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Riders and Horses from the Northcote Heavy Horse Centre, near Spilsby, entertained the crowds with medieval jousting along with other riding skills mainly involving static targets such as pig sticking, quoits, cabbages, etc.

Categories & Keywords
Category:Animals
Subcategory:Horses
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Centre, Heavy, Horse, Northcote, jousting

Adjusting the bridle

Adjusting the bridle

And now for the business end.....some rascal's pinched the droppings!

And now for the business end.....some rascal's pinched the droppings!

Blues are ready!

Blues are ready!

Purples(?) are ready!

Purples(?) are ready!

Introductions but already a bit of rivalry

Introductions but already a bit of rivalry

Blues looking confident - Purples ruffled!

Blues looking confident - Purples ruffled!

You just can't get the staff these days!

You just can't get the staff these days!

Shout for me and I'll be your champion......Hello mum!

Shout for me and I'll be your champion......Hello mum!

The hustings continue......contenders are ready

The hustings continue......contenders are ready

Look out pig, I'm coming!

Look out pig, I'm coming!

Quietly confident

Quietly confident

Drat! Missed! Should have gone to 'Ye Olde Specsavers'!

Drat! Missed! Should have gone to 'Ye Olde Specsavers'!

Honestly! Just how difficult can it be?

Honestly! Just how difficult can it be?

No pig's going to get the better of me!

No pig's going to get the better of me!

Mmmm so much for pig sticking! Let's hope quoits goes better.

Mmmm so much for pig sticking! Let's hope quoits goes better.

Success at last! Thought heads might roll if I missed that one!

Success at last! Thought heads might roll if I missed that one!

A horse, a horse my kingdom for a horse!

A horse, a horse my kingdom for a horse!

Last minute team talks

Last minute team talks

Now for the real deal

Now for the real deal

Look out world here we come!

Look out world here we come!