The two-person North Lake Equestrian Team competed in the third and final meet of the Equestrian season put on by OHSET at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond on the weekend of April 19, 20, and 21. Freshmen Laurena Schmidt and Nathan Gilbert represented North Lake and were sponsored by The Cowboy Dinner Tree and the ZX Ranch. Schmidt placed 14th in Western Horsemanship, 6th in Reining, 15th in Steer Daubing and 38th in Barrels.
Gilbert placed 4th in Working Rancher, 21st in Western Horsemanship, 9th in Reining, 1st in Breakaway Roping, and 7th in Steer Daubing. The two also paired up to compete in the Birangle in which they combined for 16th place.
Gilbert was a bronze medal winner and state qualifier in Working Rancher, and a gold medal winner and state qualifier in Breakaway Roping.
The State Championship will be held in Redmond from May 16-19.