Events for April 2, 2020 – June 16, 2019 › Horse Activities › – NC Blue Ridge

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Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.

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Tryon Resort’s “Saturday Night Lights”

Tryon International Equestrian Center

Join us for "Saturday Night Lights," a family-friendly event at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC, happening every Saturday evening May through October featuring FREE carousel rides, pony rides, bounce house, face painting, entertainers and live music, plus horse show competition. General admission and parking are also free and open to the public. […]

Free

Blue Ridge Mountain Horse Trails at TIEC

Tryon International Equestrian Center

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) at Tryon Resort is pleased to announce the addition of the Blue Ridge Mountain Horse Trials at TIEC to the venue’s competition calendar, hosted September 14-15, 2019 and including two days of national competition from Beginner Novice through Advanced including Modified. All levels will run Cross-Country at the White Oak […]

Free
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Saturday Night Lights

Tryon International Equestrian Center

Hosted at the Tryon International Equestrian Center from 6-10pm, enjoy an equestrian event featuring street performers, live music, and the highest level of competitive show jumping. Arrive anytime with free parking/admission and dine at any of the ten on-site restaurants!

Free

73rd Annual Tryon Block House Races

Green Creek Race Course

For generations, thousands of spectators can be seen annually at the event, with recent numbers exceeding 9,000. The Tryon Block House Races now feature an expanded lineup of races, resulting in an increase of entries chasing larger purses and delivering top sport to spectators. The 2019 edition is set to break records once again, featuring […]

Prices vary
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Tryon Festival Horse Show

Tryon International Equestrian Center

Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort, host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, is one of the world’s ultimate equestrian lifestyle destinations with first-class facilities for all FEI disciplines and showcasing hunter/jumper, equitation, steeplechase, fox hunting, polo, reining and multidiscipline events in Mill Spring, NC. From carousel to competition, the mission of […]

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The Festival of the Hunt

Tryon International Equestrian Center

The Festival of the Hunt, highlighting the history and tradition of fox hunting and working field hunters, will be welcomed back to the venue November 12-17, 2019. With opportunities to hunt with local hunt clubs, mock hunts, the TIEC Field Hunter Championships and Carolina Performance classes, the Festival of the Hunt is a beloved fall […]

Eventing Rally & Horse Trial at FENCE

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center

3/28/2020: RVPC Rally at FENCE The River Valley Pony Club is having a Pony Club D Eventing Rally & Intro Horse Trial at FENCE, Saturday, March 28. This is a fundraiser for the non-profit RVPC to support its horse management education and horse sports for all ages. The Rally’s Cross Country will take place on […]

Free – $20

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The Fork at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Tryon International Equestrian Center

The Fork at Tryon International Equestrian Center on April 2-5, 2020. Founded over 15 years ago, The Fork has grown to be one of the most prestigious competitions on the North American equestrian calendar. This year they will be hosting a myriad of social events for you to enjoy while cheering for these inspiring athletes. […]