying out two linked research projects to…

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Harbro Scottish Home Pony 2019

The Harbro Scottish Home Pony returns to Scotland’s National Equestrian Centre from 18th – 21st July 2019. This year we have a really exciting programme with some of the best pony riders from across Great Britain and Ireland coming to the Scottish National Equestrian Centre for four days of top-class…

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Passport to Horse Health

Students at SRUC Oatridge Campus demonstrated their riding and horse care skills when Rural Affairs Minister Mairi Gougeon MSP visited to highlight new legislation to improve equine identification.

The event, hosted at SRUC’s Scottish National Equestrian Centre, was organised by the The British Horse Society Scotland to raise awareness of new regulations which came into force on 28 March.

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