VA Association of Fairs Youth Leadership Awards Print E-mail


The Virginia Association of Fairs sponsors a contest each year for all 4-H and FFA members who have participated in their local VAF Fair.  The contest goals are to recognize superior leadership characteristics among junior members of the Association and the industry.  To encourage and develop leadership and speaking skills so that they will be able to serve their local boards, the industry, and their local communities. The contest information packet is updated and distributed September 1 of each year and entries are due the first Friday of December.

Prizes, in the form of scholarships, are as follows:

1st place - $2500.00

2nd place -  1500.00

3rd place -   1000.00

4th place -   1000.00

5th place -     500.00

6th place -     500.00

For additional information please check with your 4-H or FFA advisor.

Information is also available at

Frederick County Fair Open Horse Show Print E-mail

Frederick County Fair Open Horse Show 

Hosted by the Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club 

Located  at Frederick County Fairgrounds

Winchester, VA

Saturday July 27, 2019

Pre-Entry $10 per class or Show all day for $50

(per horse/rider combination)

Day of show $12 per class or Show all day for $60


Jackpot classes $15 (not included in the all day fees)

Classes start promptly at 9:00 a.m.

rain or shine


For More


Rose (540) 877-4935

Faye (540) 533-7029

CLASSES start promptly at 9:00 a.m.

1.  Western Showmanship – Beginner

2. Western Showmanship – Junior

3. Western Showmanship – Senior

4. Western Showmanship – Open

5. Gaited Showmanship – Open

6. PWD Showmanship

7. Hunter Showmanship – Beginner

8. Hunter Showmanship – Junior

9. Hunter Showmanship – Senior

10. Hunter Showmanship – Open

11. Lead Line Equitation – Ages 8 – under

12. PWD Rider

10 Minute Warm-Up

13. Hunter Under Saddle – Beginner (Walk/Trot)

14. Green Horse Hunter Under Saddle – Open

15. Hunter Under Saddle – Junior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

16. Hunter Under Saddle – Senior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

17. Hunter Under Saddle – Open (Walk/Trot/Canter)

18. Hunt Seat Equitation – Beginner (Walk/Trot)

19. Green Horse Hunt Seat Equitation – Open

20. Hunt Seat Equitation – Junior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

21. Hunt Seat Equitation – Senior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

22. Hunt Seat Equitation – Open (Walk/Trot/Canter)

23. Go As You Please- Beginner

24. Green Horse To As You Please – Open

25. Go As You Please – Junior

26. Go As You Please – Senior

27. Go As You Please – Opem

10 Minute Break

28. Gaited Pleasure Gait – Open

29. Gaited Equitation – Open

30. Go As You Please Jackpot – Open (All Riders, show attire excused)

10 Minute Break

31. Western Pleasure – Beginner (Walk, Jog)

Special Events Print E-mail


Chairperson:  Joe Lizer


1. All contestants and visitors assume full responsibility for damages or loss to persons or property, from all and every clause whatsoever.  The Frederick County Fair Association incurs no liability or obligation at any time.

2. Contestants for each event will register 15 minutes prior to the event.

3. In case of a large number of entries, a limited number of participants will be drawn from a hat.

4. Events may be rescheduled or cancelled due to the weather.

5. All contestants will receive participation ribbons.

6. Contestants are not required to be residents of Frederick County or the City of Winchester.

7. All matters not covered by the instructions will be settled by the event chairperson.  All decisions of the judges are final.

Youth Pet Show Print E-mail


Fair Thursday

Registration – 9:00 am at the 4-H Shelter

Show 9:30 am

Chairperson – Tammy Epperson

Ribbons Awarded