HOTC 2017

Join us May 3-7, 2017 for the seventh 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 2017 event.

*IMPORTANT Schedule Change* For the 2017 event ALL DRESSAGE for the three-days, horse trials, Prelim-CT and CAT divisions will take place on FRIDAY, May 5.

*Please note the PRELIMINARY-COMBINED TEST jumping phase is a styled like a derby with both stadium and cross country jumps.

*The new USEA FEH 4-Year-Old division has been added to the Young Event Horse and Future Event Horse competition on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Official Photographer
Eileen Dimond

Official Videographer
RNS Video Media


Event Info

Three-Day Results | Horse Trials Results

Entry Status | Ride Times |Provisional Schedule

About the 2017 Event | Omnibus Listing | Travel Information 

Carolina Eventing Challenge Registration Form

Press Releases

HOTC 2017: Long Live the Long Format!

Arbor One Farm Credit Signs on as Volunteer Appreciation Sponsor

New Design and Build Team for Cross Country and Show Jumping

Young Horse Divisions Added to 2017 HOTC [Updated March 17, 2017]

The Carolina Eventing Challenge Returns to HOTC!

Social Media

Official hashtag: #HOTC3day

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Saturday Night Competitor Party
…with music from Rock N Soul, a tasty dinner and live showing of the Kentucky Derby!