Unfortunately the Spring Hunter Pace rescheduled for Sunday, April 29th has been canceled due to flooded trails from all the rain this week. Out of respect for our landowners and safety for horse and rider -it was the right decision. Please spread the word.
WHEN: Sunday, April 8, 2018 Rain Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018 RAINDATE: Due to the forecast of rain this weekend and next we are moving the rain date to .
WHERE: Michael and Kia Atkins’ Long Shadows Farm – 500 Blackwell Road, Campobello, SC. Detailed directions below.
TIME: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Starting times assigned upon arrival.
Those riding WINGS (fastest time) arrive at 8:30AM
DIVISIONS: The Field Hunter Division / The Hilltopper Trail Rider Division. All courses well marked and safe. Course marked for jumpers and non-jumpers.
Mini course available for a shorter ride – approx. 4 miles.
AWARDS: First Place—six ribbons in each division. Prize to the Tryon Hounds member team with best times.
ATTIRE: Protective Headgear with harness. NO EXCEPTIONS. Comfortable riding attire.
HORSE: Current Coggins (one Year)
RELEASES & ENTRY: May be downloaded here. Also, available at event. Read all pages, initial or sign as indicated. Minors (under 18 years) must have both parents &/or guardian sign, or will not able to participate. PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE 2 WAIVERS THAT REQUIRE SIGNING - BOTH THE TRYON HOUNDS AND THE NPA.
ENTRY FEE: $45.00 per horse & rider (this includes a $2.00 donation to the Polk Equine Emergency Rescue). Juniors 12 and under are $20.00, and must ride with an adult. Pony Club members $15.00 fee.
LUNCH: Free to riders. Children 12 and under and non-riders - $10.00. Lunch served:
10:30am – 2:00pm.
CONTACTS: For additional information, please call Louise Hughston 864-909-0491; Nelson Minnick 704-560-0429
From I-26 East (from Asheville): Exit 5, Hwy 11 (Campobello), turn left, then follow instructions below.
From I-26 West (from Spartanburg): Exit 5, Hwy 11 (Campobello), turn right, go .2 mile,
Turn left on East Frontage Road, go .3 mile,
Turn right on Melvin Hill Road, go 2.6 miles,
Turn left on Old Melvin Hill Road, go .3 mile,
Turn left on Blackwell Road, go .5 mile
See Parking Signs
From Highway 9 and 14 (Landrum Mill Road and Sandy Plains): From the Blinker light,
go South (towards Spartanburg) on Hwy 9 to Melvin Hill Road, about 5.4 miles,
Turn right on Melvin Hill Road, go 2.1 miles,
Turn right on Old Melvin Hill Road, go .5 mile,
Turn left on Blackwell Road
See Parking Signs