Golden’s Bridge Hounds spring hunter pace event a success
The Golden’s Bridge Hounds spring hunter pace event was a big success Sunday. Under cool and sunny skies, a total of 88 riders representing 36 teams came out to Baxter Preserve Sunday morning to compete in the group’s annual event which challenges teams of 2-3 equestrians to complete a course of 7 -8 miles as close to a set pace time as possible.
In the hunt division, riders set off on the course with an optimum time of 50 minutes. Winners Kate Greenberg and Davar Parvin finished in 51 minutes and 50 seconds, just under two minutes off the pace time. Right behind them in second place were Alison Estabrook, Michael Handler and Fred Soward, who finished in 51:58. Third place went to Katherine Hotaling and Cassie Wellhausen, who finished in 54:41.
In the pleasure division, 45 riders competed on 19 teams. Clara Lisle and Hannah Propst took first place, finishing in 1:09:28, just 9 minutes and 28 seconds off the pace time. Runners up were Kate Gardiner, Melissa Kemp and Zoe Zanateas who finished in 1:13:27 and Emily Correale, Katryna Margolies and Sundus Shaheryar who finished in 1:13:34.
In the junior division, a total of 15 riders competed on 6 teams. The winning team, Maya Nell and Rachel Landoline, finished within 9 minutes of the pace time. Isabella Schubert and James Cassidy finished in 2nd place and Sara Carter and Lincoln Cramer rounded out the top 3.
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