Phone: 910-875-2074


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The Carolina Horse Park’s Painted Ponies Auction was a great success! Over $114,000 raised, Much appreciation to the artists and sponsohrs. Thanks to everyone that supported The Park to help raise money to expand environmental, educational & equestrian events.

* Painted Ponies Brochure
(Catalogue photos provided by Diane McKay)
* Painted Ponies in the News

                                Painted Ponies Auction LIVE and ONLINE
                                        Saturday, April 3rd 5:00 - 6:30pm                                                                              Carolina Horse Park Changes Course with Park Fundraiser


LIVE and ONLINE with Professional Auctioneer, Ben Ferrell.

Register now to bid on your favorite Painted Pony. Credit cards are required to bid so make sure to add a card to your profile during registration. There will also be several raffles to win and a Fund a Need donation opportunity. The Fund a Need will focus on raising funds to build permanent bathroom facilities at the Park!

  • Auction begins at 5pm on Saturday, April 3
  • It’s free to register and watch
  • To bid, buy raffle tix or donate to the Fund A Potty a credit card must be linked to your account
  • To link a CC ... click on the 3 lines on the top right of the auction site, then click ‘profile’. A box will pop up on the screen, scroll up and click ‘add card’
  • On sale now - there are $25 raffle tix for lessons with Will Coleman, Will Faudree, Mark Weissbecker, Bobby Costello and Candy Allen 
  • Fund A Potty donations go directly to building permanent bathrooms at the Park 
  • Ponies will be auctioned off one at a time with our professional auctioneers
  • All devices linked to the internet can be used to view/bid, however some internet services are slower than others, so be mindful of where you are ‘attending’ the Auction

    And finally, get ready to bid abs have some fun!

~ All proceeds from the Auction benefit the Carolina Horse Park Foundation ~. 

                                  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)

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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