Festival season is upon us with towns across the Scottish Borders saddling up for a summer of celebration.
Hundreds of people on horseback ride the town's historic boundaries in a tradition that dates back to 13th and 14th century. It has evolved into one of the biggest equestrian spectacles in Europe.
More woman are set to take part in the traditionally men-only event this year.
The rides will run in the Scottish Borders from June through to August.
Towns taking part will elect a “principal man” that will lead ride-outs under their new titles. A ‘Cornet’ is chosen in Hawick, a ‘Braw Lad’ if in Galashiels and ‘Callant’ if from Jedburgh.
Each community will put their own modern touch on the tradition with some celebrations lasting up to two weeks.
The complete schedule for the event is as follows:
6th - 8th June - Hawick Common Riding
10th - 14th June - Selkirk Common Riding
16th - 22nd June - Peebles Beltane
16th - 22nd June - Melrose Festival
21st - 30th June - Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering
7th - 13th July - Duns Summer Festival
14th - 20th July - Kelso Civic Week
26th - July - Langholm Common Riding
21st - 27th July - Musselburgh Festival
28th July - 3rd August - Lauder Common Riding
5th - 9th August - Coldstream Civic Week