Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania has hailed the success of yesterday's Braw Lads Gathering in Galashiels.
The 23-year-old, who was last year's Braw Lad, was one of the 6 principal riders during the event.
Thousands of people have been in Galashiels for the Braw Lads Gathering.
This year's Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania has been taking part in the Braw Lads Gathering in Galashiels.
The 23-year-old, who romped to victory on Auroras Encore in the famous race at Aintree, was also Braw Lad during last year's event.
He said: "I stood here last year thinking, I made a speech saying the only thing that would top being Braw Lad would be to win the Grand National and then I went and done it!"
Galashiels in the Scottish Borders has been staging the Braw Lads Gathering
Thousands of people turned out as the procession made its way through the town.
This year's Braw Lad (Daniel Whitehead) and Braw Lass (Lucy Black) have been speaking about their special day at the Braw Lads Gathering in Galashiels.
Riders have been galloping along Scott Street in Galashiels for the Braw Lads Gathering.
This year's Braw Lads Gathering has begun in Galashiels. The celebration is one of the oldest equestrian events in the world, paying homage to the times when riders patrolled the boundaries of their settlements on horseback.