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Published on September 25, 2012

Four-year-old Brody Adema, of Truro, showed no mercy in the water squirting competition.

Published on September 25, 2012

A young ex-goer tests his aim in pursuit of a big prize.

Published on September 25, 2012

The spinning Star Trooper proved to be a popular attraction in the busy midway at the Hants County Exhibition Sept. 15.

Published on September 25, 2012

The bingo hall was packed with people looking to luck into some cash at the Hants County Ex.

Published on September 25, 2012

Seven-year-old Arianna Cutler, of South Rawdon, had her arms full as she toured the midway.

Published on September 25, 2012

Alex LeSalle’s Petting Pals were quite popular with ex-goers of all ages.

Published on September 25, 2012

These boys seemed to have mixed emotions about spinning around high above the ground in The Spider.

Published on September 25, 2012

The spinning Star Trooper proved to be a popular attraction in the busy midway at the Hants County Exhibition Sept. 15.

Published on September 25, 2012

The spinning Star Trooper proved to be a popular attraction in the busy midway at the Hants County Exhibition Sept. 15.

Published on September 25, 2012

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter Matt Andersen drew a large crowd the afternoon of Sept. 15.

Published on September 25, 2012

 

Josh Mulholland and Nicole Vanzutphen finished the Partner Carry Championship obstacle course at the Hants County Exhibition in 13.8 seconds to win the contest, three times Vanzutphen’s weight in cash and a trip to Maine to compete in the 2012 North American Partner Carrying Championships Oct. 8.

Published on September 25, 2012

Michael Gibbs and Jyelle Vogel, of Wolfville, had two cracks at completing the partner carrying obstacle course at the Hants County Exhibition faster than any other team. When Gibbs finished his turn as the carrier, Vogel flipped him over her back and rounded the track in 24 seconds. The winning team, Josh Mulholland and Nicole Vanzutphen, jumped hay bails, trekked through the tires and manoeuvred around a horse jump to complete the lap in 13.8 seconds.

Published on September 25, 2012

The Towerlight Years ensemble took a large crowd of exhibition-goers back to the days when the Towerlight Club was the place to get down and boogie in the 60s and 70s.

Published on September 25, 2012

There was a lot of clowning around at the exhibition's rodeo.

Published on September 25, 2012

These youngsters almost untied the ribbon from around the cow’s tail during the children’s rodeo activities held Sept. 21.

Published on September 25, 2012

This young girl came extremely close to untying the ribbon from around the cow’s tail. Another competitor managed to snatch the ribbon just a few seconds later during the children’s rodeo activities held Sept. 21.

Published on September 25, 2012

Pairs raced to be the first to rope and subdue a cow and drag it to the finish line during the evening rodeo Sept. 21.

Published on September 25, 2012

Pairs raced to be the first to rope and subdue a cow and drag it to the finish line during the evening rodeo Sept. 21.

Published on September 25, 2012

These rodeo champs were the first to tie a cow and lead it to the finish line.

Published on September 25, 2012

Mud flew and the crowd cheered as motorists tried to make their way across the mud bog at the Hants County Exhibition Sept. 22. The annual event always draws a sizeable crowd.

Published on September 25, 2012

For motorists participating in the mud bog on Saturday, it got tricky to see where they were travelling.

Published on September 25, 2012

Men and women alike enjoyed the messy fun that is the mud bog.

Published on September 25, 2012

Mud flew and the crowd cheered as motorists tried to make their way across the mud bog at the Hants County Exhibition Sept. 22. The annual event always draws a sizeable crowd.

Published on September 25, 2012

Chainsaw artist Keith Moulton, of East Uniacke, was hard at work Sept. 22 creating a masterpiece out of wood.

Published on September 25, 2012

 

Nate, a 14-week-old kitten available through the Hants County SPCA, was one of the many adoptable animals on display during the six-day agricultural fair. Pictured holding Nate is Missy Isles, an Avon representative who had a booth next to where the SPCA set up in the O’Brien Building. There is an abundance of cats and kittens available for adoption right now.

Published on September 25, 2012

Whether it was synchronized driving, scary stunts or clowning around poolside, the Flying Fools entertained Hants County Exhibition visitors with performances three times daily during the second weekend of the fair.

Published on September 25, 2012

Whether it was synchronized driving, scary stunts or clowning around poolside, the Flying Fools entertained Hants County Exhibition visitors with performances three times daily during the second weekend of the fair.

Canada’s oldest agricultural fair experienced an outstanding opening weekend as thousands of people made their way through the gates. From amusement rides and 4-H displays to a demolition derby and the first-ever partner carrying contest, the Hants County fair offered something for all. The Hants County Exhibition's second weekend, Sept. 21-23, featured the ever-popular mud bog, the zany Flying Fools, and a rodeo. (Photos by Ashley Thompson and Carole Morris-Underhill)

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