Congratulations to the 2018 Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event Winners

Audrey Wiggins and Spookhill At Last. Photo by Eileen Dimond Photography.

 
The 2018 Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event and Horse Trials at Southern 8ths Farm in Chesterfield, SC saw a record number of entries. For the first time in eight years running, we received over 100 entries – a true testament to the event’s growing popularity! 

We also added a Preliminary horse trials and Preliminary Three-Day this year, which makes Heart of the Carolinas the only competition in the country that offers the Classic long-format at all four available levels: Beginner Novice, Novice, Training and Preliminary.

Click here to read USEA’s report on the 2018 competition. Click here for full results and read on for a list of winners and special award recipients. 
 
USEA Classic Series Long Format Winners
Preliminary Three-Day: Jodie Potts and Wapiti Bird
Training Three-Day: Sierra Shurtz and Zach Eyed Pea
Novice Three-Day: Audrey Wiggins and Spookhill at Last
Beginner Novice Three-Day: Amy Potts and Southern Sass
 
Carolina Eventing Challenge Champions
Preliminary: Jodie Potts and Wapiti Bird
Training: Sierra Shurtz and Zach Eyed Pea
Novice: Audrey Wiggins and Spookhill at Last
Beginner Novice: Amy Potts and Southern Sass
 
Horse Trials Winners
Open Preliminary: Danielle Busbee and Fernhill Allure
Modified: Emma Reid and Love Like Crazy
Open Training: Paytin Schaeffer and Fernhill Tito
Preliminary/Training: Dana Cook and Master the Moment
Open Novice: Conor Rollins and On Target
Open Beginner Novice: Chelsea Kang and Daffy Doozies
 
Best Conditioned (Three-Day): Furl the Main, ridden by Mary Clare
 
Low Score Adult Amateur (Three-Day) : Amy Potts and Southern Sass
 
Jim Baker Memorial Horsemanship Award (Three-Day): Christiane London
 
Best Turned Out:
Preliminary Three-Day: Jodie Potts and Island Fever
Training Three-Day: Sierra Shurtz and Zach Eyed Pea
Novice Three-Day: Audrey Wiggins and Spookhill at Last
Beginner Novice Three-Day: Lorna Aho and SapphoDapphoDaphne
 
Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP)
Preliminary/Training TIP Champion: Fairway King, ridden by Lauren Turner
Modified TIP Champion: BL’s Metropolitan, ridden by Lindsey Elwell
Modified TIP Reserve: Twoggeron, ridden by Lisa Borgia
Training Three-Day TIP Champion: Highly Discreet, ridde by Amy Howes Warren 
Training Three-Day TIP Reserve: Furl the Main, ridden by Mary Clare
Open Training TIP Champion: Thorondor, ridden by Lisa Borgia
Open Training TIP Reserve: Coinjock, ridden by Alyssa Brooks
 
Novice Three-Day TIP Champion: Road Not Taken, ridden by Ruth Siegfried
Novice Three-Day TIP Reserve: Crossed Arrow’s Yeti, ridden by Courney Cook
Open Novice TIP Champion: Musical Journey, ridden by Abbigayle Merck
Open Novice TIP Reserve: Jones Player, ridden by Donald Kamenz
Beginner Novice Three-Day TIP Champion: Warrior’s Finntastic Faith, ridden by Heidi Grimm Powell
Open Beginner Novice TIP Champion: Daffy Doozies, ridden by Chelsea Kang
Open Beginner Novice TIP Reserve: Giftatnoon, ridden by Lauren Turner
 
Thank you to our competitors, incredible volunteers and generous sponsors for making this the best year yet. See you in 2019!
 
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