The Border Union Show is under way on the outskirts of Kelso.
The show includes competitions for ponies, horses, cattle, sheep, dairy goats, poultry, alpacas, shepherds' crooks, horse shoeing, Young Farmers stock judging and industrial arts, with over five hundred open classes.
There are approximately 250 trade stands including farm machinery, crafts and gifts, motor vehicles, clothing, equestrian goods, food outlets and furniture retailers.
There is also a special countryside area, the 'Flavours of the Borders' Food Fair, a children's fun fair, catering and bars.
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