Phone: 910-875-2074


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Contact: Shannon Habenicht
Director of Development and Communications
Carolina Horse Park 704.779.6502

Painted Ponies Art Walk & Auction Artists and Sponsors Announced...
Local Artists get ready to Paint the Town!

Raeford, NC (December 12, 2022) - The Carolina Horse Park’s Painted Ponies Art Walk will return to Southern Pines’ Broad Street in 2023 from January 30 until early April. In its fourth year as a fundraising event for the Carolina Horse Park, the Painted Ponies Art Walk will feature 14 sculptures painted by local artists. Designed to captivate sightseers as they shop, dine, and stroll through town, the Painted Ponies Art Walk is anticipated to increase foot traffic in the downtown area throughout the event. The event culminates in a LIVE Online Auction of the ponies on Saturday, April 15, with proceeds benefiting the Carolina Horse Park Foundation.

The local artists for the 2023 Painted Ponies Art Walk & Auction are:
Cassidy Oletjen
Christina Reynolds
Darlene Ivey
Gene Fletcher
Kirstee Haynes
Larissa Lycholaj
Liz Apodaco
Pinecrest High School Advanced Art Students
Shelly Turner
Skylar Simmons
Sue Byrd
Vanessa Grebe
Yvette Sparks

The local sponsors for the 2023 Painted Ponies Art Walk & Auction are:
Arts Council of Moore County
Ashten's Restaurant and Bar
Attorneys Title
Audrey Wiggins with BHGRE Lifestyle Property Partners
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Pinehurst Realty Group
BHGRE Lifestyle Property Partners
Cabin Branch Tack Shop
FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Front Runner Realty Group
Glenda Kirby, The Amazing Grace Farm
Mabus Farm and General Contracting
Opulence & DUXIANA of Southern Pines
The Pilot Newspaper
Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique
Twin Gates Farm
WhitLauter Estate Jewellery

The Carolina Horse Park (CHP) is a 360-acre, nationally recognized premier equine competition venue and preserve located in Hoke County, NC. Founded in 1998 as a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization by equestrian enthusiasts, the CHP Foundation is dedicated to the preservation of open space for equestrian events, as well as educational and recreational purposes.

Get in Touch with CHP!

Telephone: 910-875-2074

Email: Send CHP an Email

2814 Montrose Rd.
Raeford, NC 28376

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