Jaripeo = Rodeo in Baiting Hollow May 29

A rodeo featuring bull riding, live music, Hispanic food and children’s games is being planned for May 29 on a farm in Baiting Hollow, according posters promoting the event.

Emma Saldierna and Edgar Morales, both from East Quogue, have applied to Riverhead Town to hold the rodeo on May 29 on Gold Rush Farms, a 48-acre farm at the corner of Sound Avenue and Oakleigh Avenue.

The event is called a “Jaripeo” —  a form of rodeo that involves bull riding and is popular in Mexico.rodeo

The posters say in Spanish that the best bulls from the ranch of Sr. Jose Campos will be featured, along with Hispanic food, face painting, games, a mechanical bull, pony rides, several musical acts and the election of a queen of the event.

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