Equine and Horse Care

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...

Alison Hosie – Working with Police Horses

“After working for several years in small animal roles I knew I wanted to return to working with horses. I felt that enrolling on the HNC Equine Studies course would...

Tomas Zuffa stands with a horse

Tomas Zuffa – HND Equine Studies

Tomas Zuffa travelled from his home country Slovakia, to Scotland, in order to study at SRUC. Tom is currently studying for HND in Equine Studies having achieved the Higher National...

Two horses standing in a paddock with a festive wreath on the fence

SRUC Advent Calendar: 3rd December

Equestrianism is a diverse and family friendly sport that is a popular and a healthy activity for all ages. The equine industry is thriving. Equine businesses include riding schools, livery...

Alison Hosie with Horse in field

Alison Hosie HND Equine Studies

  After working for several years in small animal roles I knew I wanted to return to working with horses. I felt that enrolling on the HNC Equine Studies course...