Lauder Cornet Cameron McNeill speaks to our reporter Jenny Longden about his special day.
His duties include receiving the royal and ancient burgh flag and carrying it on horse back round the common land, leading more than 300 horses.
A selection of highlights from Lauder Common Riding 2013
One of the region's oldest common riding festivals took place today, in the royal and ancient burgh of Lauder.
More than 300 horses were led round the town by the cornet, in a festival steeped in royalty and religion.
Watch Jenny Longden's report here:
Hazardous driving conditions due to snow on the B6362 Stow Road between the A68 West High Street (Lauder) and the A7 Galashiels Road / Station Road (Stow).
Warning to approach with care.