Isle of Man ploughing match entrants mark 150th anniversary

Horse and plough in the Isle of Man- courtesy Manx National Heritage The Manx ploughing season traditionally takes place at the beginning of each year.

Related Stories

Up to 20 competitors will take to the fields later to mark 150 years of ploughing matches in one of the Isle of Man's parishes.

The Marown Royal Ploughing Match Society is holding the special one-off event at Ballafreer in Union Mills.

It begins at 10:00 GMT with about eight horse entries and 12 tractors.

Organisers said all ploughing should be finished by 15:00 GMT at the latest - any competitors not finished by this time will be disqualified.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Isle of Man

Weather

Douglas

Min. Night 9 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • CarTop 10 debuts

    BBC Autos takes a look at some of the most eye-catching vehicles at the LA auto show

Programmes

  • Cattle herded in AustraliaThe Travel Show Watch

    The spectacle of herding 2,000 cattle using bikes, cars and a helicopter

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.