Tryon Hounds Fall Hunter Pace and Trail Ride results
Published 8:00 am Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The lush green fields filled up early on the property of Jim and Noreen Cothran on North Campbell Road, the site of the Tryon Hounds Fall Hunter Pace and Trail Ride, which took place Sunday, Oct. 7.
There was a total of 38 riders in 18 teams in the Field Hunter Division.
The trail was 9 miles. The ride time for the Field Hunters was set by Kaitlyn Kubio. That time was one hour, seven minutes, 21 seconds.
First-place honors were awarded to Tim Giles, from Gaffney, with the time of 56 minutes, 51 seconds. The second-place red ribbon was awarded to Amy Christensen, from Landrum, with the time of one hour, 21 minutes, 35 seconds.
Third place was awarded to Stacey Calvert, from Hendersonville, with the time of one hour, 22 minutes, 26 seconds. Birdie and Mike Axelrod, from Columbus, nabbed fourth place with the time of one hour, 23 minutes, 23 seconds.
Fifth place was awarded to the trio of Debbie Croft, from Anderson, and Diane Hicks and Rebecca Tolson, from Pendleton, with the time of one hour, 23 minutes, 40 seconds. Rounding out the placements in the Field Hunter Division was the duo of Martha Hall and Peter Shanahan, from Mill Spring, with the time of one hour, 25 minutes, 59 seconds.
In the Trail Rider Division there were 40 riders in 20 teams. The Calculated Optimum Time was two hours, four minutes, 52 seconds.
First-place honors were awarded to the trio of Caren Crane and Nancy Klouda, from Landrum, and Leslie Shealy, from Spartanburg, with a time of two hours, five minutes, one second.
In second-place there was a tie. The first team was a trio from Asheville, Lacy Westle, Diane Wilson and beginner rider Emily Zou. Their time was two hours, five minutes, 34 seconds. The second team in the tie was solo rider Missy Bright, from Campobello. Her time was also two hours, five minutes, 34 seconds.
Fourth place was awarded to Chris and Kelly Cannon, from Roebuck, with the time of two hours, two minutes, 49 seconds. Fifth place went to another solo rider, Kathe Burklow, from Mill Spring, with the time of two hours, two minutes, 33 seconds.
Rounding out the placements in the Trail Rider Division was a trio from Hendersonville. Dawn Harrison and Carrie and Olive Wilsey had the time of two hours. 13 seconds.
Up next for the 2018-2019 Hunter Pace Series is the Greek Creek Hounds Halloween Hunter Pace, set for Sunday. This is a Hunter Place where everyone can dress up for the costume contest or just for the fun of it. The location is on Coxe Road.
Additional results and more information on the Hunter Pace Series can be found at wchpace.org.
– Submitted by Missy Bright