The mild weather and extensive bridle paths of Western North Carolina attract equestrians from all over the country. The region has been known as horse country for decades, and the Tryon International Equestrian Center, with its year-round activities, benefits all levels of equestrians.
Now you can live here and raise your beloved horses in Tryon, North Carolina. In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where the scenery is spectacular, you can relax in your home or ride the trails at Tryon Equestrian Farms. Your multi-acre homesite is within driving distance of Asheville, NC, Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA. But once you’ve moved in, you may need to know where to go when your Equine veterinarian care.
How Do I Get Emergency Care for My Horse?
No matter where you ride, accidents may happen to your horse. When an injury affects your horse’s health, time is of the essence. You have to find medical treatment as quickly as possible. On-going wellness and routine care for your horse(s) is also a necessity, but don’t fret, there are plenty of well-trained large animal Veterinarians in and around the Tryon frontier.
Photo: Tryon Equine Hospital
There are two options for quality emergency care for your horse. Both are close to your home in Tryon Equestrian Farms:
Tryon Equine Hospital in Columbus, NC offers 24-hour emergency services, including rehabilitation services. In an emergency, call 828-292-5456 at any time. They’re about 15 minutes away and will send a vet to your home for emergency care.
Hunt Country Equine Mobile Veterinary Services, PLLC in Tryon also provides 24-hour emergency services. During regular business hours, call 828-894-2627. During off-hours, call (866) 397-8312. They’re only six minutes from your home, and they’ll send a mobile unit.
Photos: Tryon Equine Hospital
Who Can I Contact for Routine Horse Care and Wellness?
Photo: Tryon Equine Hospital
Horses need regular check-ups and routine care. You visit your primary care physician every year for an annual physical, so you should take care of your horse in the same way. Both facility-based services and mobile care units are available in the area. Options include:
Tryon Equine Hospital has a 17,000-square-foot facility. Call 704-528-1717 to make an appointment. Their facility offers everything from diagnostics and digital radiology to dentistry, reproduction services and surgery. They boast five mobile units, in addition to emergency services, to provide on-site services including ultrasound, endoscopy and gastroscopy. They also have a pharmacy.
Hunt Country Equine Mobile Veterinary Services, PLLC provides preventative care, as well as most other veterinary services. Their wellness program provides needed seasonal care, as well as twice-yearly check-ups. Call them at 828-894-2627.
Apple Valley Equine Mobile Veterinary Services in Hendersonville, NC is approximately 30 minutes from your home and offers mobile veterinary services such as preventive healthcare, lameness evaluations, and dental healthcare and alternative therapies. Call them at 828-808-8304 for an appointment.
Magnolia Equine Veterinary Services LLC in Lyman, SC is about 30 minutes from your home. Their mobile units offer reproduction, dentistry and wellness services. Call them at 336-407-5700 for an appointment.
The health of your horse is of top concern to the equine veterinary services in the area. To learn more about the benefits of living near the horse country around Tryon, NC, contact Tryon Equestrian Farms to schedule a tour of the grounds and community. Imagine being able to relax while enjoying the beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, knowing your horse’s health is in good hands.
Photos: Hunt Country Equine Mobile Veterinary Services