Western Carolina Hunter Pace and Trail Ride Series
Final 2022-2023 Series Standings
Reported by Jan Smith
Although 14 events were originally scheduled, weather took a toll, leaving 11 competitions in the 2022-23 Western Carolina Hunter Pace & Trail Ride Series.
The final standings are as follows:
- Grand Champions – Amanda Jones & Linda Plummer with 67 Series points apiece
- Reserve Champion – Kathy Bethka with 40 points
- 1st Place – Asher Quinn with a count of 37 Series points
- 2nd Place – Steph Culbertson with 36 points
- 3rd Place – Stephanie Easler with 34 points earned
- 4th Place – Kayla Casura and Emily Mitchell with 31 points each
- 5th Place – Sarah Yezierski with an accumulation of 29 Series points
- 6th Place – Carol Land with 26 points earned
- 7th Place – Korie Painter with 25 points
- 8th Place – Tracie Parker and Toni VonRuden with 22 Series points apiece
- 9th Place – Janada Jay with 21 points
- 10th Place – Erin Evon has 20 points
- Bryce Knopp and Carrie & Okive Wilsye have each earned 19 Series points
- Barb DiPalma, Helen & Jacob Kaiser, and Jacqueline Wasniewski have each accumulated 17 points
- Anita Crouse, Emory Heffron, Abby Lyle, Kathryn Maynard, Ellna Perea, Andrea Stoll and Allison Thompson have earned 15 points apiece.
- Ann Fratcher and Sutton Turner have 14 Series points.
- Pat Goodson, Sophia Martin and Shanna Mauldin have each accumulated 13 points
- Jane Barrett, Andy & Anne Curell, Donna Schwind and Christine Vincent have 12 Series points each
- Mary Macy, Debra Sullivan and Stephanie Wanicka have earned 11 points
- Natalie Aiello, Mihran Dulgerofli, Shannon Jackson and Seamus Sheehan have each earned ten points this Series
- Birdie & Michael Axelrod, Katy Cowan, Anna Dunn Joyce, Natalie Lane and Suzy Nixon have nine points apiece
- Adriana Acedo, John Chatterton, Jennifer Daily, Shalise Gallaher, Jackson Harris, Sara Jackson, Allison Jewel, Taylor Lampert, Leslie Lattanzio, Cassandra Lobo, Niav Lorenzo, Elise Rogers. Andrea Thompson and Samantha Vaughn have accumulated eight points
- Lisa Broyles, Sarah Cyrill, Lucy Hooper, Laura Seilling and Camie Stockhausen have seven Series points
- Kris Astle, Rachel Butterworth-Tice, Cathy Cowan, Nicole Hatfield, Janet Johnson, Deb Jundt, Fernando Lampert, Tiffany Picheco, Emily Prozinski, Miki Razo, Jennifer Trilk and Cameron Ward each have a count of six points
- Pam Burrows has earned five Series points
- Carrie Britt, Jean Brown, Stephanie Bryant, Melissa Champion, Alexa Ciceroni, Kathryne Copeland, Mark Farino, Beth Fisher, Beth & Camille Fiszer, Daisy Fouts, Wanda Gortner, Alexis Grisham, Heather Herdman, Lanie Hines, Dixie Howell, Jacqui & Jasmine Lanier, Bella Leet, Gayla Little, Claire Moore, Lori & Zachary Moynihan, Anne Pierce, Brandon Smith, Alesa Tarallo, Jenny Taylor and Lisa Trojan have an accumulation of four points each.
- Rachel Garcia, Donna Hajek and Peter Shanahan have each earned three points.
- Two Completion points were earned by: Rachel Abrams, Savannah Adkins, Jasen Ag, Deborah Allen, Susan Anderson, Kathy Anderson, Kathy Bailey, Lily Bancroft, Keri Barker, Dorothy Bayer, Debbie Beckwith, Olivia Betigenfields, Tammy Biondi, Haddon Bugenske, Angela Cairnes, Allison & Maddie Cannon, .Desiree Castanan, Matt Casura, David Catoe, Julia & Valda Chekizka, Susannah Cord, Gena & Genevieve Crouch, Taylor Dockter, Lindsay Dolan, Ben & Kathleen Douglas, Olivia & Regan Dueker, Joleen & Thomas Eizembor, Isabelle Farmer, Sharon Fenske, Tiffany Fuller, Danielle Galli, Tot Goodwin, Anna Grace, Jane Hall, Martha Hall, Keshia Hemblin, Julie Hart, Caitlyn, Hintley, Erin Hurlbert, Diesya Hwong, Maddy Keesee, Jack Kern, Deb Kornacki, Julianne Kosel, Danielle Lamb, Katherine Lane, Sydney Langley, Elyssa LaRock, Camden Latta, Mark Leaf, Jemma Kay Leininger, Julia Lewis, Bonnie Lingerfelt, Sandra Llamas, Elizabeth Love, Nancy Lucas, Nithvi Mallipeddi, Charlene McMurray, Eva Miller, Meredith Mobley, Michelle Montgomery, Martha Morris, Dawn Morrison, Savannah Morrison, Towles Napper, Rackel Neese, Charlotte Noir, Ann O’Brien, Emily Patrick, Fern Powell, Richard Putnam, Amy Quinn, Maddie Rogers, Kimberly & Matthew Savage, Riley Shehan, Lexi Shore, Melanie Sowhiten, Raelyn Spencer, Jessica Stephens, Cristine Stitt, Michelle Summer, Gabriel Tice, Laura Treffinger, Sara Tufts, Helmuth von Bluecher, Momo Weatherby, Amy Wilcosky, Lauren Wojak, and Cindy Yoshida.
- One Attendance point each to karen Benson, Leslie Campbell, Pat Figueroa, Natasha Kersi, Gena Meredith, Courtney Mumm, Jim Ritchie and Martha Hall Shanahan.
- Champion – Jennifer & Oliva Wilson with 58 Series points earned
- Reserve Champion – Susan Angermeier with 50 points
- 1st Place –Ronnie Mann with a count of 48 points
- 2nd Place – Missy Bright and Nancy Mason with 47 points apiece
- 3rd Place – Alison Saari with 43 Series points
- 4th Place – Layla Sutton with 35 points
- 5th Place – Peggie Sullenberger with 34 points
- 6th Place – Allison Higgins and Paige Saari with 33 points apiece
- 7th Place – Anna Ginn with 29 Series points
- 8th Place – Tracie Parker with 27 Series points
- 9th Place – Tamara Bruning with 25 points
- 10th Place – Anna Bennett with 24 Series points earned
- Jillian Davis, Christina & Scott Graziano have each earned 22 points
- Emma Bridges, Autumn & Jennifer Schaefer have each earned 21 points
- Pat Goodson and Deb Zarish have earned 20 Series points apiece
- Dawn Harrison has earned 19 Series points
- Meaghan Morris has 16 points
- Kristin Ahlum, Melissa Dalton, and Maggie Rink have 15 Series points apiece
- Taylor Dockter, Cynthia McDonald, Leslie Scott and Marcy Vance have each earned 14 points
- Sandra Bailey and Michaela Burkhardt have 13 Series points
- Meg Allen and Cindy Dotson have 12 points each
- Lilah Branch, Bob Bruning, Shelby Frazier, Donna Hajek and Brandy Johnston have each earned 11 points
- Jeanie Burrell, Joleen & Tom Eizembor, Dawn Hiller and Kathleen Nebel have ten Series points apiece
- Kris Astle, Ryleigh Elizabeth Budde, Kelly Cannon, Beth Clevenger, Hollianne Haldeman, Laura Hendley, Anna Rakovskaya, Emma Scala, and Melissa VanDoren have earned nine points each
- Alexia & Mary Coker, Emma Flynn, Debbie Fowler, Kay Griffin, Megan Kinsela James, Natalie Lane, Mary Macy, Karen McManaway, Jade Menkes, Janet Sheldon and Jess Wright have eight points earned this Series
- Vivian Bruce, Elaine Czarnecki, Anna Dalton, Camille Fiszer, Allison Fleming, Amy Gosnell, Kensley Hurry, Sarah McKinney, Taylor Nelson, and Laura Seilling have earned seven points each
- Sarah Clark, Tot Goodwin, Susan Haldeman, Stephanie Jennings, Olivia Keisler, Karen Merrill, Paula Moore, Towles Napper, Erica Revelle, Dot Stipe, Hazel. Keith, Olive & Renee Wade have earned six Series points apiece
- Five points have been earned by Jeremy Ahlum, Lorelei Benkendorf, Nancy Erny, Beth Fiszer, Carolyne Groves, Elena Kuzmenka, Cynthia Milligan, Marianne Moore, Charlotte Noir, Maria Oglesby, Russell & Sally Rock, Susan Russell, Doris Saunier, Terry Shaw, Jennifer Smith, Momo Weatherby, and Hallela Wheeler
- Macy Anzur, Dorothy Bayer, Skyler Beese, Alex Campos, Bonnie Chiles, Susannah Cord, Jennifer Daily, Jeanne Griggs, Kelly Grisham, Rose Harmon, Peggy Horton, Baylon Hubes, Sandra Hyder, Anna Dunn Joyce, Kaitlyn Kubiak, Fernando & Taylor Lampert, Michelle Lee, Rebekah Maddox, Kelly McComas, Elizabeth Naik, Monika Origlio, Boots Plyler, Judith Seager, Aimee Sequin, Taryn Smedley, Kristen and Tom Stanley, Katie Tighe, Carter Wade, Lori West, Anna Whitmire, and Patricia Woods have earned four points apiece
- Deborah Allen, Payton & Sarah Cyrill, Julie Lavoie, Louise Palmer, Julia Schmidt, Ella Shaw, Patt Tarr, Christine Vincent, Aleah Wicks, and Izabella Williford each have accumulated three Series points
- Two Series points each have been earned by: Kaitlyn Adams, Mary Allen, Savannah Anderson, Karol Aschaffenburg, John Ault, Joan Barkley, Olina Beddingfield, Joelee Beitel, Kelly Black, Baiba Bourbeau, Caroline Brobst, Karen Brockway, Lauren Brooks, Julie Burnett, Pam Burrows, Donna & Kenneth Caldwell, Stacy Calvert, Kaylee Campagna, Samantha Carter, Deborah Cate, David Catoe, Justin Collinet, Katelynn Cooper, Karyna Creamer, Darek Czarnecki, Anna Daniel, Kathy & Loretta Davis, Lisa Deal, Abigail DeVries, Shealy Dominick, Lynne Driscoll, Olivia & Ryan Ducker, Katheryn Elders, Isabella Farmer, Kristin Feeback, Beth Fisher, Dorothee Germes, Alex Goins, Jane Hall, Beth Hardee, Jamie Hempen, Kelly Hicks, Meredith Hoover, Lena Howell, Caitlyn Hughes, Holly Jewel, Jennifer Johnson, Lachian Jones, Deb Jundt, Meredith Keen, Debra Kennerly, Jack Kern, Beatrice Lamb, Danielle Lamb, Jackie Lambard, Sydney Langley, Leslie Lattanzio, Harriett P Lewis, Morgan Lieske, Cassandra Lobo, Allison Lockridge, Tia Long, Elizabeth Love, Angel McGugan, Cyndi Milligan, Andrew Minaudo, Madigan Murphy, Kathy O’Connell, Gisele O’Grady, Melissa Palotta, Erin Parker, Meagan Payton-Russell, Johanna Plimpton, Anna Pope, Mellissa Porter, Richard Putnam, Mary Jane Rice, Izzy Rini, Katherine Rosback, Brittany Rudd, Raina Rushing, Megan Ryan-Kessel, Kimberly & Matthew Savage, Susan Sentell, Leslie Shealy, Sydney Shipp, Cardin Show, Abigail Shytles, Teresa Snyder, Clarissa Stevens, Ava Stone, Megan Stumbo, Mary E Sullivan, Susan Tramell, Amy Tucker, Melissa Tucker, Sutton Turner, Mahaley Wilson, Joel & Kori Wing, Miriam & Olivia Zielinski.
- One attendance point apiece has been earned by Savannah Adkins, Jean Arhrenholz, Melissa Auen, Kathy Bailey, Gabrielle Miller Beam, Meredith Benfield, Karen Benson, Carolyn & Tom Cadier, Leslie Campbell, Kat Dooley, Lynn Fitch, Gale Ford, Allison Frasier, Ann Fratcher, Jean Hamilton, Mary Beth Herbert, Dylan Charles Johnson, Beth Jones, Natasha Keresi, Sandra Larson, Daniela Leidy, Katie Malone, Sophia Martin, Shanna Mauldin, Amber McClure, Kristine Means, Brandy Miller, Khloe Miller, Josie Milweard, Jessica Palmer, Jasmine Pierce, Feliks Ptak, Gwynneth Roberts, Sandra Silver, Henley Simmons, Michael Simms, Vickie Smith, Candy Spicher, Lisa Springs, Katie Spring, Carol Stanley, Shonda Stanton, Paige Stout, Angela & Josie Thompson, Angelina Vita, and Sherry Wyatt.
The Competitions are done for the season as well as the Western Carolina Hunter Pace Series Twenty-first Annual Year End Awards Gathering held at Croft State Park on June 11th. The Series is now on summer break, but we will be setting up the new schedule and look forward to starting back up in September. So keep safe and cool over the summer, but be sure to check the schedule and come play with us next fall!!
Remember to always check the website WCHPace.org for all upcoming events, news, articles, photos, placements and contact information.
Thanks to our official photographers, Lou Smith, Katie Tighe and Amanda Towery for being at the competitions 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.
For information on the Western Carolina Hunter Pace & Trail Ride Series e-mail the Series Coordinators, at director@WCHPace.org or thru the website.