Cross-Country Day at So8ths

It was another exciting day at Southern 8ths Farm for the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas,” on Saturday, May 4. Beginner Novice, Novice and Training level riders challenged a course designed by well-known course designer Tremaine Cooper and built by Tyson … [Read more...]

So8ths/Nikon HOTC Three-Day Event Officially Starts with Cannon Fired

This year’s So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas” kicked off with a cannon being fired in front of the signature jump for this year’s event. It was an explosive beginning to this year’s event. Read Article - examiner Click here to view slideshow. … [Read more...]

Dressage Riders Love So8ths/Nikon Long Format

On Friday, May 3, competitors in three different divisions rode Dressage tests in the beautifully manicured Southern 8ths arena for the So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event in the “Heart of the Carolinas.” The riders, who traveled from several different states, seemed thrilled with the first day of the … [Read more...]

Educational Day at Southern 8ths Long Format Breathes New Life into an Old Classic

So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event Off to a Great Start What a brilliant first day! The annual So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event held at Southern 8ths Farm in Chesterfield, SC keeps setting new standards. This year the educational day on May 2 garnered rave reviews from competitors and officials. “I … [Read more...]

Educational Day at Southern 8ths

“We’re judging the forest, not the trees.” Smithson explained her expectations for Dressage. “Ride the horse, then ride the test and get the most out of your horse.” She explained that many people concentrate on the test rather than the horse. Read Article - What's Happenin' … [Read more...]

Educational Day at Southern 8ths Long Format Breathes New Life into an Old Classic

So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event Off to a Great Start What a brilliant first day! The annual So8ths/Nikon Three-Day Event held at Southern 8ths Farm in Chesterfield, SC keeps setting new standards. This year the educational day on May 2 garnered rave reviews from competitors and officials. “I … [Read more...]

Horses in action!

Check out these photos to see the beauty of horses in action no matter what discipline they are doing. It could be the elegance of dressage, the endurance of the eventer or the agility of the show jumper. No matter what the sport it's thrilling to watch them negotiate a course or navigate their way … [Read more...]

Whoa Dammit!

By Brad Turley So how did I become an Eventer? My story is pretty straightforward. I have an 18+hh, 1800 lb. draft cross named Sudden Impact a.k.a. Whoa Dammit. He’s a little strong, a bit forward, thinks pretty highly of himself and strikes his own path in life. I bought him about six years ago … [Read more...]

Southern 8ths’ Classy Combined Training Event

Southern 8ths’ classy Combined TrainingEvent Gets Rave Reviews Join us as a volunteer and you can be part of the action! May 3-5, 2013 Chesterfield, SC — February 19, 2013 – Imagine being at an Olympic-type event—right here in South Carolina!  Southern 8ths Farm in Chesterfield has a world … [Read more...]

Fast Facts

PRESS CONTACT Press Link PR, Diana De Rosa Email: dderosa1@optonline.net Phone Number: 516-848-4867 LOCATION Southern 8ths Farm 5031 Jackson Road West Chesterfield, SC 29709 (843) 623-5005 Fax: 843-623-3310 Web Sites Web Site about Facilities: www.so8ths.com Facebook: … [Read more...]