Are you thinking of buying your own racehorse? If so, visit the Scottish National Equestrian Centre (SNEC) in Oatridge on 8 November for a special lecture and demonstration.

The lecture will cover topics such as the life of a racehorse in training, where and how to buy one and the pros and cons of owning one.

Olympic eventer Ian Stark (pictured) and Carrie Humble of the Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Centre swill also be on hand with advice alonside with other experts.

Tickets are £35 including lunch. Contact Sam Gurden at Baileys Horse Feeds for more information (tel: 01371 853 676).