Western Carolina Hunter Pace & Trail Ride Series
Cumulative Series Standings at March 21st, 2018
Reported by: Jan Smith
After eleven of the revised total of fifteen expected events of the 2017-18 Western Carolina Hunter Pace & Trail Ride Series, the ties have again shifted, leaving the current standings as follows:
Total # Riders: 459
Field Hunters: 170
· Marcia Headrick & Rich Neel continue to hold their lead with 57 Series points at this writing.
· Debbie Croft is in Second with 48 points earned at this time.
· Rebecca Tolson is in Third with a current count of 41 Series points.
· Nicola Deines has remained in Fourth Place with 36 points earned to date.
· Amy Christensen, Christina Goen, Beth Goldizen and Emily Mitchell are tied in Fifth with 34 points to date.
· Linda Plummer is in Sixth Place with an accumulation of 33 Series points.
· Amanda Aiello is currently in Seventh with 32 points.
· Susan Haslam is in Eighth Place with 24 points earned to date.
· Lisa Clements has moved up into Ninth with 23 Series points.
· Mary Livesay is currently in Tenth with 22 points.
· Karolin Eichler and Gabrielle Grubic have earned 21 Series points apiece to date.
· Richard Putnam has 20 points at this writing.
· Holly Bacola, Joy Griffin, and Jessica Thomas have earned 17 points.
· Pam Burrows has 16 Series points at this time.
· Jessica Ames, Sara Jackson, and Shannon Jackson have 15 points apiece to date.
· Barb DiPalma, Tim Giles, Diane Hicks, and TJ Vore have earned 14 Series points at this writing.
· Susan Haldeman currently has 13 points.
· Anita Crouse, Stephanie Easler, Danielle Lamb, and Faith Wanicka are currently tied with 12 Series points apiece.
· Kristen Brown, Jennifer R Smith, and Jenny Taylor have earned 11 points each at this time.
· Karen Brockway, Nancy Mason, Reiss McKinney, Brandon Spencer, and Stephanie Wanicka have earned ten points apiece.
· Candice Carr, Susannah Cord, Jutta Echevarria, Amanda McDonald, Dorothea Mercer, and Erin O’Dwyer have each earned nine Series points to date.
· Amelia Nowicki and J Rutlege have each earned eight points at this writing.
· Mike Bass, Amy Gantt, Kinsey Jamerson and Hyland Sheffron have accumulated seven Series points apiece to date.
· Carla Fullam, Karen Merrill, Molly Nowicki and Teresa Snyder have each earned six points at this time.
· Chloe Bosshard, Audrey Haines, Pam Hilsman, Janine & Tom Stenson, and Tara & Terry Wyatt each have five points earned at this writing.
· Mike & Roberta Axelrod, Irene Backer, Baiba Bourbeau, Lydia Cox, Alice Dobbs, Caprice Fullam, Elizabeth Galloway, Beatrice Lamb, Carol Land, Elizabeth Love, Sadie Mann, Catherine Mooneyham, Stephanie O’Neill, Arden Pierce, Jane Patten Polk, Maddie Rogers, Daniel Short, Sara Sinno and Marianne Williams have a current accumulation of four Series points apiece.
· Brandon Blankenship, Anna Dalton, Ally Forstka, Ann Fratcher, Amy Jo & Ashly Guinn, Reed McNutt, Maddie Waugh, and Roanne Welsh have three points each.
· Two Completion points earned at this time by: Tiffany Aurelt, Lisa Baugh, Jared Beasley, Sara Borkosky, Samantha Cason, Melissa Champion, Caroline Coates, Julie Cook-Walker, Mary Cullens, Alyssa Davidson, Leslie Davies, Katya Engalichen, Kate Fosberry, Julie Frederick, Eliza & Emelia Fredrick, Jennifer Gruhn, Stacy Guerra, Martha Hall, Kelly Hart, Rebecca Hedges, Betty Hill, 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, Claire Moore, Connie Moore, Kay Mott, Cheryl & Stagg Newman, Paula Nguen, Maria Oglesby, Mary Oliphant, Kaitlyn & Shawna Owen, Lyn & Ted Owen, Natalie Owens, Neil Parnes, Harold Pfeiffer, Monique Ravesloot, Allison Rhyne, Sylvia Riaale, Diane Roemer, Elise Rogers, Trinity Ross, K.C. Scott, Peter Shanahan, Bailey Sheehan-Watson, Emma Skelton, Lisa Steele, Donna Thomas, Emily Thomas, Heidi & Tom Trull, Samantha Vaugh, Jari Walther, Jacqueline Wasniewski, Courtney Weeks, Felicia Wichtman, Lisa & Shane Woodson and Sanders Wyatt.
· Bryan & Melanie Baire and Catherine Gillet have each earned one Series point to date.
Trail Riders: 289
· Jennifer Smith is holding the lead with 45 Series points earned to date.
· Nikki Hynes is in Second Place with a current count of 42 points.
· Ronnie Mann is in Third with 39 points at this time.
· Missy Bright, Darleen Bullock, Lynn Fitch & Debbie Knebel are currently tied in Fourth Place with 38 points at this writing.
· Llyn Josef has moved into Fifth with 26 Series points.
· DeAnna Norton is in Sixth with 23 points to date.
· Kristin Hiller Ahlum and Molly Watson are currently tied in Seventh Place with 22 points at this time.
· Diane Wilson is in Eighth with 21 Series points.
· Lori Kunkel is in Ninth Place with 20 Series points to date.
· Boots Plyler and Bobby Turner have earned 19 points each to put them in a tie for Tenth Place at this writing.
· Arlene Lulavage is currently first out of the ribbons with an accumulation of 17 points.
· Michelle Drum, Erin Fletcher, Laura Hendley, Forrest Samuels, and Jennifer Wilson are currently tied with 15 points earned apiece.
· Janet Burzlaff, Peggy Horton, Greenlee & William Taylor and Sherry Wyatt are tied at this time with 14 Series points earned to date.
· Valaria DeVine has 13 Series Points at this time.
· Jan Smith has earned 12 points.
· Kathy Davis, Jerah Sowinski, and Melissa VanDoren have each earned 11 Series points to date.
· Ciara DeNardo, Kristen Hughes, Lin Martin, Karen Merrill, Connie Moore, Paula Moore, and Teresa Snyder have each earned ten points to date.
· Jeremy Ahlum, Susannah Birch, Tara Boyce, Linda & Wayne Farris, Elizabeth Gregory, Natalie Hyatt, Kinsey Jamerson, Gena Meredith, Emily Northey, Erin O’Dwyer, Barb Oklesen, Gene Pitts, Hyland Sheffron, Cheryl Thorp, and Lacy Westle have each earned nine points to date.
· Lisa Alford, Katelyn Bearden, Chloe Bosshard, Julie Frederick, Caren Harris, Kathy Knutson, Mitzi Mayhew, Hannah & Sarah McClintock, Nicole Mills, Debora Pearl, Kim Randall, Annette Spencer, Jenna Stutts, Lisa Trojan, Stacie Wadsworth, and Nancy Wiggin have earned eight Series points apiece.
· Andrea Davis, Charla Draper, Suess Fraser, Susie Justus Hill, Jaclyn McElhaney, Amy Meyer, Cynthia Milligan, Meaghan Morris, Sandy Rhodes, Leslie Shealy, Ryker Sheffron, and Jess Wright have each earned seven Series points at this time.
· Brittany Annis, Kristen Brown, Sharon Capps, Anna Dalton, Ann Fratcher, Sandra Hyder, Valerie Quinn, Karim Shihata, and Emily Wampler have six points each at this time.
· Nicole Aguilar, Jacklyn Bonner, Caroline Coates, Bob & Terri Davenport, Susan Haslam, Lisa Kotallik, and Kathleen Nebel have five Series points to date.
· Auburn Bailey, Gail Bolt, Cam Brandon, Cheyenne Davis, Jill Davis, Kevin Ester, Caprice & Carla Fullam, Rita Garrison, Clara Hale, Mary Beth Herbert, Skylar Hill, Elaine & Michaela Hughes, Ginny Jennings,Grace Karegeannes, Nancy Klouda, Reiss McKinney, Reed & Roanne McNutt, Mallie Merck, Amy Mims, Marianne Moore, Kay Mott, Beverly Ozmon, Reuben Parton, Nancy Patterson, Diane Roemer, Josie Thompson, Heidi Trull, Glenda Wolf, and Jillian Woolridge and have each earned four points apiece at this writing.
· Baiba Bourbeau, Maddie Brown, Carol Callahan, Kimberly Hannu, Lucy Hooper, Ann & Tony Hubbuch, Debra Kennerly, Beatrice Lamb, Taylor Reed, Sally Rock, Samantha Seay, Paula Stathakis, and Jennifer Trilk each have a current count of three Series points.
· Two Series points each have been earned by: Korie Albright, Jordan Anderson, Zane Annis, Ashley Autrey, Margo Barrett, Karen Benson, Vicki Bertsch, Laura Bierly, Matt Boles, Chris Bonary, Alexis Botchie, Marcia Bowen, Tammi Bruning, Kathy Bucks, Jeanie Burrell, Pam Burrows, Elizabeth & Grace Caldwell, Stacy Calvert, Kelly Cannon, Sheila Coppersmith, Debbie Craycraft, Natalie Crombie, Janet Cummings, Benay Daniel, Kat Dooley, Katheryn Eilders, Amanda Fisher, Sherry Garnes, Terra Garrison, Andrea Gentry, Danelle German, Sara Gibbens, Kayla Gonzalez, Katie Gordon, Joy Griffin, Jennifer & Kathryn Gruhn, Amy Jo & Ashly Guinn, Susan Haldeman, Paula Hammond, Cindy Hansult, Jana Hinely, Harper Hockaday, Sandra Hunter, Patricia Iacomini, Lori James, Brandy Johnston, Ann Jordan, Jen & Kate Keilman, Claire Kennedy, Cathy Kirkland, Lydia Kolbas, Danielle Lamb, Carla & Sydney Langley, Yara LaPointe, Anna & Daniel LaVigne, Janet Leatherwood, Rhonda Lewis, Geraldine u/d Mark, Kristen McAuster, Amanda McDonald, Cindy McNeely, Bridget Mercer, Sydney Miles, Crystal Montoya, Jessica Nelson, Rachel O’Brien, Anna Oglesby, Ashley Outlaw, Karyn Owen, Amy Palmer, Neil Parnes, Elizabeth Peacock, Ditte Phillips, Jane Patten Polk, Laurel Pyatt, Janna Ritacco, Jaime Robertson, Leslie Scott, Johnna Sharp, Paul Sloan, Cindy Smith, Jennifer R Smith, Kayla Stacy, Suzanne Stettler, Shelby Stewart, Yasmin Straitiff, Mandy Su, Kristi Suber, Ivey Sumrell, Sydney Swenson, David & Donna Taylor, Emily Thomas, Jessica Thomas, Michelle Townsend, Christy Anne Traylor, Joseph Vasquez, Susan Wallahora, Di Wang, Dawn Ware, Dan, Kay & Laura Wellbaum, Laurie Whitaker, Tracie Williams, Carolina & Robin Wilson, Emily Wilson, Maxine Winesett, Kris Wynne, and Mary-Ladd Yatts-Yonkman.
· One point apiece has been earned to date by David & Jeanne Ahrenholz, Julie Alexander, Karl Alexander, Anthony Cone, Mary Cullen, Karinn Delap, Jennifer Evans, John Hicks, Elaine & Hugh Hobbs, Barbara Ketcham, Cindy King, Deb Kornacki, Beth & Craig Looper, Ron Piccari, Richard Putnam, Nathan Rabensteine, Allison Rhyne, Denise Ritacco, C.R. & Carol Stanley, Alexander & Janet Stone, and Gloria Verrecchio.
We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming events. Mark your calendars and ride with us as we move into spring. The next event in the 2017-18 Series will be the Tryon Hounds Spring Hunter Pace on Sunday, April 8th. That will be followed by the River Valley Pony Club’s Spring Hunter Pace and Trail Ride scheduled for Sunday, April 22nd. Which will, in turn, be followed by the FENCE Spring Hunter Pace and Trail Ride set for Sunday, May 13th, and we’ll finish the Series competitions at Scotsgrove Farm on Saturday, May 26th. Then don’t forget, our Year End Gathering & Awards is set in late June, 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.
Thanks 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.