News from the Ian Stark Equestrian Centre

May 18th, 2021

British_Showjumping_Equine_Health_Self_Certification_Form_12_April_onwards All competitors attending our British ShowJumping shows must fill out the above Equine Health Self Certification Form and return to 24 hours prior to arrival.  Should a horse arrive at the venue without the form having been submitted their entry will need to be forfeited and the horse should not be allowed on […]

March 6th, 2020

I know you are all desperate to know if this event will go ahead – thank you for your hopeful facebook posts! Sorry for the forthcoming essay but here goes…. At the moment our plan is to proceed with the hunter trial, but on a scaled back basis. If Coronavirus guidelines change we may need […]

December 16th, 2018

Saturday 7th Carrs Billington show jumping final All on the day entries accepted, come along for a jump round our course built by Ian Stark, perfect prep for the eventing season or a warm-up before Duns Castle XC 11AM START Pre entry numbers 60cm – 3 70cm – 7 80cm – 9 90cm – 6 […]

March 2nd, 2018


February 28th, 2018

Sadly the Beast from the East has succeeded. This Saturday’s NAF Eventers Dressage (3/3/18) has been postponed to Sunday 11th March. All entries still stand. If you wish to withdraw please email Katie@ianstarkequestriancentre before Tuesday 6th March. Late entries will be accepted – please enter online SUNDAY’s British Showjumping Cat 2 Show has been […]

December 16th, 2017

Sadly due to a frozen outdoor arena we cannot run tomorrows event. We thought forecast indicated a milder weekend but unfortunately its going to arrive a little late! We have postponed until Sunday 7th January – ALL ENTRIES still stand. If you are unable to attend the event on the 7th Jan please email […]

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


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 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 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 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