The 171st show will be held on Sat/Sun, 8th and 9th September. Saturday’s highlights include: Ponies, sheep, beef cattle, donkeys, industrial tent, small livestock, showjumping, dog obedience, open sulky racing, Stanhope Silver Band. Attractions: Flyin’ Ryan Motorcycle Stunt Team, and Jive Pony Female Equestrian Team. Sunday’s highlights include: Clydesdale horses, gymkhana, wife-carrying competition, bale-pulling, Cumberland wrestling. Attractions: The Stannage International High Fall Show, and Blazing Saddles Stunt Team. Pray for fine weather.