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In pictures: The spectacle of the 2015 Royal Welsh Show

The main ring packed with cobs and Welsh mountain ponies. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The cobs traditionally take centre stage on Royal Welsh Wednesday. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The rain has mostly stayed away - with a little help from some suitably agricultural umbrellas. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The Metropolitan Police Mounted Branch riders showed off their balance and timing. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The officers and their horses had the crowd holding their breath, by jumping through rings of fire. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
Dairy cows are put through their paces in front of crowds around the cattle ring. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
Between competitions, the livestock need a bit of down-time back in the sheds. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
It's not just livestock on display - with this peregrine falcon attracting attention too. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The tradestands - many with agricultural machinery - fill a large part of the showground. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
Away from all the action, this fishing demonstration took place amid a little bit of tranquility. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The lumberjacks compete to chop wood the quickest. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
Sculptors in the crafts area can take a little more time with their work. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross Team have been showing off their tricks. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
The motorcycle display team certainly 'got some air' - soaring above Llanelwedd. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
Let us know if you can find a bigger bull than this one on the showground. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
This cob foal got a bit excited while it was in the ring. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
This sheep was making itself heard. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
And this is the prize they're all after - a red rosette for winning your class. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales
But, win or lose, it's important to say a little 'thank you', for just taking part. Credit: Lee Smith / ITV Cymru Wales

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