It was at this show where I met my future husband in the Fell ring and he invited me back to his home at Shepards Dene near Stocksfield.
The caption read, 'Jimmy who has sired more than twenty champion fell ponies and is a great grandfather several times over has been living in honourable retirement for the past four years'.
The Fell Pony Week was also marked by an annual Performance Trials and registered native pony Performance Trials at Linnel Wood, Hexham consisting cross country course, dressage and show.
GREAT STORIES: Ailee Newall, centre, at the Fell Pony Society's gathering.
The base was probably set and to become British Fell Running champion is such a short time is really exciting.
The fell racing season is now coming to an end, so I'll probably do more cross-country events during the winter which will help to keep the momentum going.
Though Swinburne competes for Morpeth, his fell running competitions are in the Northumberland Fell Runners colours.
Rough Fell Country is the story of farming this distinctive breed and is centred in the areas of Tebay, Kendal and Sedbergh, once a very prosperous area and the centre of the woollen and mill trade.
Jayne Bland, from the Rough Fell Breeders Association, said: "As a working promotional group we wanted to let everyone from farmers to tourists, children and the general public know what a brilliant sheep the Rough Fell is.
In all we want everyone to see and here about this local breed known as the Kendal Rough Fell.
Come and see the size and conformation of the Rough Fell and also see the tremendous lambs they have.
The Rough Fell Breeders have been working together with the help of Rural Futures and Voluntary Action Cumbria to face the challenges of the future, to improve their knowledge of their markets, improve the marketing of their sheep and lambs, and to promote the community and landscape that the Rough Fell breed supports.
Today Kendal Rough Fell lamb is increasing in popularity.
Kendal Rough Fell lamb will be for sale at the Rough Fell stand at the Westmorland show.