The main ring attraction at Stokesley Show later this month has been announced as Ben Atkinson Action Horses.

The 164th year of the show will feature riding displays at 11.45am and 2.25pm.

The show, on Saturday, September 23, will also include the Scrumptious Stokesley marquee, which will host five chefs from the area in the cookery theatre from 11am onwards, as well as multiple culinary delights to try and purchase.

Darlington and Stockton Times: Ben Atkinson from Atkinson Action Horses at Wensleydale Show

Trade stands and the craft marquee will have a variety of gifts, produce, clothing and much more for all ages to purchase on show day.

New for 2023 will be the sight of more than 100 alpacas competing, in the the first alpaca halter show at Stokesley. There will be 15 other sections for competitors including horses, cattle, sheep, produce, children's classes, and ferrets, among others.

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For dog lovers, the Farlavale Gundog team will be providing a variety of displays, alongside dog scurry races and dog classes on the show to enter on the day. Throughout the day Diggerland, Bootcamp Assault Course and Laser Clay Shooting will be available to keep all ages entertained.

Gates open at 8am, with Hammonds Saltaire Band opening the show parading down Stokesley High Street.

Tickets are available online at discounted rates: