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OTTB Alliance Seminars

Tryon, NC

August 30-September 1, 2019

Join us Labor Day weekend in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. During this unique 3 day event, you will have the opportunity to hear from nationally recognized OTTB and equestrian experts, including 2017 RRP Thoroughbred Makeover show hunter champion Charlotte Cannon, as they discuss a variety of topics related to rehoming, rehabilitating and restarting Thoroughbreds. In addition to the live educational seminar, industry leaders representing all aspects of horse ownership will be part of the exhibition and available to answer your questions, in addition to some fun unique horse businesses. While visiting Tryon International Equestrian Center enjoy all this world renowned venue has to offer including Equine Artists of Tryon GalleryThe Equine Simulator, one of a kind boutiques and on-site Dover Saddlery to meet all your equestrian needs. Hurry and register now as space is limited for this seminar! Please contact TIEC for special event lodging rates at the Stable House Inn, limited rooms available for $99/night. 


Advanced Registration Recommended


Friday plus Saturday OR Sunday 1 day registration $109

Friday, Saturday AND Sunday  2 day registration $199 

Seminar Agenda

Friday (open to all)

12pm-4pm Registration packet pick up, Exhibitor hall open       

4pm- Introduction

4:30- Susannah West Cord, DreamBuilder Life Coach

5pm- Randi Thompson: How to Market Your Horse Business

7pm- Dinner Meet n Greet with special guest speaker Dr. Kristine Vernon, PhD: Rider Biomechanics ($45 additional registration required)



7:30-8:15am Registration packet pick up, Exhibitor hall open

8:30-10:00am Dr. Karie Vander Werf, Treasure Coast Equine Emergency Services/FB Horse Vet Corner: Ulcers, Emergency Preparedness

10:30-12:00pm Charlotte Cannon, Fox Point Farm: The Benefits of Endotapping

12:30-1:30 Lunch 

1:30-2:30 pm Martha Kemmer, Full Circle Equine Therapy and Jill Briggs, Stay Fit Equine: Benefits of Massage Therapy and Saddle Fit for the Horse and Rider

2:30-3:15pm Susannah West Cord: Finding Your Equestrian Vision

3:30-4:30 Kathy Gleason Animal Communicator

Exhibitor hall open all day


6:30pm- Sign up for optional regional dinner on your own to meet local horse enthusiasts from your area (sign up sheets will be available at registration)


7:30-8:15am Registration pick up, Exhibitor hall open

8:30-10:00am Live Demo, Charlotte Cannon: Brain and Body Balancing

10:30-12:00pm Dr. Megan Shepherd, Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine: Maximizing Equine Nutrition

12:30-1:30 Lunch 

1:30-2:30 Bryan Osborne, CJF, American Farrier Team: Hoof care and prevention

3:00 Raffle ticket door prizes

3:30-4:30 Dr. Holly Baughcome, DC CAC, Foothills Animal Chiropractic: What is Chiropractic for your horse?

Exhibitor hall open all day

*daily schedule subject to change without notice