EDINBURGH RIDING OF THE MARCHES PRESENT THEIR NEWLY-ELECTED 2017 CAPTAIN & LASS ON HORSEBACK The Annual Edinburgh Riding of the Marches, an historical event attracting in excess of 20,000 spectators and this year taking place on Sunday 17th September, has elected their 2017 Edinburgh Captain and Edinburgh Lass and presented them on horseback on Saturday 8th April,…

Read More

HIGHLAND PONY Moss-side Stud hosted a well-attended and very informative Highland Pony Study and Stock Judging day on Sunday 28 June, organised by the National Pony Society Scotland. People travelled from throughout Scotland to see the wonderful ponies on display at Moss-side. The stud was established in 1980 by Willie and Jean Ralston of Moss-side and…

Read More

TEAM GBR Next year sees the 10 year anniversary of Toggi’s association with the British Equestrian Federation and of the brand’s support of Equestrian Team GBR. In the 10 year partnership, Equestrian Team GBR has won 162 medals at senior level, with countless more at youth level hopes are that 2016 will see that number rise!…

Read More

RE-ENACTMENT Horses and riders are being invited to join a special celebration in the Scottish Borders to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Scotland’s part in the significant moment in European history will be recognised at Penielheugh on 28 June. Battle re-enactments, a cavalry charge, marching and pipe bands and beating of the…

Read More

EVENTING The final countdown has began for the Longines FEI European Eventing Championship 2015, which will be held at Blair Castle from 10-13 September. The spectacular event in the iconic Scottish Highlands is sure to provide a truly memorable experience for all involved and an event not to be missed. “With just 100 days to go…

Read More

VQ AWARD Hawick’s Katie Stephen has been awarded the title of Scotland’s 2015 VQ Learner of the Year in recognition of her outstanding vocational achievement in Horse Care at Borders College. Having worked exceptionally hard on her course, 20-year-old Katie successfully applied her knowledge and skills to her career and has already secured remarkable achievements.…

Read More

DRESSAGE British Dressage has announced a brand new event for 2015, the National Sports Science seminar. The day-long convention, to be held at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Buckinghamshire on 8 June, is supported by Chiltern Equine Clinic. The seminar will focus on all aspects not typically covered in training forums. From bitting and saddlery to physiotherapy and performance analysis,…

Read More

EVENTING British Eventing are again spearheading research in to safety development in the cross country phase of the sport, this year with the launch of the inaugural ‘BE Safety Innovation Prize’. The prize has been launched to engage those in the sport as well as supporters, fans, sponsors and the general public, to explore ways…

Read More

LECTURE SERIES Scottish vets and horse owners have a unique opportunity to attend this year’s Vets with Horsepower (VwH) lecture series. VwH are a group of motorbiking senior level vets who go on tour delivering high level CPD for charity. The objectives of the tours is to raise money and awareness of specific causes. The…

Read More

SPONSORED RIDE On a typical April day (sunshine and showers) nearly 40 riders took part in the Dams to Darnley sponsored ride, in aid of British Horse Society (BHS) welfare in Glasgow’s newest green space. The feedback on this beautiful, interesting and heritage-laden route was 100% positive from the variety of riders who took part.…

Read More