Heavy Horses in all their finery at the Melplash Agricultural Show are always a popular sight and are going to be even more so this year as visitors to the Show are going be able to enjoy a very rare treat. As well as being able to see these magnificent horses in the Show classes, the Melplash Agricultural Society is […] Continue Reading
The fantastic luck the Melplash Agricultural Society has enjoyed in having fine weather for the annual Melplash Show continued this year. “Despite the torrential rain prior to the Show, we once again managed to pull off a very successful and enjoyable day.” Said Melplash Agricultural Society’s 2010 Chairman, Nigel Jones. “The many committee members and volunteers worked tirelessly in drenched conditions to prepare the site for the exhibitors, competitors and trade stands. Although the Show Ground was muddy in places on the whole it was relatively dry, and the many visitors were well kitted out with a colourful array of wellingtons!! Everyone was determined to have a great time and although threatening at times the weather treated us well.
The 2012 Melplash Agricultural Society’s Hedging and Ploughing matches took place in glorious sunshine and with spectacular views of the West Dorset countryside. The match was held at Yondover, near Bridport by kind permission of Crutchley Estates Limited. Tim Frampton, Melplash Agricultural Society’s Hedging and Ploughing Chairman said ‘”The turnout was excellent and well supported by the local young farmers. We […] Continue Reading