Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

In pictures: Royal Highland Show 2019

More than 1,000 exhibitors and 2,150 livestock competitors are taking part in this year's Royal Highland Show on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

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Boy with sheep Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Eight-year-old Struan Cuthbert from Kinross shows an Ardoch Hebridean sheep on day two of The Royal Highland Show
Young boy with big sheep Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Lots of youngsters took their turn to show off their best farm animals
Woman with black ram Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Friday saw sheep shown in the arena
Girl herding sheep Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A young farmer shows her control of her animals
First minister Image copyright PA Wire
Image caption First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attended on Friday, coincidentally co-ordinating her footwear with the farm vehicles
Man pulling cow Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A wide variety of cattle was shown at the event on Friday
Girl finds a good vantage point Image copyright PA Wire
Image caption A young girl finds a good vantage point during sheep judging
Young girl pulling sheep Image copyright PA Wire
Image caption A Texel sheep during judging
Louise Fotheringham, from France Farm at Gartocharn, with Pinky and Perky Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption Louise Fotheringham, from France Farm at Gartocharn, with Pinky and Perky
Laura Hunter from Barnhill farm, Shotts, prepares two-year-old Bo Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption Laura Hunter from Barnhill farm, Shotts, prepares two-year-old Bo for the show
Sheep Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption Sheep arriving at the showground on Wednesday
Michelle Mayberry prepares Clydesdale horse Poacher Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption Michelle Mayberry prepares Clydesdale horse Poacher
Laura Henry from Kinshaldy stables in Leuchars washes Denim ahead of The Royal Highland Show Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell
Image caption Laura Henry from Kinshaldy stables in Leuchars washes Denim ahead of the show
Preparing horses Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption More than 6,000 cattle, sheep, goats, horses and poultry will be on display
Competitors Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption Competitors travel from far and wide to take part in the show
Preparing for the show Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption Thousands of people attend the Royal Highland Show every year
Clydesdale horse Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption This year the spotlight will be on the Clydesdale Horse in celebration of their place in farming at the turn of the 20th Century
Sheep Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Image caption The event runs from Thursday to Sunday

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