Ready to ride at Porter County Fair:
Ashley Leja, 15, and sophomore-to-be at
Chesterton High School, prepares to compete with her horse Spirit in the
Senior Trail Competition Monday at the Porter County Fair. Leja has been a
member of the Liberty Hot-Shots since she was seven years-old.
(Tribune photos by Jimmy Kissee)
Feeding time: Alex Hughes, 10, of Jackson Township
stands in the stall with Dancer as the 15 month old Missouri Fox Trotter
enjoys an afternoon snack Monday at the Porter County Fair. Hughes, a second
year member of the Liberty Hot-Shots, also has three older siblings involved
in 4-H, including Katie (18), Jacob (16) and Chris (14).