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Henderson County News

World Equestrian Games wraps up

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Germany’s Simone Blum made equestrian history as she was crowned Individual World Champion in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Jumping Championship on Sunday as the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 concluded its two-week run at Tryon International Equestrian Center. It was a bright spot on the closing day of the games, which during its two-week run had its share problems made by man and Mother Nature.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Local Equestrian Games announces free day for local folks

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Sept. 17 will be Community Day at the FEI World Equestrian Games with free parking and free admission for folks in nearby communities, the Organizing Committee of the games announced.   Read Story »

Tags: Tryon Equestrian Center | World Equestrian Games

Henderson County Business

Polk, Henderson counties lead state in tourism gains

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Henderson County ranked third highest in the state in gains in tourism spending and tourism employment in 2017 over the previous year, the state Commerce Department reported Thursday. Polk County, where tourists are flocking to the Tryon Equestrian Center, was No. 1 in both categories. Buncombe County had the fifth largest increase in visitor spending.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

City OKs street party for Equestrian Games fans

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The Hendersonville City Council on Thursday blessed a big Saturday night party that organizers hope will attract tourists from the World Equestrian Games in Mill Spring.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Big party planned to draw Equestrian Games visitors

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When she read that the World Equestrian Games would bring thousands of well-heeled fans to Mill Spring, Darlene Das wondered what Hendersonville was doing to host them.   Read Story »

Tags: tourism | tourists | Tryon International Equestrian Center | Tryon Equestrian Center | World Equestrian Games

Henderson County News

Volunteers? Yep, horse event needs thousands

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Henderson County News

Crews hustle to finish facilities

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Henderson County News

Tourism industry braces for Equestrian Games stampede

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It’s less than four months to the opening ceremonies for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at Tryon International Equestrian Center, and Henderson County is feeling good about the games and their projected economic impact.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

It's giddyup time for Polk interchange, NCDOT says

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is saddling up for serious construction.   Read Story »

Tags: Tryon Equestrian Center | World Equestrian Games