Thousands of people have turned out in Annan for the annual Riding of the Marches.
The Cornet, his Lass and the cavalcade started the day with a gallop along the beach before riding the boundaries of the town.
The ancient celebrations date back 600 years and culminate in a series of pipe bands marching through the town.
Lori Carnochan reports:
Thousands of people are expected to turn out in Annan today for the annual Riding of the Marches and parade.
The horses and riders are due to leave the High Street at 7.30am before riding the boundaries of the town, just like generations before them have done.
It's one of the oldest events of its kind and dates back almost 600 years.
In the evening the town will be filled with the sound of drums and bagpipes as marching bands parade through the centre.
Thousands of people turned out in Dumfries at the weekend for the busiest day of the year- Guid Nychburris.
The annual tradition dates back hundreds of years, where the local Cornet, his lass, and their cavalcade would ride the boundaries of the town to warn off any intruders.
This year's Cornet was Jordan McLatchie, his lass was Rebecca Nelson and the Queen of the South was Eimear Smith.
Watch some of the highlights from the day below:
Organisers of this year's Sanquhar Riding of the Marches say the event was one of the busiest in recent years.
More than 150 riders took part in the tradition, which dates back more than 100 years.
Lori Carnochan reports:
Around 150 horses and riders turned out for this year's Sanquhar Riding of the Marches.
The age-old tradition sees the Cornet leading his cavalcade around the boundaries of the town, to check for any potential intruders.
This year's Cornet, his Lass and their Ensign began the day with the traditional ceremonies, taking place at the Toll Booth.
They were then formally sworn in as the 2015 Principals, before beginning their duties.
After checking the boundaries of the town, the Principals and the cavalcade return to the town centre to report their findings to the townspeople.
The day's events are finished with the crowning of the Queen and a colourful parade through the town.
Sanquhar is the last of Dumfries and Galloway's Riding of the Marches, and brings to a close another busy year for Cornet's clubs across the south of Scotland.
Thousands of people turned out in Lockerbie for the annual Riding of the Marches and Gala Day.
Around 130 horses and riders took part in the festivities, and below is a video montage of some of the highlights:
Thousands of people from Lockerbie have turned out for the annual Riding of the Marches and Gala.
The elected Cornet, his Lass and the Standard Bearer lead a cavalcade of around 130 horses and riders around the boundaries of the town.
Historically, the principals and their followers would check the boundaries for intruders, and chase them off if any were found.
This year marks the biggest turnout for many years, with the sunny weather making a difference.
The annual tradition is a highlight for the town, who turn out in their thousands to cheer on the horses and riders.
After the cavalcade return to the town centre, the Gala day begins, with a special parade for this year's Gala Queen.
The Riding of the Marches in a historic event which sees riders check the boundaries of the Royal Burgh to ensure no-one has intruded on their territory.
Hundreds of horses were ridden through the streets of Annan to thousands of cheering townsfolk lining the streets.
The Riding of the Marches is one of the biggest events in Annan's calendar. Fiona Marley Paterson joined the party.