Tryon International Equestrian Center

Casual outdoor horse show events

Tryon International Equestrian Center has quickly become an international hub for many of the world’s top equestrian athletes. Guests are welcome 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.

Watch riders and horses from all over the United States compete from the comfort of elevated viewing areas around each ring with ample shade and seating, designed with spectators in mind! Admission to all of our horse shows is free and open to the public with complimentary parking. Competitions generally start at 8am and wind down in the late afternoon through 5pm. Click here for our event calendar to find out when the next show is!

During non-competition weeks, Tryon hosts other events including festivals and concerts. Visit to the facility, enjoy the views, and grab a bite to eat any day of the year!

“Saturday Night Lights” is a Grand Prix equestrian event featuring food, fun, live music, and the highest level of competitive show jumping on select Saturday evenings throughout the year. Admission, parking and carousel rides are all free! For more information, click here.