SRUC Welcomes New Equestrian Facilities Manager

We are pleased to announce that our Equestrian Facilities Manager, Rachael Robertson, will be joining SRUC in April 2022. Rachael currently works at the Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, part of the Glasgow University Vet School and in addition to her expertise in horse care and welfare, she brings significant business…

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Update 26 January 2022

Now that the Covid guidance from the Scottish Government for colleges and for sporting venues are aligned and many of the restrictions are being relaxed, SNEC is pleased to be able to start taking bookings starting from 1st February 2022. We appreciate that this has been a difficult period but the guidance…

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Update 12 January 2022

Following a review of the guidance today we can confirm that activities at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre will remain suspended until 31 January at the earliest. The continuing focus for SRUC is delivering on our commitments to our students’ education and training. To reduce the risk of disruption to…

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Covid Update 17 December 2021

It is with great regret that we have taken the decision to cancel the British Showjumping show due to be held at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre this weekend and all events scheduled until 17 January. With the increasing need for caution in the run up to the Christmas period…

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Royal Highland Show Qualifiers 2022

We are delighted to be hosting qualifiers for the 2022 Royal Highland Show. Below are the dates and classes we are running, you can click on the date to view more information. Schedules will be made available in the coming weeks. 26 February 2022 The Liz Fox JD/JC Royal…

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Blue Chip Championships 2022 Qualifiers

We are delighted to be hosting qualifiers for the 2022 championships. Please see below dates and classes. 16-17 October 2021 Joshua Jones UK Winter Discovery Championship QualifierBlue Chip Joint RLF Power Championship Qualifier 20 November 2021 Pikeur Pony Winter Novice Championship QualifierEskadron Pony Winter Discovery Championship QualifierVoltaire Design…

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Blue Chip Championship Qualifiers 2021

We are delighted to be hosting qualifiers for the 2021 championships. Please see below dates and classes. 8 November 2020 Pikeur Pony Winter Novice Championship QualifierVoltaire Design Pony Sapphire Winter Championship Qualifier 12 December 2020 Voltaire Design Winter Novice Championship QualifierHAYGAIN hay steamers Diamond Championship Qualifier 20…

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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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