Roll up, roll up, Ladies and Gentlemen
As Autumn arrives and the days get colder and shorter, our thoughts turn to the arrival of snow and getting on to the mountain for a ski.
Us mountain folk also know that we have a few months of quiet time to prepare for the winter season. So we trim the hedges, mow the grass for the last time this year, fit snow tires on the car and go to the Cow Fighting.
This is not some fight to death with a Matador and a cape. Or some wild cows from the wrong side of town behind the sheds. This a game the locals play when they have a little too much time on their hands.
Only females, No Bull, and the cows stand around and figure out who is the dominant one.
Known as the Combat des Reines or Battle of the Queens this is mainly a pushing contest to see who is the most - pushy!
The winner take all tag is the Queen of Queens or La Reine des Reines.
Grab a drink, pull up a seat and get ready-to-Rumble