Equestrian Cross-Country Course coming to Polk County

We were very excited to hear that a cross country course is being installed at the new Tryon International Equestrian Center. For equestrians, this means that all riding disciplines are now available in the area, with the one exception being polo (which is a little more complicated in the foothills of the mountains). To read […]

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Derbyshire Resident is Featured Artist in The Art of the Horse

We are so excited to have one of our residents chosen to be an artist for The Art of the Horse. Please click on the Tryon Daily Bulletin article below to learn more about The Art of the Horse and Becky Collins. Artist Becky Collins combines love of bees, large-scale community art

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Posted in: Art , NC , Polk County

Top 5 Reasons to Live in the Tryon/Columbus Area of Western North Carolina

View of Derbyshire Lake

Whenever we are helping someone who is considering a move to this area, it’s always interesting to see how they picked the Tryon, NC or Columbus, NC for their new home. There’s typically not one specific thing about these towns that they mention, but instead it’s the great combination of several factors that make this […]

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North Carolina Horse Farms and Equestrian Property for Sale

Pasture view from front of Derbyshire Stable

Are you interesting in purchasing an equestrian property or horse farm in North Carolina? Here at Derbyshire, we understand that it takes a lot of research to find just the right home for both you and your horse. Luckily, in North Carolina there are many great areas for equestrians, and there are also some wonderful […]

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A Review of the Top Things to Consider When Purchasing Equestrian Land or a Horse Farm

Open Pasture

At Derbyshire, we understand that one of the biggest challenges for an equestrian who is looking to relocate is finding a place where they can also have an ideal home for their horses. Based on our experiences with clients seeking the right location for both their horses and their families, below are the top things […]

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Why Tryon Horse Country?

Pasture

Another great guest post from Libbie Johnson at Tryon Horse Country: Tryon Horse Country is not a circle on a map, but rather a wider geographical, economically-linked area. The immediate Tryon Horse Country encompasses Polk County, northern Spartanburg and Greenville counties – Landrum, Gowansville, Campobello.  The wider swath of Tryon Horse Country roughly goes from […]

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10 Horse Facts from Tryon Horse Country

Bridals

We would like to introduce our readers to our new guest writer, Libbie Johnson. She is the lady who is in charge of creating, editing, and updating our favorite equestrian website, Tryon Horse Country. It is the best online resource for any equestrian who lives in Western North Carolina, is thinking about moving to the […]

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Posted in: Equestrian , Local Resources , NC

Great Horse Trails in the Southeast: North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia

Horses on Trail

Enjoying time on a beautiful horse trail is more than just time away from a busy schedule, work, and the daily trappings of time. It is a lifestyle. It incorporates a big part of who you are. If you are one of the many passionate about horseback riding you understand what this means to you. […]

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Real Estate Options Available for Horse Owners Moving to North Carolina

Saddles

As a horse owner you know what you need and what you would like in a home and property for your animals. Perhaps you run, or would like to start a training or breeding program or professional business. You may simply want a hobby farm or place to have your horses graze with room and […]

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Amenities Available in Planned Communities

Hiking Trails

A number of key elements come into play when looking for a new place to live. For families, it might be schools and proximity to parks and recreation for the kids. For couples who have become empty nesters, it might be a smaller home close to shopping and other neighbors. For others, it might be […]

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