25 International Boulevard
Mill Spring, NC 28756
Ph: (828) 863-1000
Box Office: 828-278-8088
Tryon International Equestrian Center is a world-class lifestyle destination for equestrian enthusiasts. Located in the rolling foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountain Range, we welcome you to visit us at:
Tryon International Equestrian Center is located off Exit 170 on US Highway 74 in Mill Spring, NC.
- From Asheville: Get on I-26 E / US 74 E, then take exit 67, US 74 E to Columbus/Rutherfordton. Drive 8 miles, then take exit 170.
- From Charlotte: Get on I-85 S, then take exit 10B to get on US 74 W. Drive 46 miles, then take exit 170.
- From South Carolina: Get on I-26 W, then take exit 67 to US 74 E Columbus/Tryon. Go straight through the roundabout off the exit, then veer right towards Forest City/Shelby to get on US 74 E. Drive 8 miles, then take exit 170.
Tryon International Equestrian Center currently hosts international-level competitions during the spring, summer, and fall seasons.
On horse show days, which are generally Wednesday through Sunday, competition starts at 8am and begins to wind down in the late afternoon through 5pm. If you’ve never attended a horse show before, we recommend visiting our Horse Show 101 page to learn about some of the sights and sounds you’ll get to see at TIEC!
All of our horse shows are free and open to the public. For a schedule of upcoming events, click here.
Complimentary parking is always available on the show grounds within close proximity to dining, shopping and competition rings.
During non-competition weeks, visitors are encouraged to enjoy our on-site dining options and live music. Our Facebook page is also a great resource for all the details on upcoming entertainment and family fun!
For your convenience, there is free WiFi available on the show grounds.
For information on planning your visit, click here for our What To Do guide.
We look forward to seeing you at Tryon International Equestrian Center soon!