The Carolina Horse Park is located 30 miles from Southern Pines. CHP hosts various styles of horse shows including 3 Day Eventing, Hunter/Jumper Shows and The Stoneybrook Steeplechase. The CHP has hosted the National Eventing Championships and also hosts two advanced horse trials every year.
The Longleaf Pine Horse Trials will be held on April 23rd & 24th, 2016.
Running Start Horse Trials is held mid February and late September at the Secrist's Farm. Both are NCDCTA Recognized and offer Combined Tests at all levels as well as Green As Grass thru Training level Horse Trials.
Tamarack Hill Farm is less than 2 miles from the SPAC location and holds several recognized and schooling shows during the year. There is a wonderful cross country course, dressage arena and show jumping ring.
The Pinehurst Harness Track hosts an array of horse related sports, including: Dressage shows, Polocross, Harness Racing and training and Hunter/ Jumper Shows.