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Lanlivery Vintage Rally & Country Fair

By rpba18205
Lanliveryís 26th Annual Vintage Rally and Country Fair.
This is an annual event held on 2nd weekend of each September. Steam engines, vintage vehicles, vintage working section, old time fun fair, craft tents, beer tents, dancing diggers, dog shows etc
Three shots of a ball game played on horseback. Iíve no idea of what it is called or what the rules are. It seems to consist of two teams of two riders with nets on poles, catching a ball and scoring goals or points. I couldnít make head or tails of it but the spectators seemed to really enjoy it. Maybe someone can put a name to it.
V1 Camera Fuji S800fd.Taken on the 11/09/2010 at 1441Hrs. GMT.
V2 Camera Nikon P100.Taken on the 11/09/2010 at 1435Hrs. GMT.
V3 Camera Nikon P100.Taken on the 11/09/2010 at 1434Hrs. GMT.
Many thanks for all C&Cs

Tags: Horses Cornwall Uk General Fair Bodmin Vintage rally Polocrosse Riders Lanlivery Nikon p100 Fuji s8000fd Team game Sports and action

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Comments


7 Dec 2010 6:22AM
Excellent scennery with the beautiful landscape behind the people, well caught!
Gabriel
mishu78 12 Canada
7 Dec 2010 6:50AM
Great images! WEll captured.
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
7 Dec 2010 7:15AM
Lovely set of action shots with great colour too. Looks like fun!

Ann
debu 11 India
7 Dec 2010 8:12AM
Lovely set of images.
debu
NeilWigan Plus
11 17 16 England
7 Dec 2010 11:12AM
well caught action ,not got a clueon the name .
Ray42 13 3 England
7 Dec 2010 11:20AM
A very good set of action shots of an interesting looking version of polo - havn't a clue what they call it
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
7 Dec 2010 7:30PM
I think Malc is onto something there Rob, it was just what I was about to say. I doubt the posh polo playing purists in the Cotswolds would be too impressed with this version though! lol You've captured the action superbly in this series
Source 11
7 Dec 2010 9:05PM
Superb captures
-source
7 Dec 2010 9:34PM
Fabulous action shots Rob with loads of colour and detail.
Tony
Suehh 14 39 6 England
7 Dec 2010 10:47PM
Great shots - V2 is my fav - but to be honest, they are all spot on.

Sue
7 Dec 2010 11:12PM
Love these shots, my personal favourite is V3 Grin
Julie
pdcche 11 4 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 10:13AM
Great set of images.. Peter
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 12:26PM
Great action set Rob, and so well timed
Lillian
metro074 11 8 Australia
8 Dec 2010 12:33PM
An outstanding set. Well done
Carol
prabhusinha 13 5 5 India
8 Dec 2010 2:20PM
Crisp images.
8 Dec 2010 5:17PM
tip top sport jornalisem, like the v3.
LexEquine 15 1 19 United States
8 Dec 2010 10:07PM
Three excellent, interesting, & artistic event captures, Rob. Well-presented 'reportage images.'
Peter
8 Dec 2010 11:24PM
Great set of images.well done.
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 12:53AM
Love version 3 ... Great photos and well reported.
Rock 19 10 2 England
9 Dec 2010 8:01AM
Top-work.

Rock
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
10 Dec 2010 9:12AM
excellent
Dennis
23 Dec 2010 3:49PM
This game is called Polo-Crosse
A combination of polo and lacrosse played on horseback by teams of three players armed with polo-type sticks with nets played on a field 146 m◊54 m. The ponies used must not be taller than 15 hands.

GREAT series of shots. I like this

Jamm

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