More than 100 riders are expected in Redmond this weekend as the Central Oregon District of Oregon High School Equestrian Teams (OHSET) kicks off its 2013 season with a three-day meet. The competition runs Friday through Sunday in the Hooker Creek Event Center at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center.
Events at the indoor arena are planned to get under way at approximately 8:30 a.m. each day.
High schools to be represented at the meet include Bend, Mountain View, Summit, Redmond, Ridgeview, Madras, Crook County, La Pine, Sisters and Trinity Lutheran, along with The Dalles Wahtonka, Pendleton, North Lake, Sherman, Dufur and Imbler.
Riders at this weekend’s district meet are competing to qualify for the 2013 OHSET state championship meet, set for May 16-19 at the fairgrounds in Redmond. Central Oregon District meets are also scheduled for March 29-31 and April 19-21, all at the Deschutes fairgrounds.
The district events are free to spectators. Vendors will be on site during this weekend’s competition.
—Bulletin staff report