Peebles and the surrounding area is gearing up for the Peeblesshire Agricultural Society's Annual Show.

This year’s show is again being held at nether Horsburgh, near Cardrona, by kind permission of the Forestry Commission and Bill Renwick, and will take place on Saturday, August 17.

As usual there will be an industrial tent, wool and shepherd sticks tent and a craft tent with stall holders selling local craft products.

The show will feature over 70 different trade stands and an array of food stands showcasing the best of Scottish food.

A food tent, supported by Quality Meat Scotland, will provide locally-sourced food and cookery demonstrations.

Duck display team the Quack Commandos will entertain in the show’s main ring, alongside vintage tractor displays, private carriage driving and a young farmers obstacle course.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy side saddle classes, pet shows, miniature donkeys and ferret races by the Scottish Ferret Club.

Musical accompaniment to the day’s events will be provided by Peebles Orchestra.

Peeblesshire Agricultural Society’s President, William Brown, said: “We have record cattle entries and very good entries in all other classes of stock.

“We are very pleased to have MKM Galashiels on board as our main sponsor for this year and are very grateful to all the other businesses and individuals that have sponsored the show.

“This year the education tent is concentrating on poultry and egg production.

“We are delighted to have Eggucation on board, and children will have the opportunity to handle chicks and grade eggs, along with all sorts of other fun activities.

“We also have the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and the South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project with stands.”

Tickets are priced at £12 for adults and £8 for concessions. Admission is free for under-12s.

A free shuttle bus will run from Peebles and Innerleithen and fee parking will be available at the site.