Horse Riding in the South of Scotland

South Of Scotland Countryside Trails


What’s on in the Equestrian Scene

There are many opportunities for visitors to enjoy a variety of equestrian events and activities which take place throughout the year. 

Don’t miss the Borders Festival of the Horse in May with over 40 events taking place including Floors Castle International Horse Trials. Thirlestane Castle provides a dramatic background to horse trials in August.

Race meetings take place from October to May and there are always endurance competitions, ‘Le Trec’, guided rides, carriage driving, riding club and pony club activities taking place.



This project is being part-financed by the European Community
Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway, Tyne-Esk and South Lanarkshire Leader+ 2000-2006 programmes

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