Activities Calendar

The Heart of the Carolinas organizers host several activities at Southern 8ths Farm throughout the year as fundraisers to help cover the high costs of running a three-day event. Profits from any of the events listed on this page will go directly to supporting the May 2-6, 2018 Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event and Horse Trials.

Cross Country Schooling Day – November 4, 2017

Water, ditches, banks, plus many permanent and portable fences from Beginner Novice through Preliminary. Approved helmets, safety vest, and medical armband required for jumping. Negative coggins required. Register in the show office upon arrival. You must sign releases before riding! $40 per horse.

Fall Hunter Pace – November 4, 2017

Bring your friends and ride for up to two hours on our beautiful, groomed trails. All jumps optional.

HILLTOP: 220 meters/minute
ROCK & ROLL: 300 meters/minute


Riders will be started on the trails from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 4.

  • Negative coggins and signed releases required.
  • Helmets required for hunter pace riders under 18 and strongly encouraged for hunter pace riders 18+.
  • Awards through sixth place to the team that gets closest to the optimum time for each level.
  • A “team” may consist of a single rider or multiple riders competing together. Awards will be mailed at the conclusion of the event.

USEA Educational Activity Release Form
Southern 8ths Farm Release Form

Holly Hepp Hudspeth Eventing Clinic – November 4-5, 2017

All levels through Preliminary are welcome. Group show jumping and cross country sessions, unmounted Q&A, BYOB and pizza dinner. $300 clinic fee plus stabling. RV hookups available upon request.

Clinic Registration Form
USEA Educational Activity Release Form
Southern 8ths Farm Release Form

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