Jumping, driving, eventing and dressage are just a few of the varied competitions that will be encompassed at the World Equestrian Games.
The World Equestrian Games, expected to draw half a million visitors to Western North Carolina, are just three months away.
Local tourism officials are keeping an eye on key measurements of success as a hotel building boom rolls on.
The event will be held Sept. 10-23 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center about two hours southeast of Asheville.
Rich Nelson will hold an open house on March 9 at his Depot Street studio.