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Festival of the Horse

Craig writes:
'Please see attached photographs which were taken by a relation of mine, but I unfortunately have no dates when they were taken. Maybe someone can help with dates. Any further information would be most welcome.

Two participants in the festival of the Horse? Anyone know who they are?'

Date is an estimate.

Picture added on 12 November 2004
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This was taken long before the Boys' Ploughing Match became the Festival of the Horse. This was likely to be a Burray Boys' match and similar photos from the same era would be a guess at the 1920s/30s.The Parks of Summerton feature in some of these.
Added by Herbert Mackenzie on 22 September 2019
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A leg (on it's side)St Margaret's Hope pier aerial shotB. Doull & Son, St Margaret's Hope, 1989Festival of the Horse 5/5Festival of the Horse 4/5Festival of the Horse 3/5Festival of the Horse 2/5Festival of the Horse 1/5SS Irene ashore at GrimnessSS Irene ashore at Grimness