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Tryon International Equestrian Center

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Time with son

My son and I visited the Horse park to watch his girlfriend compete in jumping last weekend. Such a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suwanee, Georgia
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Great Venue- not a lot of parking

This is a beautiful venue and a great place for a show. The arenas were beautiful and there was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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4066 Pea Ridge Rd, Mill Spring, NC 28756-5517
+1 888-429-9495
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Amazing place for family and just an evening out with your spouse or friend. The jumping competitions are well run and the dressage competition delightful. Wonderful restaurants and shops. A wonderful winery not far is Parker Binns!!!!

2  Thank Maureen V
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We are at the Blue Ginger a small restaurant complete with annoying fruit flies. The food was alright but the beverage selection was two large beers served in cans with no alternate sizes offered under harsh glaring lights in what could be an attractive space...More

5  Thank Charmian B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I visited the Horse park to watch his girlfriend compete in jumping last weekend. Such a wonderful time. The place is beautiful. The Grand-Pre on Saturday is free and open to the public. It was an incredibly hosted event with international riders...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful venue and a great place for a show. The arenas were beautiful and there was a lot of seating and shade. Everything is close so you are not worn out from all the walking. There are plenty of restaurants to choose...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was aware of the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) since I visit the area often and have friends who are into horses, but I had never been. Upon a recent visit, we had friends who were a attending Saturday Night Lights event and encouraged...More

Thank wndrwmn
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We attended the WEG here in 2018 -- and during the Games, things were still under construction! The parking and busing scenario was awful, especially in the wet, soggy/muddy grass. We attended the dressage events, which were outside -- not enough shade for spectators (we...More

2  Thank Katrin C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

TIEC did a lot of work in less than two years to hold this international event. The Tryson stadium and warm-up rings are exceptional. There is a lot of infrastructure on the grounds for the permanent restaurant and shops. The cross-country course was lovely and...More

Thank Kristy C
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This is a magnificent equestrian competition facility still under construction. Set in rolling NC countryside. Beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Many high quality rental cabins available in the nearby Lake Lure / Chimney Rock area. Biltmore and Asheville within an hour's drive. Hurricane...More

Thank Kandace M
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Just finished volunteering for a week at the World Equestrian Games. Those that are commenting on construction are correct that there is a lot of development going on, most for the games themselves that Tryon stepped up to host after 2 other facilities backed out...More

Thank canter2u
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This facitity is gorgeous but needs the kinks worked out. The construction doesn't bother me, but the trash and smells on the ground that spilled out of the trash RV's did. The little shops and restaurants were wonderful. and unique. The seats comfy. The food...More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

When the venue is complete, this will be a Great place to visit. Hopefully the organization will continue to improve the venue. Public restrooms are hard to find! Port-a-potties are set up but for this type of venue, Not Acceptable! One restroom had only three...More

Thank Janet E
Reviewed 16 September 2018

While they are still working on some of the infrastructure to the grounds, the competition venues are absolutely world-class! From the seating to the footing, to the arenas, restaurants, and public areas, TIEC has made a huge statement. We visited for the WEG and so...More

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29 October 2018|
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Response from Bonnie M | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure of what restaurants and shops are open outside of the event schedule. Check the website. Most events are free!
11 September 2018|
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Response from Tallgirl42 | Reviewed this property |
About 45 minutes away.
25 August 2018|
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Response from Tallgirl42 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can if they are still available.
7 November 2016|
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Response from BenandJune | Reviewed this property |
GSP greenville,s.c. is approx. 45 min ASH- Asheville, N.C. is approx 45 min Both are easy to get in and out of. Charlotte, NC. is aprox. 1 hr 20 mins.