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

  • WILSON Renwick has been the man to follow recently, with the Hawick jockey no stranger to the winner's enclosure.

  • NORTHUMBERLAND jockey, Nick Orpwood, completed a double at the first Scottish point-to-point of the season.

  • THE Scottish Horse Show committee has announced the judges for its 2015 show, which takes place on Tuesday, July 21, at the Royal Highland Showground.

  • Despite weather warnings, snow and freezing temperatures competitors still headed to the Scottish National Equestrian Centre (SNEC) just outside Broxburn for the last two weekend's fixtures.

  • LIE FORRIT is set to contest the Scottish National, following an impressive win in Kelso's feature £30,000 veterans' handicap chase on January 11.

  • 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.

  • LUCY Alexander has been crowned 'Lady Jockey of the Year' for the second year running.

  • TILLYOCH Equestrian Centre in North-east Scotland was kept busy in December with two well supported shows.

  • Having waxed lyrical about the Horse of the Year Show in last month’s column, I am mindful of the fact that horse and ponies bring enjoyment to a great many people out with the show ring.

  • The National Amateur qualifiers have proven to be really popular this year, with The Cabin EC, Inverurie, recently hosting the 85cm second round.

  • 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.

  • This late summer BHS Scotland has some particular welfare and safety concerns to contend with and, as usual, the answer to most of the questions we ask is education, but we also need clear enforceable policy.

  • It was good to see more Scots than ever take part in this year's Horse of the Year showjumping held at the Birmingham NEC arena and although a red ticket proved elusive, there were plenty of placings and prize money heading north.

  • Renowned judge and member of both NPS and BSPS panels, Sheila Clark, of Upper Bolton, Haddington, was given a bouquet of flowers and a sash at the Morris Equestrian Centre recently as a thank you for a career spent judging the length and breadth of the UK, including judging the M and M supreme ridden at HOYS in 2012.

  • The Scottish National Equestrian Centre just outside Broxburn always offers a good selection of shows and classes for Scotland's show jumpers.

  • KELSO racecourse made history with its first-ever twilight fixture on September 17.

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

  • 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.