700 horses and riders are preparing for the start of the EQ Life Houghton International Horse Trials, which run from 22nd-25th May.
The finishing touches are being put to the cross country courses, stables are being erected and arenas strung for the event in the grounds of Houghton Hall in Norfolk.
Competitors from around the world are preparing for the Houghton Hall Horse Trials which get underway today.
Seven hundred horses and riders are taking part in the event in the grounds of Houghton Hall, near Fakenham, in Norfolk. Today sees competitors taking part in the dressage and cross country events.
A new exhibition has been opened by the Prince of Wales. It sees a spectacular art collection re-assembled at a stately home in Norfolk.
The 70 paintings left Houghton Hall almost 200 years ago when they were sold to Catherine the Great of Russia. They include works by Rembrant, Rubens and Van Dyck. The exhibition runs until September.