AN EQUESTRIAN centre near Auchinleck is getting set to host a wonderful Christmas carnival.

Fossilfield Training Centre, located at Berryhill Bing, was set up by Mercy McEwan and her husband as a social enterprise, to help care for rehabilitated racehorses.

The centre was set up to provide training to anyone aged 12 and above who hopes to work professionally with horses – or who simply wants to gain experience working in an outdoor environment.

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Since opening in March 2022, the centre has gone from strength to strength - and now they're getting into the Christmas spirit.

Their Christmas carnival day will take place on Sunday, December 17 from 11am until 3pm.

The day will include the opportunity to meet Santa and to have a special 'reindeer' ride on one of the centre's ponies.

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Posted by Fossilfield Training Centre on Monday, 20 November 2023

Raffle tickets and gift vouchers will also be available on the day, to support Fossilfield's youth development programme and raise funds for their 2024 projects.

More information can be found on the Fossilfield Training Centre Facebook page.