Promoting the enjoyment of horses in North & South Carolina

2018  is rapidly wrapping up!  Mark your calendars for the Annual Meeting & Potluck, WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14th.....

EARLIER TIME 6:00p.m. for dinner and social, meeting begins at 7 as usual. If your last name begins with A-L please bring a salad or side. If your last name begins with M-Z please bring a dessert!

Members will have an opportunity to vote for the incoming Board Members for 2019 and we are honored to have Dr. Setlakwe come and talk with us about her experiences working worldwide with equid and donkey helathcare!  Barbara Claussen will make a short presentation on what she is doing locally for donkeys in the Donkey Rescue of Western NC.


The 2019 FRC Membership forms are available..... click here to get yours and join or go to our membership page to pay online!  

Follow us on FB and contact any board member with your random ideas.....we love them!!

And remember that FRC Members are eligible for a Scholarship, Click Here for more info & form

Educational Seminars

Show Dates









NOW HELD AT FENCE (House), 3381 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC, seminars start at 6:30pm for light refreshments and presentations begin at 7:00pm. Free for FRC Members, $5 suggested donation for Non-Members.
FEBRUARY 21 Laminitis/hoof health
MARCH 21 Equine dental health
APRIL 18 Truck & trailer repair/maintenance
MAY 16 Trail riding & etiquette
AUGUST 15 Pasture management
OCTOBER 17 Equine chiropractic / bodywork
NOVEMBER 14   Donkeys...this is also the
                                    FRC Annual Meeting  & Pot Luck

Foothills Riding Club

FRC Continues to give back to our community.....

ROAD CLEANUP...Foothills Ricing Club has adopted Moore Road in the Green creek area as another way for the club to give
back to the community. Join us October 27th for our next road cleanup date! 
We meet at 10:00 am at Re-Ride, 6431 NC-9, Suite 5, Columbus NC.   
If you are able to help out, please contact Hatsie ... call or text  828-301-3318   email
FELLOW EQUESTRIENNE Alison Leclerc was critically injured in a riding accident. Currently at Atlanta's Shepherd Center
for rehabilitation, FRC has donated $500 towards Alison's GoFundMe account. Be sure to purchase a 2019 "Art of the Horse"
calendar to help support Alison's rehabilitation expenses, because, who doesn't need a calendar? (available at local feed and tack stores)
HARMON FIELD was the recipient of a grading and gravel spreading project in front of the show office. No more slogging through the mud! Come check it out at our last show of the year Saturday October 13th!
IN OTHER FRC News.....
SCRIBE CLINIC...Dressage Scribe Clinic with Margaret Freeman, USDF "S" Judge was a resounding success! FRC hopes to work with Ms. Freeman for another clinic opportunity after the first of the year, focusing on the NEW USEF dressage tests! Stay tuned for more information!

remember to go to EVENTS PAGE for details.

FRC is excited to implement a new program this year... all of the donation monies collected at our educational seminars will be given to local charities. Thank you's extended to our presenters as well as attendees for your generous contributions.


ANNUAL MEETING  - Wednesday November 14th at FENCE House. 

          6:00pm social   7:00pm Presentation

Pot Luck, FRC provides the main dish, Last name begin with A-L? please bring a side or salad. Last name begin with M-Z? please bring dessert!

This is your opportunity to vote in your board members for the coming year.  Bring your suggestions for ideas you would like to see your club implement, educational seminars you would like to experience, clinics - both mounted and unmounted - that you would like to see FRC sponsor!

Members and guests are invited to bring a side dish or a dessert, FRC provides the main course! 


Dr Emilie Setlakwe (DVM) from Tryon Equine Hospital will treat us to a presentation of the work she has done globally providing vital healthcare for working equids and donkeys worldwide. after Dr. Emilie's presentation, Barbara Claussen will make a short presentation on what she is doing locally for donkeys in the Donkey Rescue of Western NC.




ANNUAL FRC GALA- Saturdy JANUARY 12, 2019  

          Times to be announced

Location will again be the fabulous Spiegel Farm. Details to follow!

This year's Gala will feature the first annual Silent Auction!