Competitor FAQ

I’ve never been to TIEC before. What can I expect?

We’ve got you covered! Click here to view our first-time competitor’s guide and preview your competition vacation experience.

When is your next horse show?

Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort, host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, is one of the world’s ultimate equestrian lifestyle destinations with first-class facilities for all FEI disciplines and showcasing hunter/jumper, equitation, steeplechase, Dressage and Para Dressage, polo, reining and multidiscipline events in Mill Spring, NC. For specific show information, please click here for our list of upcoming events and join us on Facebook for current news on our shows, themed events and live updates as they happen.

Where can I find a prize list?

Click here for hunter/jumper horse show prize lists.

Click here for dressage horse show prize lists.

Where can I download an entry form and find a list of the required health documents? 

Click here for our printable entry blank, or view the entire prize list and required health documents by clicking here.

Who can I contact for stall reservations or about feed and bedding? 

Please contact our Stabling Office (828) 863-1003 or You can also fill out our online form for Stabling Requests by clicking here.

How can I contact the show office? 

The phone number for the Exhibitor Office is (828) 863-1005, or you can click here to e-mail us. The main office phone number is (828) 863-1000.

Where can I see results? Where can I watch videos of my round?

Results, orders-of-go, ring statuses, and more can all be viewed on your Showgrounds Live account, or you can browse show results by clicking here. You can view videos on ShowgroundsLive by clicking here and searching by class number/name, horse, or rider/owner name. Double check that the correct show date is also selected from the dropdown.

How do I get to the show grounds? What are the closest airports?

TIEC is located conveniently off of exit 170 on US Highway 74, at 4066 Pea Ridge Road., Mill Spring, NC 28756. For a map and detailed directions, please click here. The Greenville-Spartanburg, SC International Airport (GSP) is 45 minutes away; the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is 50 minutes away; and the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is 40 minutes away.

I’ve never been to Tryon before. Is there a map of the show grounds available? 

Click here to view a map of the TIEC show grounds.

Where can I see a list of judges and officials? 

Please click here to view a current prize list, which contains a list of the judges and officials for each show.

What is the parking situation at TIEC? 

Parking at TIEC is free and plentiful. There is designated parking close to the barns. However, fire regulations prohibit all vehicles, including trailers, vans and passenger vehicles, from being parked in the stable areas. Vans and trailers are only allowed in the stable area to load and unload.  All of our spectator parking is located in front of and to the sides of the Legends Club at the main entrance.

What are the on-site lodging options? 

We have several options for on-site lodging, including 1BR cabins, 3BR cabins, 5BR cabins, RV pads, and the Stable House Inn. For a directory of our on-site lodging options, please click here. We now offer online booking for lodging reservations. Click here for online booking. You can also call our lodging office at (828) 863-1105 or e-mail

I need to have something mailed to me while I’m at the show. Where should I have it sent? 

Please have all packages addressed to:
Attn: Your Name, Barn/Company Name
c/o 4066 Pea Ridge Road
Mill Spring, NC 28756

What is there to eat at TIEC? Where can I look at menus?

For a directory of on-site dining options, hours and menus, click here.

How can I book a table in the Legends Club? 

Click here for our Legends Club Table Request form.

What kinds of shopping is there at TIEC?

Tryon Resort proudly features long and short-term retail vendors along the Promenade at Tryon Resort and at special events. Shop for name-brand products for both horse and rider, designer apparel, fashionable accessories for you and your home, unique gifts and more at our collection of boutiques. Click here for more information on shopping at Tryon Resort.

To sign up to become a vendor, click here.

What is Saturday Night Lights?

One of our favorite nights of the week, Saturday Night Lights is a Grand Prix show jumping event featuring food, fun, live music, and the highest level of competitive show jumping at Tryon International Equestrian Center on select Saturday evenings throughout the year. For more information, click here.

Who should I contact if I lost something at the show?

If you have lost a horse-related item, please contact the Horse Show Office by stopping by in person or calling (828) 863-1005. If you might have left something in one of our restaurants or spectator areas, please check with our Lodging department at (828) 863-1015. Found items are kept for 30 days. All guests claiming items must bring their photo ID. If you have found an item you would like to turn in to Lost and Found, please call our Security department at (828) 863-1019.

If you still have questions, please try our Spectator FAQ page or contact us by clicking here. We’ll direct your question to the appropriate party and have someone get back to you as soon as possible!

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