Western Carolina Hunter Pace & Trail Ride Series
Cumulative Series Standings at December 10th, 2017
Reported by: Jan Smith
After seven of the possible sixteen scheduled events of the 2017-18 Western Carolina Hunter Pace & Trail Ride Series, there are ties all down the line, leaving the current standings as follows:
Total # Riders: 382
Field Hunters: 144
· Marcia Headrick & Rich Neel are holding their lead with 35 Series points at this time.
· Amy Christensen is close behind to Second with 32 points.
· Amanda Aiello, Nicola Deines and Rebecca Tolson have 26 points each for a tie in Third Place.
· Debbie Croft is in Fourth with 25 points earned at this time.
· Susan Haslam and Mary Livesay currently have 22 points to put them in Fifth Place.
· Christina Goen and Emily Mitchell are in Sixth Place at this writing with 21 points each.
· Lisa Clements is in Seventh with 20 points at this writing.
· Linda Plummer has moved into Eighth Place with 18 Series points to date.
· Holly Bacola and Beth Goldizen are tied in Ninth Place with 17 points earned.
· Shannon Jackson has 15 points to date to put her in Tenth.
· Barb DiPalma has earned 14 Series points at this writing.
· Richard Putnam has an accumulation of 13 points to date.
· Anita Crouse, Diane Hicks and Danielle Lamb are currently tied with 12 Series points apiece.
· Kristen Brown, Joy Griffin, Jennifer R Smith and Jessica Thomas are tied with 11 points each at this time.
· Karen Brockway, Nancy Mason Reiss McKinney and TJ Vore have earned ten points apeice.
· Susannah Cord, Jutta Echevarria, Amanda McDonald, Dorothea Mercer, and Erin O’Dwyer have each earned nine Series points to date.
· Pam Burrows, Tim Giles, Amelia Nowicki, and J Rutlege have each earned eight points at this writing.
· Mike Bass, Kinsey Jamerson and Hyland Sheffron have accumulated seven Series points apiece to date.
· Karolin Eichler, Gabrielle Grubic, Sara Jackson, Molly Nowicki and Faith Wanicka have each earned six points at this time.
· Pam Hilsman, Janine & Tom Stenson each have five points earned at this writing.
· Jessica Ames, Mike & Roberta Axelrod, Irene Backer, Baiba Bourbeau, Candice Carr, Lydia Cox, Stephanie Easler, Caprice & Carla Fullam, Elizabeth Galloway, Susan Haldeman, Beatrice Lamb, Carol Land, Elizabeth Love, Sadie Mann, Karen Merrill, Stephanie O’Neill, Arden Pierce, Maddie Rogers, Daniel Short, Sara Sinno, Teresa Snyder, Brandon Spencer, and Stephanie Wanicka have a current accumulation of four Series points apiece.
· Anna Dalton and Ann Fratcher have three points each.
· Two Completion points earned at this time by: Lisa Baugh, Jared Beasley, Sara Borkosky, Samantha Cason, Melissa Champion, Caroline Coates, Julie Cook-Walker, Mary Cullens, Alyssa Davidson, Leslie Davies, Alice Debbs, Katya Engalichen, Julie Frederick, Eliza & Emelia Fredrick, Amy Gantt, Jennifer Gruhn, Stacy Guerra, Martha Hall, Kelly Hart, Rebecca Hedges, Desiree Hill, Lucy Hooper, Molly Hunt, Laura James, Donald S Jefferis, Dawn Kennedy, Olivia Kuo, Sydney Langley, Meghan Linder, Kaiya Mann, Roy D McMillan, Tess McNally, Sydney Miles, Catherine Mooneyham, Claire Moore, Connie Moore, Kay Mott, Cheryl & Stagg Newman, Paula Nguen, Mary Oliphant, Lyn & Ted Owen, Neil Parnes, Harold Pfeiffer, Jane Patten Polk, Monique Ravesloot, Sylvia Riaale, Diane Roemer, Elise Rogers, Trinity Ross, K.C. Scott, Peter Shanahan, Bailey Sheehan-Watson, Emma Skelton, Jenny Taylor, Emily Thomas, Heidi & Tom Trull, Jari Walther, Felicia Wichtman, Lisa & Shane Woodson and Sanders Wyatt.
· Bryan & Melanie Baire and Catherine Gillet have each earned one Series point to date.
Trail Riders: 238
· Nikki Hynes and Jennifer Smith are currently tied for the lead with 25 Series points.
· Llyn Josef has moved up and into Second Place with 24 Series points.
· Darleen Bullock, Lynn Fitch and Debbie Knebel are currently tied in Third with 23 points.
· Molly Watson is in Fourth Place with 22 points at this time.
· DeAnna Norton and Diane Wilson are currently tied in Fifth with 21 Series points to date.
· Lori Kunkel has Sixth Place with 20 points at this writing.
· Ronnie Mann is in Seventh with a current count of 17 points.
· Missy Bright has jumped up into Eighth with 16 Series points to date.
· Michelle Drum, Erin Fletcher and Forrest Samuels are currently tied in Ninth Place with 15 points earned apiece.
· Kristin Hiller Ahlum, Val DeVine, Laura Hendley, Arlene Lulavage, and Bobby Turner are in Tenth Place at this writing with 13 Series Points each.
· Peggy Horton and Sherry Wyatt are tied at this time with 12 points apiece.
· Ciara DeNardo and Connie Moore have earned ten points to date.
· Susannah Birch, Linda & Wayne Farris, Elizabeth Gregory, Emily Northey, Gene Pitts, Jerah Sowinski, Greenlee & William Taylor and Lacy Westle have each earned nine points to date.
· Lisa Alford, Chloe Bosshard, Julie Frederick, Caren Harris, Kathy Knutson, Lin Martin, Mitzi Mayhew, Nicole Mills, Paula Moore, Debora Pearl, Kim Randall, Annette Spencer, Jenna Stutts, Lisa Trojan, Stacie Wadsworth, and Nancy Wiggins have earned eight Series points apiece.
· Tara Boyce, Andrea Davis, Charla Draper, Suess Fraser, Susie Justus Hill, Gena Meredith, Cynthia Milligan, Meaghan Morris, Sandy Rhodes, Jan Smith, and Jess Wright have each earned seven Series points at this time.
· Sharon Capps, Kathy Davis, Sandra Hyder, Karim Shihata, Melissa VanDoren, Emily Wampler, and Jennifer Wilson have six points each at this time.
· Nicole Aguilar, Caroline Coates, Lisa Kotallik, and Kathleen Nebel have five Series points to date.
· Brittany Annis, Gail Bolt, Cam Brandon, Cheyenne Davis, Jill Davis, Kevin Ester, Rita Garrison, Mary Beth Herbert, Skylar Hill, Elaine & Michaela Hughes, Grace Karegeannes, Nancy Klouda, Reiss McKinney, Reed & Roanne McNutt, Mallie Merck, Amy Mims, Barb Oklesen, Reuben Parton, Josie Thompson, Jillian Wodridge, and Glenda Wolf, have each earned four points apiece at this writing.
· Maddie Brown, Kimberly Hannu, Debra Kennerly, and Samantha Seay each have a current count of three Series points.
· Two Series points each have been earned by: Jeremy Ahlum, Korie Albright, Jordan Anderson, Zane Annis, Auburn Bailey, Margo Barrett, Katelyn Bearden, Karen Benson, Matt Boles, Chris Bonary, Alexis Botchie, Baiba Bourbeau, Marcia Bowen, Tammi Bruning, Jeanie Burrell, Pam Burrows, Elizabeth & Grace Caldwell, Kelly Cannon, Sheila Coppersmith, Debbie Craycraft, Natalie Crombie, Benay Daniel, Kat Dooley, Katheryn Eilders, Amanda Fisher, Sherry Garnes, Terra Garrison, Andrea Gentry, Kayla Gonzalez, Joy Griffin, Jennifer & Kathryn Gruhn, Susan Haldeman, Clara Hale, Paula Hammond, Cindy Hansult, Harper Hockaday, Lucy Hooper, Ann & Tony Hubbuch, Sandra Hunter, Patricia Iacomini, Kinsey Jamerson, Lori James, Ginny Jennings, Brandy Johnston, Ann Jordan, Jen & Kate Keilman, Claire Kennedy, Cathy Kirkland, Lydia Kolbas, Beatrice Lamb, Danielle Lamb, Carla & Sydney Langley, Yara LaPointe, Janet Leatherwood, Rhonda Lewis, Geraldine u/d Mark, Kristen McAuster, Amanda McDonald, Bridget Mercer, Karen Merrill, Sydney Miles, Marianne Moore, Jessica Nelson, Rachel O’Brien, Erin O’Dwyer, Anna Oglesby, Ashley Outlaw, Beverly Ozmon, Amy Palmer, Neil Parnes, Nancy Patterson, Elizabeth Peacock, Ditte Phillips, Boots Plyler, Jane Patten Polk, Valerie Quinn, Taylor Reed, Janna Ritacco, Jaime Robertson, Sally Rock, Diane Roemer, Leslie Scott, Johnna Sharp, Leslie Shealy, Hyland Sheffron, Teresa Snyder, Kayla Stacy, Paula Stathakis, Suzanne Stettler, Shelby Stewart, Yasmin Straitiff, Kristi Suber, Ivey Sumrell, Sydney Swenson, David & Donna Taylor, Emily Thomas, Jessica Thomas, Michelle Townsend, Christy Anne Traylor, Jennifer Trilli, Heidi Trull, Joseph Vasquez, Susan Wallahora, Di Wang, Dan, Kay & Laura Wellbaum, Laurie Whitaker, Tracie Williams, Carolina & Robin Wilson, Maxine Winesett, Kris Wynne, and Mary-Ladd Yatts-Yonkman.
· One point apiece has been earned to date by Julie Alexander, Janet Cummings, Bob & Terri Davenport, Karinn Delap, Jennifer Evans, John Hicks, Kristen Hughes, Cindy King, Beth & Craig Looper, Denise Ritacco, C.R. & Carol Stanley, and Janet & Alexander Stone.
We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming events. Mark your calendars and ride with us when the Series picks back up after a break for the Christmas Holidays.
Events will start again on Saturday, January 6th with the SC Upstate Equine Council at Clemson, followed by The Foothills Riding Club’s Inaugural Hunter Pace on Saturday, February 3rd, and the new Cannon Equine’s Ride for the Rowleys to help fellow equestrians after the devastation in Florida scheduled for Sunday, February 18th. The Series will continue straight thru May, so be sure to check the schedule and come play with us!!
Always remember to check the website WCHPace.org for all upcoming events, news, articles, photos, placements and contact information.
Thank you to our photographer, Lou Smith, for being at every event to capture the riders and their mounts as they fly over jumps, canter through the fields and enjoy the beautiful area trails. Hit “Store” on the website to view the pictures. If you like, you can place an order online.