Mark your calendars for FENCE’s Round-Up Rodeo 

Published 8:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2022

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center, FENCE, invites the community to enjoy an entertaining evening at the Round-Up Rodeo on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18. Friday night is “Family Night,” but kids of all ages are welcome both nights. The rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m with gates opening at 6 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at the gate. Children 10 and under receive free admission. The rodeo will be in the covered arena and offers plenty of on-site parking. The event is rain or shine.


This rodeo is sanctioned by the International Professional Rodeo Association (IPRA) and features bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, cowgirls break away roping, team roping, cowgirls barrel racing, and tie-down roping. 

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Proceeds from the rodeo will go to support FENCE’s programs and events such as the Therapeutic Riding of Tryon program (TROT), youth and adult educational programs, summer camps, free family events and much more. Additionally, the funds raised will also help to support the upkeep and maintenance of 384 acres of land and five miles of trails which are open to the public from sunrise to sunset 365 days a year at no cost.


For more information about this event, contact FENCE at 828-859-9021,, or visit FENCE is located at 3381 Hunting Country Road in Tryon, North Carolina.


Submitted by Amy Schmitte