Scottish National Equestrian Centre (SNEC)
The Scottish National Equestrian Centre is a key education, training and events facility, owned and operated by SRUC.
Not only is The Scottish National Equestrian Centre is the state of the art venue for all your equestrian sports and activities but it also plays a key role in the delivery of our equine courses.
The centre also boasts some fantastic facilities, including an international arena with viewing area, warm up arena and outdoor grass arena.
Situated in rural West Lothian, the centre is just 15 minutes from Edinburgh Airport and has excellent access to both the M8 & M9 motorways, thereby ensuring that access to the centre is easy for competitors and spectators from the United Kingdom and other European countries alike.
- 80m x 40m international 300+ seater arena
- 60m x 25m warm up arena
- 110m x 80m outdoor grass arena
We no longer have a riding school but we have lots of other equestrian and dog events held at the centre each year.
Discover our equine courses
Equine Science and Management
This course will equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to make an effective contribution to the equine industry.
- BSc/BSc (Hons)
These courses offer a mixture of practical and theoretical subjects in the care and accommodation of horses as well as equine instruction and events.
- MA at SCQF level 6
- MA at SCQF level 5
We offer a unique blend of hands-on, skills-based learning with a classroom-led theoretical approach, giving you the best possible start to your career.
- Advanced Certificate
You'll study a range of topics that help give you the skills you need to work in the thoroughbred racing horse industry.
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