Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2024

More Than A Horse Show: Your Western NC Mountain Escape


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Welcome to the ultimate destination for all who love horses, outdoor living and an active lifestyle: Tryon International Equestrian Center & Resort (TIEC) in Mill Spring, North Carolina. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Foothills and equidistant from Asheville and Charlotte, NC, as well as Greenville, SC, and accessible from three international airports for easy travel, Tryon Resort is within minutes of an entire region of gorgeous state and national parks with stunning vistas that will make you feel miles away from the stressors of life and competition.




Tryon Resort offers a convenient competition getaway so you can reconnect with nature, enjoy the higher elevations of the Blue Ridge Mountains, discover endless waterfalls, lakes and hiking trails, and choose your own adventure.


Or, slow things down in dozens of nearby small towns full of quaint attractions, leisurely strolls, boutique shopping, delicious dining, and unique breweries and wineries.


“My family and I love the place. We’ve been here five months! We had a great time all summer and fall. We just love the place, and hope to be back next year!”
-FEI Competitor Family
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Boasting 13 all-weather, state-of-the-art competition rings, an Indoor Complex, more than 1,400 permanent stalls, air-conditioned bathrooms and ample shaded spectator areas, TIEC provides an unparalleled competitor experience.


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From carousel to competition, the mission of Tryon Resort is to share the love of the horse with everyone, offering year-round competitions and family-friendly events and activities with first-class facilities for competitors and guests.



Stay within minutes of the barns when you book lodging in one of our one, three or five-bedroom cabins. RV spots are also available. And, steps from the competition rings, you can treat yourself to a shopping spree at one of many boutiques, a spa service, or dine in one of our diverse restaurants.



Guests are welcome to meander through the multi-purpose trails that surround the property, including our White Oak Cross-Country Course and the Glades trails, for a scenic creekside hike. Stay active in our new fitness and recreation center offering CrossFit, yoga, pickle ball courts and more.


The adventure is yours. The springboard is Tryon Resort.


This content was paid for and provided by Tryon International Equestrian Center and Resort. The views and opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of The Chronicle of the Horse.




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