Posted by on January 3, 2017 in Events, Horseback Riding

North Carolina is an incredible state! Filled with all kinds of natural wonders, such as beaches, waterfalls, forests, and mountains, this is an excellent destination to explore. Due to its abundance of natural beauty, the Western North Carolina mountains are always hosting all kinds of fun events and festivals to be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Art festivals, parades, music festivals, and beer festivals are just a taste of the events that are frequently held here. However, one rare event that will be held in Tryon, North Carolina, is the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018. An event that has been held all over the world throughout the years, the 2018 occurrence of this international competition will take place in the gorgeous Western NC mountains. Learn everything you need to know about this upcoming event and make plans to attend today!

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming World Equestrian Games 2018

When and Where They Will Take Place

The state of North Carolina is the proud host of the FEI World Equestrian Games in 2018! They will be held in the Tryon Equestrian Center from September 10th-23rd, 2018. It is a huge honor for our area to be hosting this special event, and it promises to be the largest event ever held in Polk County!

About the World Equestrian Games

The World Equestrian Games are administered by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). They take place every four years, halfway between each Olympic cycle. This is the major international championships for equestrianism and are highly anticipated by a great number of participants and spectators. This amazing competition first began in 1990, with the first World Equestrian Games held in the beautiful city of Stockholm, Sweden. Other locations throughout the years include Rome, Italy, the Hague, Netherlands, and Normandy, France. The World Equestrian Games have been held one other time in the United States in the year 2010, when they took place in Lexington, Kentucky.

Why You Need to Attend the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018

This will be a thrilling event to attend! Only head every four years, the World Equestrian Games are a special occurrence that are held all over the globe. Not only will you love watching the games, but you’ll also love the location. The Tryon Equestrian Center is set within a backdrop of the gorgeous North Carolina mountains, creating the perfect backdrop for this wonderful event.

Where to Stay in the Beautiful Western NC Mountains

Discover why this scenic area has been chosen to host the World Equestrian Games 2018! Come stay with us at the Orchard Inn in the nearby town of Saluda, NC. Our charming bed and breakfast offers comfortable rooms and enjoyable amenities in a secluded environment with incredible views. We’ve got some fantastic features waiting for you, such as a game room, library, and garden. In addition to our lovely amenities, we also have an outstanding place to eat: Newman’s Restaurant at the Orchard Inn. Our chefs prepare some of the most exquisite cuisine you’ve ever tasted, and our menu changes weekly. Each meal consists of the finest and freshest organic ingredients- most of which come straight out of our own garden! If you’re traveling with a group or simply want more privacy, you can stay in one of our vacation cottages adjacent to the inn. The Orchard Inn is, without a doubt, one of the finest inns you’ll have the pleasure of visiting, so check our availability and book your stay today!

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