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

Our Objectives are:

  • Flawless execution
  • Outstanding communications
  • Superior customer service
  • Innovation
  • Exceptional land management and stewardship

Carolina International Committees

Organizing Committee:

Robert Costello (Co-chair)
Jane Murray (Co-chair)
Marc Donovan
Heidi Doubleday
Will Faudree
Gwen Parkins
Doug Payne
Bryan Rosenberg
Lizzie Snow
Audrey Wiggins
Lefreda Williams

Event Management:

  • Event Director - Marc Donovan
  • Assistant to the Event Director - Tim Murray
  • Event Secretary - Sharyn Antico 
  • Assistant Secretary - TBD


  • Dressage Coordinator - Margaret Crevar

Cross Country:

  • Cross Country Course Designer (CCI4*-S, 3*-S, 2*-S and A, I) - Ian Stark
  • Cross Country Course Designer (P, T) - Beth Perkins
  • Cross Country Controller - Susan Watson
  • Cross Country Assistant Controller - Diane Pitts
  • Cross Country Coordinator - Tim Murray
  • Cross Country Facilitator - Dana Diemer
  • Cross Country Decoration - Janine Preece McClain, Dana Diemer, Jim and Gigi Secky, Ellen Chaney, Joan Harper, Lei Ryan, Lefreda Williams, Laurie Rose and Nancy Rose
  • Cross Country Course Builders - Tyson Rementer and Levi Ryckewaert
  • Cross Country Course Repair - Jamie Gornall and Levi Ryckewaert
  • Cross Country Starter - Bill Watson

Show Jumping:

  • Show Jumping Coordinator and Course Designer - Marc Donovan
  • Steward - Margaret Crevar
  • Show Jumps - by Brody Robertson

Hospitality and Social Events:

  • Chair - Audrey Wiggins
  • Owners' Hospitality - Nanki Doubleday
  • Carolina Club Hospitality - Annie Eldridge and Disa Cheston
  • Competitors' Lounge Hospitality - Kelly Valdes and Audrey Wiggins
  • International Awards Reception - Audrey Wiggins and Nanki Doubleday
  • Officials' Hospitality - Wezo Pierson
  • Hospitality Decorations - Nikki Lienhard and Linda Wiggins
  • Volunteer Hospitality - Becky Kauffman

Administrative and Financial:

  • Chair - Gwen Parkins
  • Administration - Linda Werner
  • Credentials - Gwen Parkins
  • Accounting - Liz McNeill


  • Carolina Horse Park Program Director - Marc Donovan
  • Awards - Lizzie Snow, Joan Hilsman and Charlotte Donovan
  • Event Logistics - Abby Schlicht 
  • Grounds and Facilities Management - Dan Nesser, Jamie Thomas and Knowlbrook Farms, Inc.
  • Information and Technology - Leni Harubin
  • Medical Advisor and Safety Officer - Amie Collins 
  • Site Decoration - Claire Bruno and Sarah Getchell
  • Stable Manager - Vicki Reynolds 
  • Veterinary Coordinator - Jayne Daniel
  • Volunteer Coordinator - Liz McNeill

Marketing and Sponsorship:

  • Graphics - Nikki Lienhard
  • Merchandise, Logo Wear and Rider Gifts - Jean Moore ~ Brand Alliance, Betsy Rutland ~ Halo Branded Solutions and Betsy Van Gemeren 
  • Program Advertising - Linda Werner
  • Program Design and Printing - Susan Watson
  • Program Distribution - Laurie Rose and Nancy Rose
  • Press Officer & Media Management - Shelby Allen
  • Signage - Lefreda Williams and Nancy Rose
  • Sponsorship - Jane Murray
  • Sponsorship Support - Shannon Habenicht and Linda Werner
  • Vendor Solicitation - Amy Proctor
  • Vendor Logistics - Bo Belton

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