Selkirk Common Riding

Selkirk Common Riding gets underway

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500th anniversary of Battle of Flodden remembered

The Selkirk Common Riding is getting underway in the Borders. The event is one of the oldest equestrian events in Europe. This year the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden is being remembered. In 1513, 80 men rode out to fight for King James IV but only one returned.

Selkirk Common Riding
The Selkirk Common Riding is underway Credit: ITV News Border
Selkirk Common Riding
The Selkirk Common Riding is underway Credit: ITV News Border