CCoH Field Trip June 28, 2019 : Participants please RSVP to [email protected] or via the Exhange Group 


Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), Nelon Farm to photograph buffalo, Landrum, SC 


When: 8:30—8:45 AM, Friday, June 28, 2019 

Meet at TIEC ,main parking area, near the main entrance to the stadium. 

TIEC, 4066 Pea Ridge Rd. Mill Spring, NC 28756 

CCoH Release Form: Download, print, complete the form and sign. Bring it with you. 


Please feel free to participate in all, or any portion, of the field trip . Join, or leave, us at any point along the way. 



1. Jerry & Robin Nelon Farm (5 minutes fromTIEC) meet at TIEC and travel as a group to the farm. 

721 Abrams Moore Rd., Rutherfordton, NC 

Meet at TIEC stadium entrance at 8:30-8:45 AM. Travel approximately 5 minutes to the Nelon Farm to photograph buffalo. The farm is private property and is owned by friends of Herk & Linda Schmidt. Plan to spend about 30 minutes at the farm photographing the buffalo and the surroundings. They have 23 buffalo calves this year. Hopefully the buffalo will cooperate and be in a good location. The Nelon’s are expecting us at 9:00 AM. 

After photographing the buffalo, we will travel back to Tryon International Equestrian Center to photograph the equestrian events and competitions until lunch time. 


2. Tryon International Equestrian Center 10:00 AM – 12:30PM. (admission is free) 

4066 Pea Ridge Rd. Mill Spring, NC 28756 

A number of equestrian events are planned for Friday, June 28. Events will be ongoing in several rings as well as the main stadium. The events on Friday are part of the Tryon Summer 3 (AA/Level 6 CSI 2*), a 4 day event, 6/26-6/29. The main stadium is big. A telephoto lens will be very helpful for photographing the jumping competitions. 

Members are free to roam the grounds at will. Lots of interesting stuff to photograph. 

Meet back in the parking lot at 12:30 PM to travel to Landrum, SC for lunch

Visit the TIEC website for more information about the equestrian center. 


3. Lunch 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM +, Landrum, SC (approximately 13 miles, 25 minutes from TIEC) 

Hare & Hound Pub 

101 E Rutherford St 

Landrum, SC 29356-1523 

Visit their website for more information and to review their menu. 

There are some interesting shops and some interesting things to photograph in Landrum, SC, near the restaurant, for those who see and photograph some this charming little town. 


Ride sharing: Members who wish to share a ride, and travel together in the same vehicle, should post a notice and contact each other via the CCoH Exchange, personal email, etc. 


RSVP to Dennis Guffey ([email protected]), participants only, or via the CCoH Exchange Group.