Peebles showjumper selected for Olympics

Scott Brash competing
Scott Brash won a trophy at the Horse of the Year show Photo: Scott Brash

The showjumper Scott Brash, from Peebles, will compete in the London Olympics. The British Olympic Association has announced his selection for Team GB, riding Hello Sanctos.

The 26-year-old, who has been riding since he was seven, is the number one showjumper in Scotland and ranked fourth in the UK. London 2012 will be his first Olympic Games.

Scott Brash and his horse
Scott Brash will compete with Hello Sanctos Credit: Scott Brash