There’s a bit of sophistication to the horsing around found on Raeford property. As the premier equestrian destination in North Carolina and beyond, Carolina Horse Park is named a “field of dreams for equestrians.” State of the art facilities are home to two international competitions, hunter/jumper shows, derby cross competitions, horse trials, dressage shows, clinics, schooling and training workshops. With a mission of  “preservation of open space for equestrian and recreational purposes,” the grounds are busy year round.

Gallop into Action Near Raeford Homes

Horse enthusiasts who want to be closer to the action without actually being in the saddle can register as a volunteer at the Carolina Horse Park. Staff will train volunteers-to-be before their first event. Volunteers are utilized in a variety of roles which may or may not include interaction with the animals. Learn more about volunteering here.

Raeford property owners can become part of the Carolina Club and take advantage of key benefits. Carolina Club members enjoy plenty of perks such as premium competition viewing for show jumping, cross country and dressage, dining amenities and VIP parking. Become a member today and support this wonderful venue in style.

Other events are held at Carolina Horse Park which have little to do with the beloved horses galloping around there. Nature walks held by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commision trek about in search of wildlife. Experts in charge point out feathered friends, flora and fauna, and other creatures and critters making this their Raeford home. Sports fans often make the trip down for the Extreme Adrenaline Festival. Breathtaking moments are enthusiastically cheered as skateboard, skydiving, bmx and slackline antics are performed. Check Carolina Horse Park Community Events online for the latest happenings.


Saddle up for some fun at Carolina Horse Park. Spectators are easily impressed with the range of activities planned all season long. Come see the horses compete or just to appreciate the beauty of the landscape.