The PSJ Show scheduled for this weekend at Highfields has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew. Highfields does have stalls available for horses being evacuated from the coast. (

Stableview Ride Times are up

stable view cross country

Aiken’s first Advanced Level horse trials will be at Stable View this Saturday, October 1st. The Oktoberfest event starts off with Advanced dressage from 7:30am to 12:30pm, stadium from 1pm to 2:45pm and cross country from 1:20pm to 3:05pm. Individual competitors’ ride times are up…


The Stable View Oktoberfest Horse Trials ride times are posted. Preliminary and Advanced go on Saturday; Lower divisions on Sunday. Ride times here. General schedule here. Course walk with Boyd Martin at 10:30. Course walk with Captain Mark Phillips at 9:30.

Sarah Eakin to Launch First Novel at The Willcox – Tuesday, July 26


Sarah Eakin, an international author, journalist, PR consultant and former Aiken resident, will launch her debut novel “Wed, White and Blue” at The Willcox from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday July 26. There will be a cash bar in the world-renowned hotel’s lobby. Sarah,…

Backstretch Tour: A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Aiken Training Track

Mornings at the Aiken Training Track: No better place to be. Photo by Gary Knoll.

Have you ever wanted to experience what it would be like on the backstretch at the Aiken Training Track?  Now you can discover the magic of training Thoroughbred racehorses with a behind the scenes tour!  The Aiken Training Track and…

Thirty-Five Horses in Aiken Trials, 2016 Edition

Around the bend at the Aiken Trials

The Aiken Trials, Aiken’s day of racing for young Thoroughbreds, will have 35 entrants and six full races this year. This will include three races for 2-year-old maidens, two for 3-year-old maidens, and the featured City of Aiken Trophy for winners,…

Author of Secretariat’s Meadow to appear at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum


Kate Chenery Tweedy, co-author of “Secretariat’s Meadow – The Land, The Family, The Legend” will speak about Secretariat and hold a book signing at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum on Friday, March 18 at beginning at 5:30 pm.  Copies…

Tryon International Equestrian Center Releases 2016 Spring Series Dates 


For Immediate Release:   Mill Spring, NC – February 2, 2016 – Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) and Tryon Resort will welcome equestrian competitors back to the rolling hills of western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains in early April, as…