Carbrooke hosts ploughing competition

Carbrooke Estate 3On 27th October Carbrooke played host to a ploughing match – a biennial event organised by the Norfolk Farm Machinery Club. There were 52 competitors from Wales, Devon, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire as well as Norfolk and Suffolk. The 60 acre site was provided by R Buscall Farms.

There were several different classes for mounted and trailing ploughs as well as a ladies class. Ed Buscall donated a trophy for the best young ploughman.

Carbrooke Estate 4 Carbrooke Estate 5 Carbrooke Estates 1The shire horse above are owned by Arthur Clouting from Buxton, Norfolk.  The horses names are Monty & Bruno. Carbrooke Estates 2 IMG_5838Photographs by Tom Thurston

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