Horseboarders are star attraction at Hampshire Country Fair

Daily Echo: Horseboarders are star attraction at Hampshire Country Fair Horseboarders are star attraction at Hampshire Country Fair

THE thrilling sport of horseboarding was among the attractions for thousands of people attending the Hampshire Country Fair.

Boarders are towed by horses at speeds of more than 20mph around a slalom course at the event at Netley Marsh Showground in the New Forest.

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It is a new feature for the celebration of rural pursuits, alongside displays of vintage tractors and farm machinery, chainsaw carving, hedge-laying, blacksmithing, basket weaving, ferrets and hamsters.

Also popular are the eagle, owl and falconry shows, gun dog displays and fancy dress dog races.

The fair continues today until 6pm.

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