The Carolina International Executive Committee was formed to build a world class competition in the Sandhills of North Carolina. Leveraging local and national expertise and leadership, we continue to deliver an outstanding weekend of horse sport and entertainment for riders, owners, patrons and sponsors. 

Spectators are welcome. The competition concludes with the exciting Lumbee River EMC Festival Saturday and Sunday with Vendor Village, Kid Zone and Food Court. 

  • Safety of all athletes
  • Exceptional land management and stewardship
  • increased exposure and growth of the sport
  • Innovation
  • Outstanding planning and execution of all aspects of the competition

Carolina International Executive Committee:

Marc Donovan
Will Faudree
Ariel Grald
Heidi Grimm-Powell
Gwen Parkins
Doug Payne
Bryan Rosenberg
Audrey Wiggins
Lefreda Williams

Experience Heads:

Equine Welfare - Jayne Daniel
Competitor Experience - Susan Beebee
Owner Experience - Judy Smith
Volunteer Experience - Heidi Grimm-Powell
Spectator Experience - Daryl Kinney
Vendor Experience - Shannon Habenicht
Donor/Sponsor Experience - Shannon Habenicht


Event Management - Marc Donovan
Event Director - Marc Donovan
Assistant to the Event Director - Cheryl Davis
Event Secretaries - Sharyn Antico and Rick Dunkerton
Contracts - Gay Stevens
Officials' Concierge - Judy Smith
Competitors' Schedule - Marc Donovan
Crew/Arena Management - Cheryl Davis

Dressage Coordinator - Margaret Crevar

Cross Country Coordinator - Paula Colt
Cross Country Course Design - Ian Stark and Beth Perkins
Cross Country Controller - Mike Smallwood
Cross Country Chief Decorator - Janine McClain
Cross Country Decoration - Ellen Chaney, Joan Harper, Janeen Roehr, Laurie Rose,
    Nancy Rose and Lefreda Williams
Cross Country Painters - Janeen Roehr, Laurie Rose, Nancy Rose, and Ellen Williams
Cross Country Starter - John Bandrofchak
Jump Builders - Tyson Rementer, Levi Ryckewaert, Jamie Gornall and Dan Nesser

Show Jumping Coordinator - Marc Donovan
Show Jumping Facilitator - Margaret Crevar
Show Jumping Course Designer - Marc Donovan
Show Jumping Build - Cheryl Davis
Show Jumping Warm-up and In Gate - Denise Jones
Course Plan/Decorations - Cheryl Davis and Crew
Arena Maintenance - Alex Ramirez, Eddie James and Mat Shepard
Jumps By - Brody Robertson

Credentials - Gwen Parkins

Hospitality - Audrey Wiggins
Assistant to Hospitality - Foy Barksdale
Competitors' Hospitality - Kelly Valdes
Volunteer Hospitality - Maggie Cline, Irina Shklyar
Tent Decorations - Nikki Lienhard, Linda Wiggins, Leni Harubin, Shannon Habenicht,    
   Gwen Parkins and Crew

Sponsorships - Shannon Habenicht
Posters - Shannon Habenicht and Susan Watson
Sponsor Banners - Nancy Rose, Laurie Rose, Janeen Roehr and Ellen Williams
Sponsor Show Jumping Signage - Shannon Habernicht

Stable Management - Vicki Reynolds
Stall Assignments - Sharyn Antico
Utilities - Vicki Reynolds
Signage - Vicki Reynolds
Night Guard - Vicki Reynolds
Parking - Rachel Thompson

Logistics - Gay Stevens

Volunteer Coordinator - Maggie Cline

Vendor Coordinator - Shannon Habenicht

Media Coordinator - Holly Hudspeth
Live Stream Coordinator - Holly Hudspeth 
A/V Equipment - Gay Bray
Social Media - Shannon Habenicht
Press Releases - Sally Spickard 
Press CredentialsSally Spickard 

Logo Wear - Shannon Habenicht, Moore Exposure and Nikki Lienhard
Rider Swag - Betsy van Gemeren
Volunteer Swag - Maggie Cline
CI Sales Swag - Shannon Habenicht and Moore Exposure

Event Information - Leni Harubin 
Website - Leni Harubin
Event Center App - Leni Harubin
Orders of Go - Sharyn Antico and Leni Harubin

Grounds/Facility Management - Cheryl Davis, Ricky McMillion
Signage - Lefreda Williams
Ground Prep - Rod Lynch and Knowlbrook Farms Inc.
Electrical - Ed Bauer

Finance Management - Bryan Rosenberg and Irina Shklyar

Safety Officer - Amie Collins
Assistant Safety Officer - Jessica Brown
Parking - Rachel Thompson and Cheryl Davis

Awards - Joan Hilsman
Awards Assistants - Letty Baker, Ellen Bradford and Charlotte Donovan

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The Carolina Horse Park  |  2814 Montrose Road  Raeford, NC 28376  |  Telephone: 910-875-2074