Photos by Janet Hitchen | Courtesy of Joanne Maisano

A frequent contributor, Janet Hitchen’s photos graced our pages and covers over the years. Here are some of her photos that so captured living the Middleburg Life. We miss you, Janet, and your wonderful presence in our community. ML

Joy at the Middleburg Spring Races 2007.

Joy at the Middleburg Spring Races 2007.

Through the water at the International Gold Cup.

Through the water at the International Gold Cup.

The Middleburg Hounds splashing through a creek.

The Middleburg Hounds splashing through a creek.

Sheila Johnson at ease in front of the camera.

Sheila Johnson at ease in front of the camera.

Rosie Uran.

Rosie Uran.

Piedmont Fox hounds look on at Erskine Bedford's funeral.

Piedmont Fox hounds look on at Erskine Bedford’s funeral.

OCH Huntsman Reg Spreadborough at the Blessing of the Hounds.

OCH Huntsman Reg Spreadborough at the Blessing of the Hounds.

OCH Hounds at Old Kennels.

OCH Hounds at Old Kennels.

Morning exercise.

Morning exercise.

Hilleary, Kim and Rose at the 2013 Middleburg Humane Foundation Gala.

Hilleary, Kim and Rose at the 2013 Middleburg Humane Foundation Gala.

Flying horse with its rider at the Gold Cup.

Flying horse with its rider at the Gold Cup.

Driving Drafts showing affection.

Driving Drafts
showing affection.

Dot Smithwick.

Dot Smithwick.

An iconic image of Smitten Farm wall and tree.

An iconic image of Smitten Farm wall and tree.

A picture perfect image of Goose Creek.

A picture perfect image of Goose Creek.

A mare with her foal.

A mare with her foal.