Equine & Horse Care
With the equine industry continuing to grow year-on-year, there has never been a better time to study and work in this field.
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Equine and horse care in SRUC news:
SRUC robot horse is put through its paces
SRUC has unveiled a new £100k state-of-the-art robot horse – the first of its kind in Scotland.
SRUC shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award
The technological innovation used in teaching at SRUC has been recognised with a nomination for a Times Higher Education Award – the “Oscars” of higher education.
Gift horses for equine students
Two new horses have joined the stable at SRUC thanks to a generous donation.
Virtual tour of new racehorse care course
Equine students are being offered a virtual introduction to a new course aimed at those interested in a career in the horse racing industry.
Hands on with horses
Horse enthusiasts, students and the Scottish equine industry will benefit from a new centre for equine skills at SRUC.
Equine students from Scotland’s Rural College are celebrating after passing their British Horse Society (BHS) exams. A total of 17 students, from the Equine Studies and Horse Care courses at SRUC’s Oatridge campus, enjoyed success in the exams which were held in the Scottish National Equestrian Centre on site.
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Our modern animal care facilities let you get hands-on with a wide range of species as well as learn from experienced staff including veterinary nurses and animal care specialists.
Our expertise and investment in top-class facilities will help you train as the veterinary professionals of the future.
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School of Veterinary Medicine
The SRUC School of Veterinary Medicine uses innovative teaching methods to prepare students for work in the increasingly important rural mixed practice, agricultural and food sectors.
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