Equine

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,...

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...

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...

Heather McEwan TOP internship

Horticulture student Heather is having a TOP time during her internship in Florida

  Heather McEwan studied HNC Horticulture at SRUC Oatridge Campus and went on to complete her HND and BSC in Horticulture at Edinburgh before being accepted into The Ohio Program...

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...

Why study Animal Care? Here’s what our students are hoping to do with their knowledge and experience…

We asked our Animal Care students what they would like to do with their qualifications once they have completed their course, and the results are rather lovely:   Animal Behaviourist,...