Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort is one of the world’s premier equestrian lifestyle destinations and competition venues, and home to the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games! It is a spring, summer and fall haven for eastern and northeastern American equestrian competitors and enthusiasts, and a year-round destination for connoisseurs of diverse cuisine and family entertainment.The venue provides outstanding facilities for hunter/jumper, dressage, and eventing competitions. With onsite shops, dining, entertainment and plans for more, non-equestrian visitors are equally marveled by the Tryon Resort experience. This new facility opened in June 2014 with sanctioned horse shows and initial supporting amenities, and now boasts 12 riding arenas, 1,200 permanent stalls, and a variety of restaurants, shops, and lodging options, plus a sporting clay course and a golf and sports club. Future expansion includes a 180-room resort hotel, condos and apartments, additional mixed-used retail, visitor center, and sports complex.
Visitor Attractions – Coupled with TIEC’s Grand Prix competitions is the ever-popular “Saturday Night Lights” event series. From car shows to beer festivals, these action-packed nights are typically built around a theme and feature free entertainment like live bands, face painting, rides on a Venetian carousel and performances by aerial artists, magicians, jugglers and more! Plus, enjoy festival-style treats like cotton candy, popcorn and snow-cones from vendors in addition to dining at one of many restaurants. Bring the whole family; admission, parking and carousel rides are all free! The activities start at 5:00pm with the competition to follow at 7:00pm. For more information call (828) 863-1121 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit on-line at: www.tryon.coth.com/page/saturday-night-lights.com
Shopping – With stores ranging from the top equestrian brands and classic jewelry to clothing boutiques, antique treasures and more, on-site shopping is a delightful way to enjoy an afternoon or Saturday night at Tryon with friends. All of our shops are in air-conditioned beautiful vendor cabins located conveniently on the paved pathway in between the George Morris Arena and our smaller rings. Window-shop without missing a minute of the equestrian action.To view shops onsite visit: www.tryon.coth.com/page/on-site-vendors.com
The General Store- With a focus on items born and bred in the Carolinas, the General Store at Tryon Resort is the perfect place to purchase a deli lunch, sundries for your cabin or a quick snack like hand-scooped ice cream or gourmet chocolates. Locally-sourced, organic meats, produce and dairy products are also available, as well as a huge selection of craft beer and local wine. Call 828-863-1000 or email email@example.com. Find us on Facebook at General Store Tryon Resort.
Tryon Tack- Whether you’ve been riding for years or you’re getting ready to take your first lesson, Tryon Tack has a variety of affordable, quality equestrian apparel for in and out of the show ring. For the competitive rider, we carry brands that were hand-selected with the preferences of top equestrians in mind. For the rider building his or her wardrobe, we have paddock boots, tall boots, helmets, show jackets, show shirts, belts, schooling apparel and everything in between. Our experienced, friendly staff is enthusiastic about assisting fellow equestrians by finding the perfect fit and style for anything you need. Tryon Tack also carries tack, boots, treats, accessories and grooming essentials for your horse, so don’t hesitate to stop by if you need to upgrade an item or simply celebrate a great show weekend with a special something for your equine companion. For the visitor and TIEC fan, we have a fun assortment of Tryon logo apparel, sun hats, water bottles, gifts, accessories and Breyer horses. Open Year-Round! Hours: Tues through Sat, 10am-4pm. 828-863-1114 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org