Wallace and Gromit makers provide trophy for Sidmouth FolkWeek event

PUBLISHED: 15:27 03 July 2017 | UPDATED: 15:27 03 July 2017

Aardman Animations has created and donated a trophy for Sidmouth's second Horse Trials.

Aardman Animations has created and donated a trophy for Sidmouth's second Horse Trials.

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The mightiest beast will receive a trophy created by Aardman Animations at the second Sidmouth Horse Trials. The event will take place during Sidmouth FolkWeek.

Sidmouth Horse Trials at FolkWeek 2016Sidmouth Horse Trials at FolkWeek 2016

The makers of Wallace and Gromit have created a trophy for participants in this year’s Sidmouth Horse Trials.

Aardman Animations, home to the famed duo, Shaun the Sheep and Morph has made and donated the prize for the event on Sunday, August 6.

The trophy was designed by long-time FolkWeek fan Peter Lord, who will hand out the present the award to the mightiest beast in show next month.

The horse trials began last year and celebrates an ancient tradition involving elaborately costumed processional animals.

Sidmouth Horse Trials at FolkWeek 2016Sidmouth Horse Trials at FolkWeek 2016

This year’s event will take place at 1pm at Port Royal.

For further details, including rules for entrants, visit https://www.facebook.com/Sidmouth-Horse-Trials-1750717138508302/


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