Competitors wait for the turn in the Oregon State Fairgrounds' Historic Horse Stadium during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

More than 70 competitors converged on the Historic Horse Stadium at the Oregon State Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday to compete in the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling. After a three-year hiatus, competitors ranging in age from five years old to over 70 came together to compete in categories such as Western Pleasure, Horsemanship and Hunt Seat Equitation.

Denys Buss, of Portland, warms up before her hunt seat competition during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Jeannie Gretz, of Hillsboro, gets ready while sitting on her horse, Bennett, prior to competing in the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Addison Hindman, of Hillsboro, rides her horse into the arena during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Molly Perrine, right, of Tacoma, Wash., holds on to the reins of horse The Jerry Maguire as rider Ava Linton, of Battle Ground, Wash., adjusts the saddle during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Judges watch as a rider competes in Hunt Seat Equitation during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Victoria Allen, of Boring, rides her horse Versace while competing in Hunt Seat Equitation during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Bands in the mane of a horse owned by Addison Hindman of Hillsboro during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Competitors wait for the turn in the Oregon State Fairgrounds' Historic Horse Stadium during the Oregon Paint Horse Club Spring Fling on Sunday, March 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

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