News from the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre

October 16th, 2017

Due to current ground conditions and a terrible forecast for the next few days sadly we are having to cancel the Hunter Trial and Team Chase this Sunday. THE MARGARET KERR SHOWJUMPING on Sunday will still go ahead and all entries made still stand – Entries close on the 18th. Full refunds will be made […]

January 13th, 2017

TOPSPEC DRESSAGE ON THE 14TH JAN HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE 21ST JAN. ALL COMPETITORS HAVE BEEN EMAILED. PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW ENTRIES FOR THIS DATE, ENTER ONLINE WWW.CLUBENTRIES.CO.UK/ISEC

November 25th, 2016

***** NAF WINTER SHOW PONIES SAT 26th NOV… we are going to start all classes 1 hour later at 10.30am to allow any potential frost more time to come out the ground. The indoor school is 100%, the outdoor is about 80% useable as we speak and should improve further, no major frost forecast tonight […]

April 29th, 2016

Sadly classes 5-10 have been cancelled due to poor weather conditions.   Classes 1-4 will run. Entries will be accepted on the day.

February 13th, 2016

Please note a few changes to the schedule 14.2.16 at te BS Junior Show; Class 3 – Indoor Arena – 11 Year & Under – Scottish Branch Series For registered ponies not exceeding 138cms to be ridden by Junior members born on or after 1st January 2005 (For classes scheduled in 2016) Table A or Two […]

January 17th, 2016

Morning All, due to extra snow overnight and temperatures not due to reach above 0 all day we have made the decsion to cancel the dressage today. HOWEVER… Plan B is in force, which means anyone that can still get to ISEC (our drive and road up from the A7) has been gritted this morning, […]

October 26th, 2015

The following items are available to purchase from the centre or by calling 01750 20202 or emailing Katie@ianstarkequestriancentre.co.uk ISEC Beanie Hat £12 ISEC Body Warmer £45 – Orange Only Mens Med & XL remaining. Grey – ladies XS remaining Adult Gilets £25 ] Child & Adult Fleece Jackets, also available in red Child £22 Adult […]

October 7th, 2015

IAN STARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE ANNOUNCES TRAINING AWARD The Ian Stark Equestrian Centre is to make a training award of £250 of vouchers to a local rider who can demonstrate how having this brilliant new equestrian facility on their doorstep is helping them to unlock their potential and improve their results. The idea came about when […]

September 18th, 2015

Unaffiliated Classes have been added to the BD fixtures on Sunday 27th September, Classes as follows; Class 1U – P15 Unaffiliated Open. Enter Fee £15 Class 3U – N23 Unaffiliated Open. Enter Fee £15 Class 1U – E45 Unaffiliated Open. Enter Fee £15 Enter online now www.clubentries.co.uk/ISEC Entries close MONDAY 21st Sept.

September 2nd, 2015

JOB VACANCY…. to start ASAP. 6 mornings a week (8-12noon), general yard duties, mucking out, tack cleaning, exercising fit hunters/ young horses and turning out to a high standard for hunting. Must be capable rider. Accommodation can be arranged and opportunities to hunt for the right candidate. No dogs / smokers. Email Jenny@ianstarkequestriancentre.co.uk if interested. […]

June 18th, 2015

Ian to play starring role in Battle of Waterloo Re-enactment

April 28th, 2015

Well, it’s over……..thank the Lord !!! But mainly, thank you to everyone for all your incredibly generous support in raising so much money for the Children’s Charity, SPARKS. I know how thrilled and grateful they are to each and everyone of you. Such an amazing effort, well done and thank you so, so much for, […]

April 24th, 2015

….until Ian’s knees are quivering at the start line of the gruelling 2015 London Marathon. If haven’t already sponsored Ian who is raising money for the fantastic Children’s Medical research Charity – Sparks, you can do so via his online Sponsorship Page Ians Sponsorship Page To find out more about Ian’s chosen charity Sparks – please click […]

April 2nd, 2015

Good Friday – Clear round on grass all day – just rock up, alter fences to preferred height and jump away…. From 9.30am – 4pm. £5 a round. HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE

March 18th, 2015

Well, would you believe it ? After all the self promises of 2 years ago that…….”I’d never run another marathon” ……………here we go I can’t believe it’s happening………….but secretly, I rather enjoy the preparation. It’s only about the 20 mile marker on the day, when everything hurts, and I’m feeling my age……..that I really think […]

February 19th, 2015

On Saturday 14th February we saw the conclusion of the TopSpec Winter Dressage Series . The overall championship went to Carly Scott and her lovely big horse Zorro… Carly finished the series on an impressive 30 points, 7 points ahead of Jennifer Lange & Desdamona, however the latter  won the voucer for being the Best Retrained Racehorse. […]

February 6th, 2015

The view from the Indoor School looking towards iconic Borders land mark Ruberslaw On Sunday 1st February 2015, we held our first British Showjumping Junior Show. The weather in the run up to the competition had been fairly testing with snow falling and temperature’s well below freezing throughout the week. With snow forecast for the Saturday night the team had […]

February 1st, 2015

6.20am on Sunday 1st Feb – today’s show goes ahead- roads & driveway clear. Car park icy at present but gritting as we speak. We look forwards to welcoming lots of new faces today.

December 23rd, 2014

We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year from all at the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre. It has been a huge year for us and we could not have got to where we are today without all your support…. So ‘Cheers’ & ‘Thank you’……we cant wait to see […]

December 8th, 2014

On the 29th November we held our first Affiliated British Dressage Competition with classes ranging from Prelim to Advanced Medium. The Competition was well attended with some riders travelling nearly 3 hours to compete. The restricted P7 Class was won by Trish Lockhart and Antrim Magic – Trish keep’s her horse on Livery and is […]