Phone: 910-875-2074


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The Carolina Horse Park’s Painted Ponies Art Walk returns to Southern Pines in 2021 -  January 30th through March 30th. The auction raised over $63,000 for the Carolina Horse Park in 2020 enabling the Park to expand its environmental, educational and equestrian events.
If you have questions about the Painted Ponies Art Walk and Auction in 2021, please contact Shannon Habenicht at:

* 2020 Painted Pony Auction Catalogue
(Catalogue photos provided by Diane McKay) 
**  New brochure will be available in early 2021 

                                  Painted Ponies Art Walk Returns in 2021! 
                                              January 30th - March 30th                          
                                                                    Carolina Horse Park Fundraiser

The Carolina Horse Park’s Painted Ponies Art Walk returns to Southern Pines in 2021 and will run from January 30 through March 30. In its second year as a fundraising event for the park, the Painted Ponies Art Walk has grown for next year to feature 12 sculptures (10 ponies and 2 smaller foals) painted by local artists. The sculptures will again line Broad Street for visitors and residents to enjoy. Designed to captivate sightseers as they shop, dine and stroll, The Painted Ponies Art Walk is anticipated to increase foot traffic in the downtown area throughout the event.

Local businesses sponsored the painted ponies that will be placed at locations along Broad Street. The 2021 sponsors are:

Artistic Kitchens & Baths
Audrey Wiggins Real Estate
BB&T now Truist
BHGRE Lifestyle Property Partners
Cabin Branch Tack Shop
Chef Warren's Bistro
Convention & Visitors Bureau of Pinehurst Southern
   Pines and Aberdeen Area
English Riding Supply
Everything Pines Partners Real Estate
Mabus Farm and General Contracting
NorthState Insurance & Advisors
Opulence and DUXIANA of Southern Pines
The Pilot
River Jack Outdoor
Southern Pines Equine Associates
Southern Whey
Twin Gates Farm
WhitLauter by Leann Parker Estate Jewellery

Local artists include Sue Byrd, Dan Dreyer, Gene Fletcher, Darlene Ivey, Jenay Jarvis, Larissa Lycholaj, Merdith Martens, Linda Nunez, Rachel Prieto, Elizabeth Schillling, Tiffany Teeter and Erin Wilson.

Sponsors, artists, equestrians and visitors viewing the Painted Ponies Art Walk are invited to use the hashtag #PaintedPoniesCHP when posting photos to social media. The Painted Ponies Auction proceeds benefit the Carolina Horse Park Foundation.

By supporting the Painted Ponies April 3 Auction, you are not only bidding on a wonderful piece of equestrian art, you are supporting the Carolina Horse Park, a key part of our equestrian community here in the Sandhills. The Painted Ponies Art Walk & Auction is a visible representation of the equestrian community for visitors as they shop, dine, and stroll around downtown. The auction will generate important revenue for CHP to support its mission of:     

  • Preserving the region’s open space
  • Providing an exceptional equestrian competition facility
  • Enhancing the region as an outstanding residential location
  • Growing the economy in our community

Click here to access our 2020 Painted Ponies Catalogue
(Catalogue photos provided by Diane McKay)

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Get in Touch with CHP!

Telephone: 910-875-2074
Fax: 910-875-4310
Email: Send CHP an Email

2814 Montrose Rd.
Raeford, NC 28376

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