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Come out to Creekside's Family Day & Food Truck Rodeo!


We will have pony rides, farm tours, games, food, prizes and more.


Local band will be out here playing.

 Cake walk, Silent auction, local vendors and crafters. 


Adopt- A- Rider exhibition show


This will be a fun day to come out and see what Creekside Equestrian Center is all about.


Meet the Instructor's and kids that pour their hearts and souls into the sport. 




Creekside Equestrian Center has been in business for over 14 years at the same facility serving Johnston and surrounding counties since the beginning. Creekside was the first and continues to be Clayton/Smithfield's favorite equestrian facility. Owned and operated by the Killebrew family; Ricky, Pam and Natalie Killebrew-Weeks, this facility is a great family run business FOR the family.


Creekside operates on 50 acres of Johnston County land on Swift Creek Road in Smithfield, North Carolina. Conviently located 2 miles off Hwy 70 Business between Clayton and Smithfield, the facility sits only 6 miles from Interstate 95 and approximately 12 miles from Interstate 40. The barn was built in 2002 and consists of 22 stalls, including a foaling stall, several out buildings and many turnouts. 

Creekside has grown since 2002 and operates a full service facility to meet their customers needs. The barn is fully insulated keeping the inside temperature of the barn very comfortable for all seasons.


Manager/Head Coach: Natalie Killebrew-Weeks 

Natalie Weeks is the head instructor at Creekside Equestrian Center and general manager. Natalie was introduced to horses by the age of 4 years old and has had a love and passion for them ever since. Having rode and competed in several disclipines herself, from Reining, Western Pleasure, Hunters/Jumpers, Dressage and Halter, Natalie has a variety of skills to share to her students. Natalie has apprenticeship with Alex Ross Performance Horses, rode with Mike McEntire Reining Horses, trained and shown on the Hunter Circuit and Halter circuit. She has qualified halter horses for the AQHA and PHBA world show and has trained and produced a Multi-Champion welsh stallion and proves her teaching skills each time her students enter the show ring. Natalie is a certified riding instructor through the American Riding Instructors Association and holds several judges' cards with the North Carolina Hunter Jumper Association (NCHJA), the Open Horse Shows Association (OHSA), the National Open Horse Show Association (NOHA) and is certified through the North Carolina State University's Equine Program.

Natalie also volunteers her time with an Equine Ambulance service in Southern Pines, NC and attends several large events at the Carolina Horse Park and surrounding show grounds throughout the year. Having a background in Equine Science and working with a Veterniary Hospital for several years, Natalie posses knowledge and experience to look after each horses health and well being on a personal and daily basis. 

Natalie has also just became CPR/AED certifield, Certified with the National High School Association in coaching and is pursuing further teaching certifications and judging cards.

Natalie oversees all the day to day activities, schedules of all the employees and works on keeping track of all the involvement of Creekside with different activities and giving back to the community.


To find out more information on this wonderful place please visit them at

Creekside Equestrian Center