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Riley Gaskin (pictured centre in blue and red) washes his horses in the River Eden, with his friends who brought a team of horses to Appleby Horse Fair from their home in Derby, to trade at the Appleby-in-Westmorland. Riley and other Gypsies are pictured washing his horses at The Ford, a quiet part of the River Eden upstream from the busy centre of the town of Appleby where thousands of Gypsies, Travellers and tourists gather at the peak of the event.<br />
The Appleby Horse Fair dates back to 1775 and this year around 30,000 Gypsies, Travellers and tourists were in attendance at its weekend peak.