Supporting the local community
News by Subject
Essex-&-Suffolk-Water With thanks to Essex & Suffolk Water for funding support of this website through the Abberton Reservoir Community Fund.

birds of prey

Picture report from Five Parishes


Pictorial report from the 2010 Five Parishes Show



{besps_c}0|5parishes001.jpg|Suffolk Punches walking to arena| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes002.jpg|Suffolk Punch walking to arena| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes003.jpg|Suffolk Punch family, foal’s first outing| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes004.jpg|Suffolk Punches ready to walk on| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes005.jpg|Sealed Knot in training| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes006.jpg|Muskets & Pikes at ready| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes007.jpg|”That modern uniform will never catch on”| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes008.jpg|Young riders ready to compete| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes009.jpg|Best-in-class round of in-hand| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes010.jpg|My (webmaster’s) favourite in-hand| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes011.jpg|In-hand class| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes012.jpg|Where did that other carriage go?| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes013.jpg|Behind you! Careful on the corners please.| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes014.jpg|Are we catching up?| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes015.jpg|Getting bored now, can’t we zig-zag at least.| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes016.jpg|Who’s behind me?| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes017.jpg|When you are quite ready can we make a start?| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes018.jpg|… up and over the bridge…| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes019.jpg|… A-frame …| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes020.jpg|… and weave – keep focus on the finish!| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes021.jpg|If that dog (webmaster’s) gets any closer I’ll eat him!| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes022.jpg|Who are you looking at?| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes023.jpg|Hawks, falcons & owls galore.| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes024.jpg|Spitfire| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes025.jpg|Spitfire again – OK I like them (webmaster)| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes026.jpg|Spitfire landing – oops, no undercarriage| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes027.jpg|Spitfire getting a taxi back to the line-up| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes028.jpg|Spitfire again| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes029.jpg|Red Arrows BAE Systems Hawk T1| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes030.jpg|Aero L-39C Albatros in VX-9 squadron livery| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes031.jpg|The holding/display area| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes032.jpg|USAF P38 Lightning| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes033.jpg|Finalists puppy class| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes034.jpg|Sporting Dog class| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes035.jpg|… and there were greyhounds; lots of them!| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes036.jpg|A good turn-out of fruit & veg as well| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes037.jpg|And there were kites, some with passengers| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes038.jpg|In full flight down the field| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes039.jpg|Kites in traditional and more eccentric designs| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes040.jpg|Kites of all colours against the grey clouds| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes041.jpg|Clogs at the ready with Annies Fantasies| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes042.jpg|Circle your partner carefully, sticks aloft| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes043.jpg|Left foot forward| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes044.jpg|… and keep smiling.| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes045.jpg|But the real stars were the Suffolk Punches| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes046.jpg|Suffolk Punch pushing the log around the arena| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes047.jpg|Suffolk Punch, mother & foal| {/besps_c}

{besps_c}0|5parishes048.jpg|And so it’s goodbye for another year.| {/besps_c}


This slide-show may not display if you have an ad-blocking programme running in your browser; if this is the case, please set as an exception and all should be well.