Blowing Rock & Local Destinations

Blowing-Rock-Chamber-of-Commerce-logoBlowing Rock Chamber of Commerce – Blowing Rock is an elegant resort town for all seasons. Located near the Blue Ridge Parkway in Western North Carolina.

The Blowing Rock – The Blowing Rock, North Carolina’s oldest travel attraction since 1933, is an immense cliff 4000 feet above sea level overhanging Johns River Gorge.

Blue Ridge Parkway Association Guide – Official membership guide. Provides complete information on facilities along the entire parkway.

National Park Service Blue Ridge Parkway – Official site with expanded in depth information and kids sections.

Blue Ridge Vacations – The North Carolina Vacations and Travel Guide for Western North Carolina Tourism for the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the North Carolina Mountains of Banner Elk NC, Blowing Rock NC and Boone NC.

Blue Ridge Attractions – Western North Carolina High Country Attractions, Horseback Riding, Blue Ridge Parkway, NC Ski Resorts, Golf Courses, Fishing Guides, and much more!

High Country Host – Serving High Country visitors with travel information and unique opportunities since 1980.

Horse Resources

Carolinas Equestrian logoThe Carolinas Equestrian – The Carolinas Equestrian is a complimentary, regional magazine that captures the passion for the land, the people, their interests and the common denominator that brings them all together … the horse.

Equestrian Connect – Whether you are an amateur or professional, large barn or small, or in charge of doing entries, Equestrian Connect’s web-based entry service works for everyone and will save you time and money. Not only in creating forms, but also checking in at the show office.

Horse Shows On Line – Horse Shows Online is a widely used horse show management program that provides a wide variety of information for show exhibitors, administrative staff, news media and spectators. PSJ, the manager of The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show uses this program to administer its events. There are some premium services requiring membership, but there is substantial information available at no charge on the site including results from the Blowing Rock Horse Show and other shows from across the country.

The United States Equestrian Team Online – The United States Equestrian Team Foundation supports equestrian athletes, promotes international excellence, and builds for the future of equestrian athletes, promotes international excellence, and builds for the future of equestrian sports.

United States Hunter Jumper Association – The USHJA is dedicated to inspiring individuals to achieve their maximum potential, upholding the welfare of the horse and promoting fairness in competition. We are committed to educating our members, representing the hunter and jumper disciplines and advancing the sport.

USEF-LogoUnited States Equestrian Federation – Current News: Team Freedom Brings Home the Gold at the 2006 USEF National Junior Dressage Team! The USA Reining team is announced for 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany . . . and much more!

Local News

Blowing Rock News – Blowing Rock News aims to capture the heart of the life and times of Blowing Rock, NC and its surrounding communities in the High Country of North Carolina.

The Mountain Times – Covering North Carolina’s Northwest Mountains. Offers weekly regional news coverage, seasonal guides, area lodging, mountain sports and outdoor activities, shopping, classifieds, dining, entertainment, events and festival info.

High Country News – The High Country News is a free weekly community news and entertainment publication covering the northwestern North Carolina High Country region, including Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain and beyond.

The Watauga Democrat – Online edition of the Watauga Democrat Updated three times a week, the site contains local news, weather, sports, entertainment, and classifieds.

The Charlotte Observer – The Charlotte Observer first went online in 1996, is the Carolinas’ most visited news and information Website. We are the online partner of The Charlotte Observer, and we share content with our interactive partner, nbc6.com. Charlotte.com is also a member of the RealCities network, providing extensive national news, sports, entertainment, classifieds, weather, real estate and autos.