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PHOTOS: Jethart Callant's Festival

Three hundred riders followed the Principle for the traditional riding of the boundaries at the Jethart Callant's Festival in Jedburgh today.

Dating back to 1947 it isn't the oldest festival in the Scottish Borders, but there's a huge amount of pride in the town's history, which is celebrated during the event.

The Jethart Callant's Festival. Credit: ITV Border
The Jethart Callant's Festival. Credit: ITV Border
The Jethart Callant's Festival. Credit: ITV Border

Jedburgh celebrates Callants Day

The cavalcade ride past Ferniehirst Castle Credit: ITV Border

Hundreds of horses and riders are taking part in the Jethart Callants Festival in Jedburgh today.

The annual festival is part of the Borders Common Riding and Festival season.

Ladies dress up for the occasion Credit: ITV Border

The Cavalcade follows the Callant - a young man from the town elected to the position - around the town's boundaries.

They stop at Ferniehirst Castle and The Capon Tree to carry out traditional customs.

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