South Scotland

Borders hunt fall rider funeral to be held

The funeral has taken place for a businessman who died after falling from his horse at a New Year's Day hunt in the Borders.

Paul Watson, 61, had turned up to spectate at the traditional meeting of the Lauderdale Hunt but he was thrown from his mount.

He suffered head injuries and died later in hospital.

The funeral service took place at Earlston Parish Church followed by burial at his home near the village.

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