Horsing Around:Polo taking hold in High Desert | Bent
The Source Weekly’s reporting is made possible by the power of your support. Be a part of it!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Horsing Around:Polo taking hold in High Desert

Posted By on Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 9:31 PM

It might seem counter intuitive that in the midst of the ongoing recession the newest sport take hold in the High Desert would be polo, the activity most associated with British Royalty. Regardless, the relatively young and locally based Cascade Polo Club is demonstrating that the sport has an audience here in Central Oregon. Building on the success of its recent matches at the Fraley Ranch  Tumalo,off Gosney Road, east of Bend, the club has another event scheduled for Aug. 21. The event, which also serves as a fundraiser for the Deschutes Land Trust, Sparrows Club, Redmond Humane Society and Equine Outreach, is the first in the region to be sanctioned by the US Polo Association, said organizer Dan Harrison. If you’re interested in checking out the match, the gates open  at noon on Sun. Aug. 21. The match begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free. Prizes for best men’s and women’s hats. Yes, hats, -- It’s polo. Info, campfraleyranch.com. 

Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Newsletter Signup

Get Central Oregon daily news
directly in your inbox

More by The Source Staff

  • Water Issue 2021

    Water Issue 2021

    From droughts to dams to glaciers and canoeing, there's lots to explore with water in Central Oregon
    • Jun 9, 2021
  • 2021 Summer Music Guide

    2021 Summer Music Guide

    Get your dancing shoes out from the back of the closet. These are all the shows we know about in Central Oregon this summer.
    • May 26, 2021
  • May 2021 Election Results

    May 2021 Election Results

    The latest election returns see conservative school board candidates in Bend-La Pine trounced by a 2-1 margin
    • May 18, 2021
  • More »

Latest in Bent

© 2021 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA AVE, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation