• SCOTTISH Grand National hope Scotswell landed the feature £25,000 handicap chase at Kelso on March 22, providing Jedburgh trainer Harriet Graham, who also bred the gelding, with her biggest prize to date.

  • DESPITE the Scottish Borders being one of the most densely equine populated areas of Britain, it lacks an indoor competition riding venue.

  • Breeders from Shetland, Ross-shire and Midlothian took the top honours at Aberdeen and Northern Marts 49th annual show and sale of registered pedigree Shetland ponies this week at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.

  • Mares have been making their mark at the SHB(GB) gradings.

  • The Pony Club Tetrathlon Championships, incorporating the disciplines of running, cross country riding, shooting and swimming, took place recently at their new venue of Bishop Burton College, East Riding of Yorkshire; with the swim phase of the competition being held at Beverley Leisure Centre.

  • Gryffeside Livery, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire are holding a charity fun event on Sunday, June 9 in aid of Cancer Research UK.

  • This Sunday, May 26, Lauderdale Hunt ared holding a £100 run, sponsored by Aardvark Safaris.

  • A local charity who supports disabled people to take part in equestrian carriage driving has received a funding boost thanks to players of a charity lottery.

  • The Winton Group for Riding for the Disabled based in North Ayrshire recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.

  • BHS Ayrshire are looking for information on rider's favourite places to ride