Fording the River Ettrick, at Selkirk Common Riding

The Standard Bearers cross the Ettrick

The Standard Bearers cross the River Ettrick

 

 

Around 600 horses make this one of Europe's largest equestrian events

Around 600 horses make this one of Europe's largest equestrian events

 

 

Anyone can ride, young or old

Anyone can ride, young or old"

 

 

The day is a challenge for horse as well as rider

The day is a challenge for horse as well as rider

 

 

For this year's 500 anniversary, the weather could not have been better

For this year's 500 anniversary, the weather could not have been better

 

 

The riders head off into the hills, marking out Selkirk's lands for another year

The riders head off into the hills, marking out Selkirk's lands for another year