Thousands enjoy Herts County Show

PUBLISHED: 09:41 31 May 2017 | UPDATED: 09:41 31 May 2017

The Shetland Pony Dinky Derby. Picture: Danny Loo

The Shetland Pony Dinky Derby. Picture: Danny Loo

Danny Loo Photography 2017

More than 30,000 people enjoyed the 131st Hertfordshire County Show over the weekend.

The Shetland Pony Dinky Derby. Picture: Danny Loo The Shetland Pony Dinky Derby. Picture: Danny Loo

Families headed to the Herts County Showground in Redbourn to see more than 300 trade exhibitions, prize-winning cattle, sheep, horses and international show jumping.

Show Secretary Mike Harman said: “It was yet another absolutely fantastic Hertfordshire County Show weekend.

“The feedback has been positive and complimentary from both visitors and trade exhibitors regarding the on-going improvements to both the show entertainment programme and the enhanced showground infrastructure.

“The friendly atmosphere and smiling faces both during the show and at the exit gates confirmed a very successful weekend.”

The Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo The Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Birds of prey wowed audiences and the audience was in hysterics during the sheep shearing demonstration.

McMullen’s Brewery grey shire horses also attended and Kipperidge gundogs performed on both days.

Visitors were able to taste local food with an array of places to eat and drink including, Farmers Restaurant and Bar, the circus area food court, and Severn Valley Catering.

A horse on show at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A horse on show at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Cows on show at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Cows on show at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

The Norman family at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo The Norman family at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

The Warren family enjoy their ice creams at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo The Warren family enjoy their ice creams at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A bald eagle on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A bald eagle on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A bald eagle on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A bald eagle on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A tawny eagle on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A tawny eagle on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A tawny eagle lands on a fence next to spectators at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A tawny eagle lands on a fence next to spectators at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Spectators at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Spectators at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A lady pulling a lure runs from a bird of display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A lady pulling a lure runs from a bird of display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Show jumping at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Show jumping at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Show jumping at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Show jumping at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Sheep on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Sheep on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Sheep on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Sheep on display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A family watch the sheep display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A family watch the sheep display at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Even the police enjoy an ice cream in the hot weather of the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Even the police enjoy an ice cream in the hot weather of the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross Team put on a display. Picture: Danny Loo The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross Team put on a display. Picture: Danny Loo

The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross Team at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross Team at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

Spectators at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo Spectators at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross Team at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo The Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motorcross Team at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

A clown at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo A clown at the Herts County Show. Picture: Danny Loo

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