• Rob Roy McGregor lived from 1671 to 1734 and spent so much of his life in and around the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs area that you'll hear it described as 'Rob Roy Country'.

  • WITH winter fast approaching and horses growing thick winter coats, the British Grooms Association (BGA) have the following tips on clipping.

  • JO Luton is a event rider based in the Borders, who also has an interest in point-to-pointing and has two horses we will follow this winter.

  • A gelding who survived one of the worst animal cruelty cases the UK has ever seen this week won his first ever dressage competition at a local horse show.

  • THE RISKS of buying a horse online exposed after animal charities launch a new minimum standards for UK websites with Defra backing.

  • David Varini, a partner of Robinson and Varini Farriers, based in Ayrshire, has fulfilled a lifetime ambition by becoming world champion at the Calgary Stampede.

  • Bracklinn Stud in Perthshire recently hosted a stockjudging and stud open day day in aid of the NPS Scotland young judges training.

  • At the Royal Highland Show the annual The Scottish Farmer supplier awards are presented.

  • Deborah Meaden, from BBC's Dragon Den, has been appointed Hoof Ambassador for the British Equestrian Federation's (BEF's) legacy project.

  • Some Eriskay Pony Society members and their ponies decided to do a ride in the Borders this year as a first all Eriskay adventure.