First pace on Western Carolinas’ Hunter Pace CircuitPublished 10:17am Friday, October 19, 2012
The Middle Tyger Ruritans’ Hunter Pace to benefit Southeastern Children’s Home Therapy Riding was held Saturday, Sept. 15.
The first of the pace promised, and delivered, sunny skies, beautiful trails and a “welcome back” to the friendly competition. Organizers, Bob and Leslie Scott greeted riders.
There were a total of 142 riders in 68 teams, 41 in field and 101 in trail.
The optimum time for field hunter division was 58 minutes, 40 seconds.
In the field hunter division the first blue ribbon of the year went to Eileen Taylor of Lake Toxaway with a time of one hour, three minutes. Second place went to Shanna Moore of Columbus with a time of 53 minutes, 31 seconds.
Third place went to Beth Goldizen of Roebuck with a time of one hour, five minutes. Fourth place went to Tracey Hudson of Bristol, and Wendy Newbegin of Limestone with a time of one hour, seven minutes. Fifth place went to Baiba Bourbeau of Tryon with a time of one hour, eight minutes, 39 seconds. Sixth place went to Lyn Owen of Campobello with a time of one hour, eight minutes, 41 seconds.