News

News

  • Embryo transfer is a technique that allows us to breed from mares without interrupting their training/competition diary by using a surrogate mare to carry the foal.

  • SCOTTISH owners Paul and Clare Rooney have enjoyed a victorious run recently and the St Boswells-based couple celebrated an across-the-card double on March 21, after Red Spinner took the opener at Bangor-on-Dee, and The Last Samuri scored at Kelso.

  • Kinneston-based jockey, Kit Alexander (23), was the one to follow in last Saturday's Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire and Eglinton point-to-point fixture at Overton, Crossford as Master Butcher, Rossini's Dancer and Afterclass provided him with the first treble of his career.

  • Another busy Morris Equestrian Centre show saw 39 horses come forward to contest the Royal Highland Show's foxhunter qualifier, with nine clears to go against the clock, when two left the arena on a zero score.

  • There's a crisp £50 note sitting in my wallet which I'm loathe to pend as its very presence evokes wonderful memories of a recent visit to the Cheltenham Festival and, yes, it was my return for a bet on the winner of The Betfred Champion Gold Cup.

Dressage

Dressage

  • A NUMBER of Scottish dressage riders made the long trip down to Stoneleigh Park, last week, to compete at the LeMieux National Dressage Championships 2014 where there were 22 championship titles up for grabs.

  • SNEC hosted Scotland's second Petplan Area Dressage Festival, a direct qualifier for the final at Hartpury in April.

  • Twenty-eight teams from around Britain competed at the British Dressage Home International at the Morris Equestrian Centre, Rowallan last weekend.

  • GREAT Britain wins team bronze in the dressage team competition at the ECCO FEI European Championships in Herning, Denmark.

  • APPLICATIONS will soon close for the British Equestrian Federation's England Excel Talent Programme.

Veterinary

Veterinary

  • Embryo transfer is a technique that allows us to breed from mares without interrupting their training/competition diary by using a surrogate mare to carry the foal.

  • When it comes to routine healthcare for your horse, a flu vaccination given once a year might seem like just another one of those things to remember to have done.

  • Joint, ligament and tendon disease can be difficult to treat with traditional methods.

  • WE ARE on colic watch after seeing seven horses with gasey colic over a three-day spell.

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  • There's a crisp £50 note sitting in my wallet which I'm loathe to pend as its very presence evokes wonderful memories of a recent visit to the Cheltenham Festival and, yes, it was my return for a bet on the winner of The Betfred Champion Gold Cup.

  • The Stirling Bull Sales was less of an eye-opener that I expected when I made my first ever visit to the famous event earlier this month.

  • AT A time of year which is depressing for more reasons than one, it came as light relief to receive the accompanying photograph which had winged its way via the Internet from the other side of the world.

  • While expectations run high every year at the Horse of the Year Show no one could have predicted the success of Scottish exhibitors at this year's event which was impressive by any standard.

  • It may be affectionately known as the 'Wee County' but Clackmannanshire became centre of the universe at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in France earlier this month, when Joanne Eccles, from Tillicoultry, took the individual gold medal in the women's individual vaulting competition.