Braw Lads Gathering Galashiels 2019

Published on
29 June, 2019

Synopsis:

All the Scottish Border towns have “Common Ridings” or Gatherings each summer to commemorate the history and traditions of each place. The horse has been an integral part of Border culture since the Reiving times.

Written by
Mark Nicol

Historian – Filmmaker – Blogger – Guided Tours – Group Speaker

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Braw Lads Gathering Galashiels 2019

All the Border towns have Common Ridings or Gatherings where hundreds of local people on horseback and on foot commemorate the history and traditions of the town. Today is the turn of Galashiels.

Horses have always been an integral part of Border life going back to the Reiving times.

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