Equine and Horse Care

Saddled Up For Success

When Pavlina Veverkova finished studying graphic design in the Czech Republic, she moved to Scotland to help her sister open a café in Edinburgh. However, after nearly five years of...

Groomed for Success

When Emily Stewart started studying for an Advanced Certificate in Horse Care at Scotland’s Rural College, she planned to leave at the end of the year-long course to get a...

Equine Studies: Emily Stewart

Emily Stewart is studying an HND in Equine Studies at SRUC’s Oatridge campus. Emily came to us with a keen interest in horses and chose SRUC because of its renowned,...

Forgework: Holly Loftus

Holly came to SRUC to study forgework, something she had wanted to learn more about for many years. Having come from what might seem quite an unrelated background, with a...

fire safety

Fire Safety Training at Oatridge

A group of National Certificate in Horse Care students at SRUC Oatridge Campus participated in an afternoon of “Fire Safety Awareness” training.  This linked in with their Safe Working Practices...

Horse event

Passport to horse health

SRUC staff and students with Minister for Rural Affairs Mairi Gougeon (Front L-R: Professor Wayne Powell, Mairi Gougeon MSP, Sam Muir, David Hopkins, Louise Bulmer and Emily Stewart. Back L-R:...

Sarah Scott - Equine student at SRUC Oatridge.

Sarah Scott – Horse Care

Sarah Scott, 25 had a previous  career as a housekeeper/waitress before changing her path to study equine with us at Oatridge. Sarah aspires to get a job in the equine industry, and...

From left to right Tomas, Kaitlin, Morbhan, Hollie

Reflecting on HND Equine

“We were surprised to learn so many career paths are available in the Equine sector” -thus Equine Studies  students Tomas, Morbhan, Hollie and Kaitlin reflected back on their event management...