About Us
We're throwing out the 
Welcome Mat for the World
Sept 11 - 23, 2018
FEI World Equestrian Games 
Tryon, NC
Schedule of Events

September 11 - Open Ceremonies
September 12 - Endurance Reining, Dressage
September 13 - Eventing Dressage, Reining, Dressage
September 14 - Eventing Dressage, Dressage
September 15 - Eventing Cross Country, Reining
September 16 - "Super Sunday" Eventing Stadium Jumping
                          Dressage Freestyle Finals
September 17 - Rest Day
September 18 - ParaDressage, Vaulting
September 19 - ParaDressage, Vaulting, Show Jumping
September 20 - ParaDressage, Show Jumping, Vaulting
September 21 - ParaDressage, Driving, Show Jumping
September 22 - ParaDressage, Driving, Vaulting
September 23 - Driving, Show Jumping, Closing Ceremonies

Tickets may be purchased online at www.tryon2018.com.  Ticketing packages, as well as individual tickets and a general entry pass are available, as well as VIP experiences.

Important Links
FEI WEG 2018 Tryon website:  www.Tryon2018.com
Tryon International Equestrian Center:  www.Tryon.com
Volunteer: http://tryon2018.com/page/sponsor-inquiry#top
General Inquiries:  http://tryon2018.com/page/general-inquiries

​Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC)  will have some on-site parking and auxiliary parking lots available. Satellite shuttle stops will be clearly marked throughout the region and around the TIEC. Handicapped parking will be available. 

​Construction is underway to add more hotels to the facility property in time for WEG.  Currently the plan is to add four more hotels to the property. 

Accommodations for the 2018 WEG are being managed by Connections Housing, a full-service sourcing, housing and event management company. With 30 years of experience serving events in a range of industries, Connections has two full-service, fully-owned call centers and will oversee all aspects of the housing process from contracting and room block management to reservations and post-event analysis. 
More lodging is available on Connections Housings website: https://aws.passkey.com/event/49357228/owner/14227/map
For additional lodging options go to our  Horse Friendly / Equine Tourism page

​You can find the participating athletes as they are announced at  www.tryon2018.com.


​Local communities will be offering things to do and see.  We will post as announced.

Black Barn Farm
Palmer Rd, Mill Spring, NC
Elma Garcia, Owner
Private dressage training facility

Block House Sport Horses @ Finally Farm
999 Carriage Row, Tryon, NC
Kelly Kocher, Trainer
Commercial hunter/jumper training facility

Blue Ridge Farm / JJ Tate Dressage
226B Pleasant Hill Rd, Landrum, SC
JJ Tate, Trainer
Commercial dressage training facility

Clear View Farm
101 Smith Rd, Landrum, SC 29356
Jeanne Smith, Owner/Trainer
**Also open Sept 18
Commercial hunter/jumper training facility
**This farm is currently for sale

Cross Creek Farm
1906 Landrum Rd, Columbus, NC 28722
Hokan Thorn, Trainer / Kathryn Pfaff, Owner
​**Also open Sept 18
Commercial dressage training facility 
and B&B catering to horse and rider

Dark Horse Farm
Dark Horse Lane, Tryon, NC 28782
Karl Small, Owner
Private farm featuring Andulusian and 
Lusitano horses

Dark Knight Stables
701 Tugaloo Rd, Landrum, SC
Michelle Sumner, Owner / Trainer
Commerical farm specializes in the 
Friesian breed importing training and selling/training in dressage and saddleseat.

​GreenGait Farm
193 Dark Horse Lane, Tryon, NC 28782
Bill & Judith Kerns, Owners
Private farm showcasing fine paso finos.

​Ly-Nard Hills Farm
350 Vick Russell Ln, Columbus, NC 28722
Vick Russell, Owner/Trainer
Commercial hunter/jumper training facility

Motlow Creek Equestrian
10035 New Cut Rd, Campobello, SC 29322
Sally Frick, Owner
Carolyn West, Trainer, dressage
Ashley Conkle, Trainer, H/J
Merimac Dunbar, Trainer, H/J
864-621-6923 864-468-4887
Commercial boarding, dressage, hunter/jumper 
training facility

Pennwood Farm
226 John Smith Rd, Columbus, NC 28722
Kemper Penney, Owner
Jennifer Roth, Trainer/dressage
Commercial boarding, dressage training facility

Red Bell Run Farm
329 Blackwood Rd, Columbus, NC 28722
Mary Adams, Owner
**Also open Sept. 15
Private equine sanctuary

Rolling Hills Show Stables
S NC 9 Hwy, Columbus, NC 28722
Steve & JoAnn Loheac, Owners
Alison Leclerq, trainer Rebecca Halpin, trainer
Commercial boarding, hunter/jumper /eventing 
training facility

Serenity Acres
501 Stirrup Downs, Columbus, NC 28722
Fran & Fred May, Owners  
Fran May, Trainer
Commercial boarding and dressage/ eventing 
training facility

Southern Cross Equestrian Center
4614 Hwy 357 Campobello, SC 
Allison Shepard, Owner/Trainer
Commercial boarding and training facility

Speigel Farm
996 E. Frontage Rd, Campobello, SC 29322
​Sue Spiegel, Owner
Private farm in European tradition

Vestavia Farm
1636 Little Mountain Rd, Columbus, NC
Gary & Fran Garside, Owners
Commercial boarding and training facility
​**This farm is currently for sale

WEG is closed for competition on Monday Sept 17. Why not come visit some of our area horse farms?