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GENERAL EXHIBITION OF STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, MACHINERY, ETC.
at
SPRINGWOOD PARK, KELSO
on
FRIDAY 28th and SATURDAY 29th JULY, 2017

The Annual Show will be held on the last Friday and Saturday of July in Springwood Park, forty-six acres of parkland on the outskirts of Kelso. The Showground is adjacent to the world famous Junction Pool of the rivers Tweed and Teviot with a magnificent view of the Abbey and the unique five arch bridge built in 1802 as a model for the old Waterloo bridge in London.

The Show includes competition for Horses, Ponies,Cattle, Sheep, Donkeys, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Shepherds' Crooks, Horse Shoeing, Young Farmers Stock Judging and Industrial Arts, with over five hundred open classes. There are over 200 trade stands including farm machinery, crafts and gifts, motor vehicles, clothing, equestrian goods, food outlets and furniture retailers. The Food Fair with 50 stands of Borders and far and wide produce is full, as is the Exhibition and Craft & Gift Halls. As always there is the Children's Fun Fair, Catering and Bars. These are open on both days and there is Main Ring family entertainment on the Saturday afternoon.

The Show has a range of classes for Horses and Ponies including Mountain and Moorland Ridden and In-Hand, First Ridden and Lead Rein, Riding Ponies, Hunter Pony Breeding, Coloured Horses, Working Hunter Ponies, Hunters, Riding Horses, Side Saddle and Heavy Horses, amongst NPS qualifiers and various others.

Cattle Sections include Aberdeen Angus, Herefords, Native Beef Breeds, Continental Beef Breeds, Commercial Beef Cattle and Young Handler Classes.

Sheep Sections include Border Leicester, Suffolk, Cheviot, NCC, Lairg type Cheviot, Blackface, Bluefaced Leicester, Texel, Charollais, Scotch Half Bred, Scotch Mule, Unregistered Suffolks, Jacob, Shetland, Lleyn, Zwartble, Hebridean, Prime Lambs and Young Handler Classes. This year the NCC, Lairg type Cheviot, Jacob and Hebridean Societies are holding National Shows at the Border Union.

There are also Classes for Donkeys and Goats.

Schedules and Entry Forms for the above Sections and Shepherds' Crooks can be obtained from this website on the right hand side. Alternatively send a stamped SAE (C5) with to BUAS, Springwood Park, Kelso, TD5 8LS. Closing date for entries is Monday 26th June 2017.

For Industrial Section enquiries, schedules and entry forms please contact Mrs Joan Duncan, Woodside Cottage, Makerstoun, Kelso, TD5 7PA. (Telephone: 01573 460256 or email: EJEDuncan@aol.com).

All enquiries for the Poultry Show to Mr R.W. Murray, Roxburgh House, Kelso, TD5 7DH (Telephone : 07811 766008 evenings).

All enquiries for the Rabbit Show to Denise Laidlow on 01764 683356 or email: Lillopstud@icloud.com

In 2018 the Border Union Show will be held on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th July 2018

Springwood Park,
KELSO
TD5 8LS
Scottish Borders

Tel: 01573 224188
Fax: 01573 226778

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