The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

 Tryon International
Equestrian Center

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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   The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is a year round venue located in Mill Spring, NC and is the world’s premier Equestrian Lifestyle Destination showcasing some of the top riders in the Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, and Eventing disciplines. This world-class equestrian center welcomes guests 365 days a year to watch, dine, shop, and experience one of the premier riding facilities in the world built for the love of horses and the sport of horseback riding. Riders and horses from all over the world compete at TIEC from the comfort of our elevated viewing areas around each ring with ample shade and seating. Admission to all horse shows is free and open to the public with complimentary parking. On-site lodging is also available as well as the best in equine stabling and services.

    During non-competition weeks, TIEC hosts other events including festivals and concerts and boasts a diverse range of dining options, with numerous on-site restaurants and event vendors selling sushi, fresh-roasted coffee, wood-fired pizza, lemonade, ice cream and a variety of candy and carnival snacks are on-site during horse show weeks. The center also features a range of stores offering the top equestrian brands of tack and riding apparel to jewelry, antique and clothing boutiques as well as local performers and bands on various weeknights throughout the year. 

Website: Tryon International Equestrian Center
Tryon, NC
Address: 25 International Blvd. Mill Spring, NC 28756
Telephone: 828-863-1000
Hours: Varies depending upon venue and event. See Center website.
Nearby: Foothills Nature Equestrian Center (FENCE)
Directions: From Asheville: Get on I-26 E / US 74 E, then take exit 67, US 74 E to Columbus. Drive 8 miles, then take exit 170.

Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas



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