Countryfile presenter Anita Rani joined in the fun

Fifteen glorious photos from the first day of the Great Yorkshire Show 2019

The Great Yorkshire Show is back.

The county's showpiece agricultural event kicked off at the Showground in Harrogate today and will continue on Wednesday and Thursday. There was drama when a prize-winning bull went on the rampage in one of the parade rings, knocking its handler unconscious.

A shire horse is prepared for competition

5. Heavy horse

A shire horse is prepared for competition
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Young handlers in the goat class

6. Goats

Young handlers in the goat class
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A small mammal class

7. Rabbits

A small mammal class
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A blacksmiths' demonstration

8. Traditional crafts

A blacksmiths' demonstration
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