Horse Friendly
In a horse town, there are plenty of merchants, large and small, that appreciate the business of horse people.  We have businesses that even offer special incentives to horse people and visiting competitors.  Below you will find a list of lodgings and restaurants that say:

"Boots and Breeches Always Welcome!"

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Saluda Mountain Lodge
Spectacular views, renovated rooms. 16.2 miles from FENCE, 7.6  miles from Harmon Field.
I-26 @ exit 59 1793 Holberts Cove Rd, Saluda, NC 828-749-4951

1906 Pine Crest Inn and Cater's Tavern & Wine Cellar
The epi-center of Tryon's historic equestrian beginnings, the Pine Crest Inn has been hosting equestrian visitors for nearly 75 years.  Atuned to the needs of horse show folks, the Pine Crest offers Horseman's rate. 4.8 miles from FENCE,  1.8 miles from Harmon Field, 14 mi to TIEC
85 Pine Crest Lane, Tryon.

Bright's Creek Lodge
Bright's Creek is a resort with beautiful scenery, luxury accommodations and world class activities. They welcome horse show guests.   16 miles from FENCE, 14 miles from Harmon Field, 13 mi to TIEC
2222 Palmer Rd, Mill Spring, NC  888-497-1195

Butterfly Creek Inn Tryon
Creekside charm, spa services or simple accommodations;  closest inn lodging to TIEC.
6.2 mi FENCE, 7.5 mi Harmon Field, 7mi to TIEC
780 Smith Dairy Rd, Columbus 828-894-6393

Melrose Inn
The Historic Melrose Inn was built in 1889 and is situated among the foothills of the beautiful Smokey Mountains, in the small friendly town of Tryon, North Carolina. When you visit you will step into the past, with a modern twist. 5.8 miles from FENCE, 1.8 miles from Harmon Field, 14 mi to TIEC
55 Melrose Ave, Tryon 828-859-0234

Orchard Inn
A beautiful mountain retreat, with an exquisite dining room menu, features 9 guests rooms & 5 cottages with fireplaces, whirlpool baths and private decks. Historic inn. 13.5 miles from FENCE, 6.5 miles from Harmon Field, 18 mi to TIEC
100 Orchard Inn Lane (off Hwy 176), Saluda, NC 828-749-5471 

Red Horse Inn
Located south of Landrum,  picturesque inn rooms and individual cottages. Ask for Horsemen's rate.  12.1  mi from FENCE,  13.7 mi from Harmon Field, 18 mi to TIEC.  Special ammenities for horse show competitors. Limited pet friendly accommodations.
45 Winstons Chase Court, Landrum, SC
864 909 1575

Stable House Inn at TIEC

Private Guest Houses,  Barn Apts, Cabins

Adawehi B&B
Gorgeous rooms on our 125-ac campus. Features beautiful walking trails, immaculate rooms. Walking distance to CT work room and gourmet/natural foods market. Wellness classes available and appointments with holistic healing practitioners can be scheduled.
6.8 mi to FENCE, 6.5 mi to Harmon Field, 9.4 mi to TIEC
134 Adawehi Lane, Columbus, NC 28722 • 828-894-5260 •  WEBSITE

Barking Fox Farm Guesthouses
In the middle of a 43 acre Virginia style horse farm are two romantic cottages. Dogs are always welcome free of charge. Located near F.E.N.C.E  Barbara Stephens 864-457-7300   EMAIL    WEBSITE

Bed and Barn Farms
 Located off HWY 74 in Forest City. 9 mi to TIEC Horses and pets welcome. 2 lg bedrooms; private baths, full kitchen attached to a 4 stall barn; all on 32 acres. Tack store on the grounds.

Cottage at Pirates Cove
In Columbus, pet friendly cottage with full amenities-one bedroom, living room with full size sleeper sofa, fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, TV, wood burning stone fireplace, and deck overlooking the woods. 3 mi. to  FENCE, 5.4 mi. to Harmon Field, 10 mil to TIEC 
828-894-9309  631-223-6866

Cross Creek Equine Bed & Breakfast
Beautiful farm with available rooms and stalls. 6.2 mi from FENCE, 12.4 mi to Harmon Field, 6 mi to TIEC 828-817-5353

FENCE Apartments
Basic, no frills accommodations at the FENCE House. Recently renovated. The Hill View Apt. is tucked  under the gabled roof & sleeps four. The Whitetail Lodge Apt. offers a great view of the cross country course, a pool table; sleeps 7 comfortably. Both feature a full kitchen & bath; pet friendly. 
FENCE, 828-859-9021

Happy Home Farm
Newly renovated, our guest suite is now a little dramatic & as glamorous as we could make a farmhouse, private w/ a dedicated entrance inc. keyless entry. Complimentary snacks & beverages.Pooches welcome. 8.25 mi to FENCE, 21 mi to TIEC, 8 mi to Harmon Field.

Lambsfold Cabin
Cabin in Green Creek on private farm. 11 mi to FENCE, 18 mi to Harmon Field, 8 mi to TIEC.
Barbara Rowe 828-863-4253

Recently constructed and uniquely beautiful, 6,000 sq ft 2-story home situated on 190-acre private farm. Secluded site offers privacy with stunning mountain views. 5 BR/4.5 BA, large kitchen, sleeps 12. Parking for trailers is available. 8 mi to TIEC, 17 mi to FENCE. Alison Jordan 805-637-4583

Mill Hill Farm Log Home
Beautifully appointed log home on 5 ac farm available for short term rentals.3 BR/2.5 BA, sleeps 8. 
10 mi to FENCE, 10 mi to Harmon Field, 8 mi to TIEC
Andrea Stoll  561-707-0979 or book online at

Paradise Cozy Cabins
Two cabins in Mill Spring fully furnished and appointed for short term rentals. Cabin 1 sleeps 4, Cabin 2 sleeps 2.  12 mi to FENCE,  11 mi to Harmon Field, 

Regalo Farm Bed & Barn Rental 
600 sq.ft.1 BR garage apt. Fully furnished w/ full-size kitchen, queen bed, queen sofa bed, bath w/ tub/shower, satellite TV, internet, ceiling fans, washer/dryer, central AC /heat w/  private entrance. Barn for overnight stabling with turn-out if desired. Parking for your trailers is also available but w/ no hook-ups. 
4 mi to FENCE, 3 mi to Harmon Field, 8 mi to TIEC
Email or 704-491-0699

Reynard's Retreat
Hunting Country cozy cabin. Sleeps 2., Cozy loft , Romantic gas fireplace,full amenities. Fully-equipped kitchen 
2 mi. from FENCE.  8 mi from Harmon Field. Hunting Country Cabin Rental, LLC (Reynard’s Retreat)
5970 Hunting Country Rd.
Tryon, NC 28782  (828) 471-STAY (7829)
Email     Website

Riding High Farms of Tryon
House, 4 ac. fenced pasture, 4 stall barn, tack room, wash bay, feed room.11 mi from TIEC. Sleeps 8-10. Available by week or month.  Collinsville Road, Columbus, NC
609-903-0376  EMAIL

Rosewood Chalet
Four beautifully furnished bedrooms with queen, full, and single beds. Well-equipped kitchen plus a wooden deck with picnic table/ grill. 6.7 miles from FENCE, 8 miles from Harmon Field    
2840 Landrum Rd  Columbus, NC 28722 
 Email: 941-371-1333

Starting Point Farm
Comfortable equine lodging for your horse while away from home. Self care.
Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782
Email:     828-817-2079

Tryon Carrige House
Beautiful Hunting Country Carriage House available for equestrian events. Sleeps 5. Booking thru, Tryon Carriage House or

Woodlands Townhouse Apartments
Fully furnished 2BD/1.5BA apartments. 1 Qn bed, 1 Full Bed & Sleep Sofa, W/D, satellite TV and WIFI. Short term or extended stays. Reasonable rates. Extended stay discounts. 10 min. to TIEC & Green Creek. 30 min. to FENCE, Landrum, Columbus & Lake Lure. Call 828-221-0661.

Woodlane House 
4 BR/ 2 BA fully furnished house in Columbus 
7.4 miles from FENCE, 2.8 miles from Harmon Field, pet friendly,  trailer parking. Managed by Kangaroo Products Company
757 Hwy 108 East,  Columbus, NC  
828-894-8241 ext 228 or 232 

​Woodview Farm Apartment
On a horse farm;  sleeps 8;  2 b/1b. 1  BR has a queen & a futon. 2nd BR has a double bed. There are also 2 bunk beds, a kitchen & tv area. .2 mil from Harmon Field, 6.8 mi. from FENCE 
​Baker Drive, Tryon, NC

The Yellow House
Charming Victorian house available for weekends or by the week (or longer)  in downtown Landrum. 1.9  miles from FENCE,  5.5 miles from Harmon Field.
508 East Rutherford St, Landrum  800-543-0714


Casual farmhouse restaurant offering wood fired pizza and fresh Italian cuisine. 
2411 NC Hwy 108 East,  Columbus 

Harper Eatery and Pub
Newly opened in downtown Tryon. 10 Oak St, Tryon,
NC. 828-440-1540 

Hare and Hound 
A local favorite on downtown Landrum. Pub fare.  864-457-3232 WEBSITE

Huckleberry's Tryon
Delicious fare in a casual atmosphere. Downtown Tryon.
62 N. Trade Street, Tryon, NC 28782

Lavender Bistro
Fine dining in downtown Tryon with chef JP Debeuf. 
Open lunch and dinner Tues - Sun.
82 N. Trade St., Tryon, NC 828-287-2932 WEBSITE

Newman's Restaurant at The Orchard Inn
Ranked #1 by TripAdvisor, Newman's offers creatively prepared farm-to-table fine dining in a wonderful ambiance with stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
100 Orchard Inn Lane, Saluda, NC  28773

Southside Smokehouse and Grille
Known for a frequently rotated Chef's Specials menu that showcases eclectic upscale cuisine. 
726 S. Howard Ave.  Landrum, SC  29356

Stone Soup 
In Landrum on Hwy 14;  a horsey set hangout.  Be sure and check our the gallery of area competitors from ceiling to floor on the walls. Great food. Outside dining available. 864-457-5255

Tack, Feed, Equipment

Hay Rack  Located in Landrum, they have all sorts of farm supplies, equipment, feed, etc. 864-457-2155
2nd location on Hwy 9 in Green Creek 

​Little Mountain Farm Supply   Conveniently located in Green Creek 1 mile South of Hwy 74 off exit 167, Little Mtn is supplier of quality feed, farm equipment, horse and dog supplies. 828-863-4500

Re-Ride  Quality consignment  (and some new) tack, apparel, equipment and lots of misc. 

The Farm House One of the southeast's largest selections of quality tack, apparel, equipmnet, feed.  Saddle fitter on site. 864-457-3557

TAM'S   Tack  Antiques and Merchandise
Located in Rutherford County, carrying name brand new and used products, along with an assortment of antiques.  

Dover Tack @ TIEC
On site tack shop  carrying saddles, apparel, horse supplies at Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring.Extended hours during horse shows.

Other Retail:
Horse and Home:
An ecletic mix of fine home accessories, furniture and giftware for the horsey home.
200 E. Rutherford St. Landrum, SC 864-457-2102

Gifts and apparel for the horse crazy.
N. Trade St, Tryon, NC 

Real Estate:
Come and visit and you may want to stay.
We have real estate professionals who are horse people. They know horse farms.​
Happy Home Farm
Mill Hill Farm Log Home Mill Spring NC