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Reference number: 8291

Date: 1946 / 1988

Director: [filmed by Rev. John Jackson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 15.17 mins

Description: Amateur compilation of footage relating to horses. Features horse trials at Charterhall, a home riding school at Bonnybridge, the Kelso Horse Show, Rising of the Marches at Flodden Civic Week, horse show at Enniscrone in Ireland. The final section of film features black and white footage of horses at Wooler and Derby Day at Epsom.

Handwritten notes on original can:- "1988. Charterhall Trials. Riding School. Country Ponies. Heavy Horses. Kelso Show Jumping. Civic Week Flodden. Irish Show. Wooler 1946. Derby. "

Credits: [older 1940s section filmed by John V. Jackson]

Shotlist: [shotlisted from VHS, manual control track]

HORSES gvs horse trials [Charterhall] (0.52) Edinburgh Woollen Mill Event Team horsebox (0.57) gvs horse trials, including jumping (3.30) c/u sign "Home Farm Riding School Phone Bonnybridge 812839" gvs horses grazing in field (3.50) horses being groomed and attended to (3.59) children cantering on horses and learning how to jump (4.41) gvs ponies in field (5.02) children feeding ponies (5.12) children taking ponies for walk in field, brief shots children standing beside pony in field (5.53) gvs horses and ponies run free in field, some cattle are in same field (6.55) heavy horses (Clydesdales?) at a show with carriages and dressed in ironmongery / leather (7.12) gvs show jumping [at Kelso Show] (8.26) riding the marches? horses and men on horseback on country road [Flodden Civic Week] (9.02) horses and crowds gather in town green / square (9.39) riding out with horses on country road (11.15) entering the town streets again (11.43) The Annual Show at Enniscrone gvs horse show [picture / colour quality poorer] includes children riding and slo-mo horse jumping over stone 'wall' (13.05) [BW] horse jumping, huge crowds [Wooler 1946] (13.38) No. 4 Derby Day Derby Day at Epsom - Carnival and Great Race Meeting wide shot race meeting and crowds (13.52) The Runners Line Up gvs same (14.05) They're Off!! gvs race (14.23) It's Anyone's Race at Tattenham Corner gvs race (14.54) The Favourite Wins! (14.57) Thank You! to the Russell Family Drove Loan Riding School for help in making possible part of this film. Produced by JJ Films 16mm. Real Motion Picture in 16mm Movie Film. The End (15.17)