HOTC 2018

Join us May 2-6, 2018 for the eighth annual Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event and Horse Trials at Southern 8ths Farm in Chesterfield, SC! Please check this page for important announcements and visit the links below for more information about the 2018 event.

Thank you to our fantastic sponsors for their support! 
*Scroll to the bottom of this page to learn about available sponsorship opportunities*

*NEW! We are offering a Preliminary Three-Day and Preliminary Horse Trials for the first time!

*We will not be offering YEH/FEH, Preliminary CT/Derby or CAT divisions this year. 

Our 2018 Clinicians are Carol Kozlowski, Holly Hepp Hudspeth, Kim Keeton, DVM, show jumping course designer Chris Barnard, cross-country course designer John Michael Durr. Our officials are there to help you, too–President of the Ground Jury, Janis Linnan; Ground Jury member, Amy Nichols; Technical Delegate Sue Smithson.

Official Photographer
Eileen Dimond

Official Videographer
RNS Video Media

Food Truck
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Event Info

About the 2018 Event | Omnibus Listing | Travel Information 

Carolina Eventing Challenge Registration Form

Social Media

Official hashtag: #HOTC3day

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


Join us for a welcome party on Thursday night!

We will not have a full dinner on Saturday night, but there will be hors d’oeuvres while we watch the Kentucky Derby.

Become a Sponsor: Our amazing sponsors support the event financially as well as offer an array of prizes for competitors. All sponsors get signage, exposure on our website and social media pages, appear in our printed materials and press releases, and can include samples/promotional materials in prize bags. Avenues of sponsorship include financial support, donations of goods or services as awards, prizes, and more.

Many levels of participation are available. Click here to view financial support opportunities for as low as $200. For more information, you may email our sponsorship coordinator directly: Erica Pawlak, 


Did you know that the Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event and Horse Trials at Southern 8ths Farm is supported by a 501c3? All financial sponsorships are tax-deductible! You may also make a tax-deductible donation and help support the continuation of this incredible event.