The family of Abbotsford Police Department Const. John Davidson, who was killed in action during a shootout at a local strip mall last November, stands for the national anthem during the RCMP Musical Ride’s noon performance on Saturday at the Abbotsford Agrifair. The family and a representative had accepted a salute from the Mounties’ perfoming troupe at the outset of the show. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

The family of Abbotsford Police Department Const. John Davidson, who was killed in action during a shootout at a local strip mall last November, stands for the national anthem during the RCMP Musical Ride’s noon performance on Saturday at the Abbotsford Agrifair. The family and a representative had accepted a salute from the Mounties’ perfoming troupe at the outset of the show. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Shots of the action at the Abbotsford Agrifair

Plenty going on at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon, from a Mountie performance to pig races

The summer heat returned for the second day of the Abbotsford Agrifair, Saturday, with plenty for families and attendees to see, play and experience.

The crowds turned up for the fair’s second day, with packed bleachers specifically for the RCMP’s Musical Ride performance just after noon, when the family of fallen Abbotsford Police Department Const. John Davidson accepted a salute from the Mounties performing troupe.

See our Facebook live video of much of that performance, and check out our photos of some of the other highlights from Saturday.

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Riders with the RCMP Musical Ride give a big smile as they enter the Thunderbowl to perform their routines for a packed crowd of onlookers just after noon on Saturday. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Riders with the RCMP Musical Ride give a big smile as they enter the Thunderbowl to perform their routines for a packed crowd of onlookers just after noon on Saturday. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

In one of the RCMP Musical Ride’s routines, a man holds stationary in the centre as fellow riders canter around in a circular motion. The Musical Ride’s routine ranged from more simple synchronized riding to something more hypnotic, as riders’ motions interlaced among themselves. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

In one of the RCMP Musical Ride’s routines, a man holds stationary in the centre as fellow riders canter around in a circular motion. The Musical Ride’s routine ranged from more simple synchronized riding to something more hypnotic, as riders’ motions interlaced among themselves. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Riders with the RCMP Musical Ride were largely in sync in their 12:30 p.m. performance of their routines at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. Though Staff Sergeant Maryse Quesnel, in charge of the Musical Ride as of this year, admitted the troupe “made a boo boo” in the performance, that appeared to have gone unnoticed by the crowd. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Riders with the RCMP Musical Ride were largely in sync in their 12:30 p.m. performance of their routines at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. Though Staff Sergeant Maryse Quesnel, in charge of the Musical Ride as of this year, admitted the troupe “made a boo boo” in the performance, that appeared to have gone unnoticed by the crowd. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Chips fly as a quick-handed lumberjack shows off his chainsaw skills at a logging competition at the Laughing Logger station at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. In this competition, two loggers face off in a timed match to cut a few clean slices off a log and stack them on their former log before their opponent. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Chips fly as a quick-handed lumberjack shows off his chainsaw skills at a logging competition at the Laughing Logger station at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. In this competition, two loggers face off in a timed match to cut a few clean slices off a log and stack them on their former log before their opponent. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

A woman attempts to coax her dog into jumping into the water for a ball she had earlier tossed into a pool in between competitions for at the DockDogs Canine Aquatics Competition at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. The dog, ultimately, did not make that leap of faith. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

A woman attempts to coax her dog into jumping into the water for a ball she had earlier tossed into a pool in between competitions for at the DockDogs Canine Aquatics Competition at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. The dog, ultimately, did not make that leap of faith. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

A duck flies down a slide at the close of a Saturday afternoon duck race, where several ducks jogged down a short path, up a ramp and down a slide into a pool. The first one to get their feathers wet was the winner — sadly, this poor waterfowl was not the first one in this time. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

A duck flies down a slide at the close of a Saturday afternoon duck race, where several ducks jogged down a short path, up a ramp and down a slide into a pool. The first one to get their feathers wet was the winner — sadly, this poor waterfowl was not the first one in this time. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Three small hogs duke it out for the lead, squealing around the first bend of a pig race at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. In the midst of the summer heat, these boar were ready to bear the sun and hoof it for a bit of dinner at the finish line. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Three small hogs duke it out for the lead, squealing around the first bend of a pig race at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon. In the midst of the summer heat, these boar were ready to bear the sun and hoof it for a bit of dinner at the finish line. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)