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Appleby horse fair 2013

The 2013 Appleby horse fair is officially underway with gypsies and travellers arriving from all over Europe

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Trading begins at Appleby horse fair

Horses taking time out for a drink Credit: ITV News Border

Gypsies and travellers have begun trading horses at this year's fair.

Thousands of members of the travelling community have arrived from all over Europe to take part in the annual tradition.

Horses looking their best in preparation for trading Credit: ITV News Border
A young traveller keeping an eye on the kettle Credit: ITV News Border
A traditional gypsy caravan Credit: ITV News Border

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