North Salem’s Dixon Qualifies For OHSET State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.– Having already qualified to State in In-Hand Trail, North Salem’s Emily Dixon took full advantage of Saturday’s Obstacle Course with Fancy as practice entering the Big Show in May at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond Mother’s Day Weekend. “We’ve been doing very good.  She’s a pro at it…

Onto State For Santiam’s Fencl

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.– There was some fear entering the third and final that the combination of Honey and Santiam’s Hannah Fencl won’t be able to run Barrels and Keyhole Sunday afternoon at the Linn County Fairgrounds. Honey, a 15-year-old horse, developed an abscess on one of her hooves that sidelines the athlete…

Just Having Fun

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com REDMOND, Ore.– As the girls of the Cascade OHSET team arrived and opened the first day of the OHSET State Meet at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds, it wasn’t until Thursday night when they saw their first action of the Meet when the District Winning Drill Team went out into the Main…

Filling The Ranks

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com REDMOND, Ore.–  The Scio Drill team didn’t compete in their last Meet leading up to the OHSET State Meet this weekend at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds due to a freak accident involving Alexus Franklin and her horse that took them out of the District Meet a few short weeks ago in…

Geiling, Jetta Run Three Events In First Day Of OHSET State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com REDMOND, Ore.–  The dirt in the Sagebrush Arena at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds was thicker than what Sprague’s Autumn Geiling and her horse Jetta were used when they opened the first day of the OHSET State Championships in Redmond Thursday, but hey, they still made it work and competed well. The…

One Last District Go-Around For Sprague’s Geiling

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  As the third meet of the season, the District Meet, wrapped up Sunday afternoon at the Linn County Fairgrounds, their was plenty of tears to go around for some of the seniors who were still around when it ended. In the walkway in between the Calapooia Arena where they…

Cascade Equestrian Takes First In Drill And The Special Moment

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Dressed in their white button-up shirts and black pants, the Cascade Equestrian Drill team of Lena Davies, Kassie Holmes, Nicole Garski and Hope Riesterer rode into the arena to a remix of Fall Out Boys ‘Light ‘Em Up’ and Imagine Dragons ‘Radioactive’, merging together after being split up to two separate gates to start…