Horse Communities

Since the early days of Carter Brown and The Tryon Riding and Hunt Club in the mid 1920’s, horse lovers have been drawn to the foothills of Western North Carolina. The area’s thriving horse community has it all! Horse shows… trials… races…...
Tryon, NC

Tryon, NC

Located in the Foothills of the central Blue Ridge Mountains, Tryon is known for its mild climate – the Thermal Belt – allowing for outdoor activities year round. Tryon, Columbus and Saluda, referred to as the String of Pearls, have much to offer everyone,...

Spartanburg, SC

Located in the Foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Spartanburg is full of exciting attractions, beautiful scenery and friendly people. This diverse area offers a wealth of fun and exciting things to do for the shopper, historian and outsdoorsman....
Saluda, NC

Saluda, NC

“Saluda” derived from the Cherokee “Tsaludiyi” or “green corn place.” Located in both Henderson and Polk counties, it is “where the foothills end and the Blue Ridge begins.” The arrival of the Spartanburg and Asheville...
Landrum, SC

Landrum, SC

Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Landrum is the “Gateway to North Carolina and South Carolina”. Early settlers built a fort – Earl’s Fort – in the area around 1760, arriving from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Around 1880,...

Hendersonville, NC

Located just 22 miles south of Asheville, NC, Historic Hendersonville and the village of Flat Rock are nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge National Heritage area in Western North Carolina. Hendersonville’s gentle climate, beautiful scenery and friendly people...