Hocktide. Hungerford, Berkshire 1973. 'Shoeing the Colt' takes place after 	lunch. A 'colt' is a person who has not attended the lunch before, after 	being over- powered, a horse-shoe nail is supposedly driven into the 	heel of his shoe, until he calls a halt by crying 'punch'.
SHOEING THE COLT HUNGERFORD HOCKTIDE
Hocktide. Hungerford, Berkshire 1973. 'Shoeing the Colt' takes place after lunch. A 'colt' is a person who has not attended the lunch before, after being over- powered, a horse-shoe nail is supposedly driven into the heel of his shoe, until he calls a halt by crying 'punch'.

Filename: Hungerford Hocktide. Hungerford Berkshire, England 1973. Shoeing the Colt. .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
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Credit: Homer Sykes
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