Brooke Duvall, 17, of Front Royal gives her horse Ebony's Wolfman a kiss before the start of the Frederick County Fair 4-H Horse Show last Saturday. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Julie Shanabrook helps her daughter Emma, 14, get dressed at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Emma showed in several events with her horse Crescent; she has been riding since she was 8.
Emma Shanabrook, 14, of Apple Pie Ridge Road sprays water on the mane of her horse Crescent as she prepares to braid its mane just before the fair show.
Hayley Seabright, 9, of Gore holds the reins of her horse Ginger as they wait in the show ring for their junior showmanship class at the Frederick County Fair 4-H Horse Show. She was at the event with her mother Stacy Seabright. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Brooke Duvall, 17, of Front Royal straps on her riding helmet just before her competition at the fair.
LEFT: Eddyn Molden, 6, holds Baby Girl as she looks inside the show ring that was she was about to enter for her first class.
A visitor had only to look over the Frederick County Fairgrounds recently to see the truth of that...