Tag: The Fork

Sep 18, 2023

Through the Lens: 2023 The Fork at Tryon

The Fork at Tryon took place this past weekend, September 14-17, 2023, at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina. The event featured international competition at the CCI4*-S, CCI2*-L, and CCI1*-S levels, as well as national competition at the Advanced, Intermediate, Preliminary, Modified, Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice levels.

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Apr 10, 2022 Competitions

Doug Payne and Vandiver Double Up on CCI4*-S Wins at The Fork at TIEC

Repeating their 2021 win at The Fork, Doug Payne (USA) and Vandiver climbed from seventh to top of the pack in the, producing the fastest cross-country round of the day in the CCI4*-S Division to clinch the win on a score of 30.8. Meanwhile, Phillip Dutton (USA) and Z, the 14-year-old Zangersheide gelding (ASCA x Babouche VH Gehucht Z) owned by Evie Dutton, Ann Jones, Suzanne Lacy, Caroline Moran, Thomas Tierney, and David and Patricia Vos, added just 2.8 points to their previous score of 28 to also achieve a score of 30.8. With Payne’s more optimum time across the Captain Mark Phillips (GBR) course design, he won the tie-breaker. Will Coleman (USA) and Off the Record, the 13-year-old Irish Sport Horse Gelding (VDL Arkansas x Ard Ohio) owned by Off The Record Syndicate, claimed third place honors on a score of 31.2 to round out the podium.

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Apr 10, 2022 Competitions

Liz Halliday-Sharp Holds On for CCI 4*-S Lead with Cooley Moonshine at The Fork

Day two of The Fork at TIEC featured cross-country and show jumping competition hosted at Tryon International Equestrian Center & Resort (TIEC) as part of the three-day eventing competition. Upper levels contested show jumping in Tryon Stadium in the afternoon over the Dean Rheinheimer (USA) course, while levels Beginner Novice through Preliminary challenged the cross-country track set by Captain Mark Phillips (GBR). Ahead of Sunday’s final phase of competition, free and open to the public, results and comments from Saturday’s competition can be found below.

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Apr 08, 2022 Competitions

Liz Halliday-Sharp Leads CCI 4*-S and CCI 3*-S Divisions at The Fork

In its twentieth year of existence across two venues, the historic eventing competition known as The Fork kicked off at Tryon International Equestrian Center & Resort (TIEC) with dressage to launch three days of international and national eventing competition, with 225 entries presenting in the sandbox. Competition is open to the public and will continue through Sunday, April 10. Read below for updates and scores.

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Apr 07, 2022 Competitions

Weekend Quick Links: April 9-10

Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.

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Apr 04, 2021 Competitions

Doug Payne Dominates The Fork at TIEC

Sunday saw thrilling finishes across the board for The Fork at TIEC presented by Nutrena®, but none as definitive as Doug Payne topping the leaderboard in the ProElite® CCI4*-S Division, in addition to top-10 placings with Quantum Leap and Starr Witness, in fifth and eighth. In between rides and coaching across all divisions in eventing, Payne was also winning in the jumper rings as part of Tryon Welcome 2 competition, where he went two-for-two aboard Quintessence.

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Apr 04, 2021 Competitions

The Fork at TIEC Celebrates Biggest Competition Opening Day to Date

The Fork at TIEC presented by Nutrena® kicked off with more than 600 scored rides in one day after two phases of competition, sending 10 divisions through the White Oak Cross-Country Course and testing six divisions in show jumping competition in Tryon Stadium. With more than 300 entries, the fourth running of the event is the biggest ever held at Tryon International Equestrian Center and Resort (TIEC), and the competition continues through Sunday, April 4. The Fork at TIEC presented by Nutrena® is closed to spectators per USEF guidelines for COVID-19. For live scoring and competition information, check www.Tryon.com/eventing.

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Apr 02, 2021 Competitions

Fast Facts: 2021 The Fork at TIEC

The very first Fork Horse Trials was supposed to be held in April of 2002, but the event was rained out and didn’t debut until the next year. The Fork went on to run every April since 2003 except for in 2020 when the event was forced to be canceled due to COVID-19. While The Fork was originally held at Jim and Bernadette Cogdell’s farm in Norwood, N.C., this will be the fourth year that it is run at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, N.C.

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Apr 01, 2021 Competitions

Weekend Quick Links: April 2-4, 2021

Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.

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Feb 28, 2020 Eventing News

Modifications to The Fork at TIEC

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is excited to welcome the return of The Fork at TIEC Eventing competition on April 2-5, 2020. However, due to recent storm damage on the course, the Training, Novice and Beginner Novice Divisions for The Fork at TIEC will not be held this year.

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Feb 06, 2020 Competitions

USEA Events A-Z: The Fork Horse Trials

The Fork Horse Trials are held yearly on the first weekend in April at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, North Carolina (Area II). The event offers Beginner Novice through Advanced horse trials and CCI2*-S, CCI3*-S, and CCI4*-S competition. TIEC is a year-round host to hunter/jumper shows and dressage shows in addition to eventing competitions.

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