24 of the best pictures from day two of the Great Yorkshire Show

The sun shone on the showground for the second day of The Great Yorkshire Show.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 9:15 am
A young handler at the Great Yorkshire Show with his prized pedigree.

It is the 161st show and by the end of this week more than 130,000 visitors and more than 8,500 animals will have converged on Harrogate for what is regarded as one of the biggest agricultural events in England.

Highland cattle tied to the barriers, despite the request not to at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.
The Bolddog Lings motorcycle display team stun the large crowds in the main ring at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.
A six week foal in competition at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.

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Rob Mardles from the Middleton Hunt with his hounds. Picture by Simon Hulme
Young handler Ivy Mudd, three, who won with her ryeland sheep showing in the sheep ring at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.
Visitors enjoy the sunshine on day two of the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.
Ollie Delmer with Devon and Cornwall Longwool's in the Peoples Choice category in the sheep ring at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.
The Cattle parade from view of the crowd. Picture by Simon Hulme.
Soft toy animals at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture Tony Johnson.
High above the Showground enjoying the view on the big Wheel. Pictured from the left are Beth Walmsley, Emily Walmsley and Chloe Addyman from Harrogate. .Picture by Simon Hulme
Heather Whittaker from Coley, Halifax, named Coley Clan the Pedigree Hereford Best of Breed Champion. Picture by Simon Hulme.
Watching the cattle parade. Picture Simon Hulme.
Charlotte Raper, 27, washing down a Simmental Cross, Howden on day two. Picture: James Hardisty.
Deb Howe, with Wilma a rare Welbar Breed Bantam. Picture: James Hardisty.
Dave Blockley, from Drighlington, near Leeds, holding Southfield Qnard, a Long Horn, whilst taking part in the Grand Cattle Parade held in the main ring. Picture: James Hardisty.
Reuben Connelly, aged nine months, from Barnsley, relaxing of the second day of the show. Picture: James Hardisty.
Grand Cattle parade in the main ring at day two of the show. Picture: James Hardisty.
Amanda Owen visits the show. Picture: James Hardisty.
Getting up close and personal with one of the 8,000 plus animals taking part. Picture: James Hardisty.
A group of handlers kiss their simmental's whilst preforming 'The Louise Allan Moove' in the main ring during the Grand Cattle Parade, a tradition these friends have preformed in many Grand Parades. Picture: James Hardisty.
One of the beasts leaves the ring decorated with rosettes. Picture: James Hardisty.
Visitors enjoying the second day of the show. Picture: James Hardisty.
Lorna Craig, from Durham, exercising a young Devon Short Horn. Picture: James Hardisty.
William Read, aged 8, of Sheffield, with his Pedigree Suffolk called Nancy. Picture: James Hardisty.