Useful Links - the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre

Useful Links

Ale Water Valley Map

Download a PDF file of the Ale Water Valley Map. Download the Alewater Map Here




Our primary stabling supplier is Karen Orr, who is located at the lower Greenhill Farm on the left just after you turn off the A7 (TD7 4NP). Karen’s stables are literally two minutes from the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre and horsebox parking can be provided by arrangement. Karen has a number of stables / small turnout paddocks available for overnight stops, whether you are competing or holidaying, and you can be sure of a warm welcome.
For further information or to make a booking please contact Karen on 01750 725736 or 07825 309799.



More stabling can be arranged with Wendy Bell at Mill Pond House, Clerklands, approximately 5 minutes drive from ISEC (TD6 9JR) To enquire/book please contact Wendy on 07834 093 666 or email



Auld Skuil

Further stabling can be arranged with Sandra Grieve at  The ‘Auld Skuil’ B & B, Ashkirk, Selkirk, TD7 4NY, approximately 5-10 minutes drive from ISEC.  To enquire/book please contact Sandra on 01750 32268 or email



Sunnycroft Farmhouse B&B

Stabling and B&B Accommodation available approx. 10 mins from ISEC.   Sunnycroft Farm, Lindean, Selkirk, TD7 4QW. To enquire / book please contact Christine on 01750 722386 / 07960426608 or email


Satchells Farm B&B

Stabling (for 4 horses) and B&B Accommodation available approx. 10 mins from ISEC. Satchells Farm, Lilliesleaf, TD6 9JU. Please contact Emma on 01835 870829/ 07779 481566 or email


River Cottage & Tweed Cottage at Old Melrose

For those wanting  self catered accommodation with stabling , these two cottages (2 bed and 3 bed) have been lovingly refurbished to a high standard and are set in a peaceful and secluded spot on the beautiful Old Melrose Estate near Melrose (12 miles from ISEC). The cottages occupy a gorgeous woodland setting on a peninsula that has the River Tweed on 3 sides with miles of pretty walks and riverside trails. The Estate offers stabling for 3 horses and a private turnout paddock. Full details can be found at Tel 01835 822277



Event Photography

Melanie Horne Photography

Melanie is present at most ISEC Competitions capturing the moment.

Please visit her website for pictures


M-N-G Photography

Photo sessions are possible in the Scottish Borders,  East Lothian  & North Northumberland area.

Mark Gibbons:


Equestrian Jumps

Jump 4 Joy

World class show jumps, cross country jumps…


Feeding/Bedding Merchants

Nixon Hay & Straw

Hay and Straw Merchants based in the Scottish Borders



Fauhope House

Boutique Hotel in Melrose…


Auld Skuil

B & B in Ashkirk, Selkirk


Synton Mains Cottages

Self catering holiday cottages – contact 01750 32388 or email



Sarah R. Thomson Dental Surgery

0131 229 2871 | 226 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH10 4DE


Local Cafes/Restaurants

Jammy Coo

Cafe & small Art gallery – contact 01835 870537


New Woll Estate

Restaurant – contact 01750 32799 or email


The Cross Keys, Ancrum

Local Pub – contact 01835 830242 or email


Local Activities

Bisley Clay Shooting at Braidwood

Clay shooting at Braidwood – contact 01835 870280 or email



Riddell Estate

Fishing & shooting – contact 01835 870309/385