Southern Horse Festival

The 2015 Southern Horse Festival to be held at the Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh November 20-22 has been postponed.  The Southern Horse Festival will be back in 2016 and will be even better.

The final Extreme Trail Horse Challenge will now be held on Saturday, November 21, at Barnhill Dairy in Greenville.

We will be crowning a new Miss Southern Horse Festival and Jr. Miss Southern Horse Festival.  Look for more details as they become available.  To enter the pageant, complete the application below and return to the NCHC Office.

Miss SHF Application 2015


Miss SHF 2014 Kaylee and Mina



Southern Horse Festival – Lumberton

The North Carolina Horse Council will be holding the “Cowboy Up!” event in Lumberton at the Southeastern Ag Center to help raise money for stalls.  The event this year is scheduled for September 11-13.  The line-up of events has not been set, so check back for all the details.  There are also various sponsorship opportunities available.

The Lumberton Visitors Bureau will be a sponsor for this event.  Check out all the exciting things going on in Lumberton at:

NEW THIS YEAR:  A LIVE AUCTION!!!  We are excited to present the following items for a Live Auction event to be held Saturday afternoon at Cowboy Up!  Thanks to the following businesses that have donated these fantastic items for our auction.  And while we want you to attend Cowboy Up if at all possible, you do not have be present to bid on these items!

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