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Take part in our annual celebration and judging of Biltmore's International Rose Trials with a special package offer. The package starts with a reception in the Rose Garden on Friday evening, May 23, hosted by Biltmore's gardeners and the expert panel of rose judges. Then spend Saturday learning how we judge the roses and celebrating the winners with lunch and an awards ceremony.

This clinic will focus on Centered Riding basics that will help you help your horse to move up through the training scale. Biomechanics of the horse and rider will also be a topic of discussion. All disciplines welcome.

No spectators, please.

Click on the registration form for pricing details and registration info, or call 828-225-1454.

Come experience Biltmore Wine with great fun, food, and more.

A competitive trail ride (CTR) is a competitive distance event over a measured distance and completed within a window of time. NATRC rides are not races. Our rides emphasize the skill of pacing your horse to maximize his longevity as a distance horse.

Pre-registration is required; please call 828-225-1454. No spectators allowed.

Join us for a fun evening of live music, dinner, and beer.


Chef Ryba of the Inn will be sharing BBQ sauce and dry rub recipes and have some to taste, and each brewer will be sharing two different beers. Then, we'll have a delicious barbecue dinner with live music! Brewers attending include Highland, Sierra Nevada, Hi-Wire, and Noble Cider. You’ll also be able to taste Biltmore’s own Cedric’s Ale.


Book early as space is limited. To make your reservation, please call 800-411-3812.

Our summer camps tailor each child’s experience to their age and skill level to give them the best experience possible. Our camps focus on English equitation, natural horsemanship skills, general horse care, nutrition, and tack.

Each camp is five days long and four hours per day. Available for ages 8 and up.

Cost: $400 (goes up to $450 after May 1) per camper.

Available camps:
June 15 - 19
June 22 - 26
July 20 - 24 

Our summer camps tailor each child’s experience to their age and skill level to give them the best experience possible. Our camps focus on English equitation, natural horsemanship skills, general horse care, nutrition, and tack.

Each camp is two days long and four hours per day. Available for ages 5-7.

Cost: $200 (goes up to $225 after May 1) per camper.

Available camps:
July 27 - 28
July 30 - 31

Saturday, August 22nd - Saturday, August 22nd

Equestrian Center - WNC Hunter Schooling Circuit Show

A show circuit provided by equestrians, for equestrians, where safety and fun are top priority.

TBD - for details please call 828-225-1454.

This clinic will focus on Centered Riding basics as detailed in the popular equitation books by Sally Swift. All disciplines welcome.

Thursday, September 17th - Friday, September 18th

14th Annual Homeschool Festival - The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad

Cost: $22 plus tax per person 4 years old and up.

Join us for a fun and educational day on the estate. This one-day ticket includes admission to Biltmore. All homeschool activities will be held at the Farm in Antler Hill Village and surrounding area. Workbook link will be emailed a week prior to the event, or are available for an additional cost when ordered in advance. Lunch and accommodation options available.

Call 866-851-4661 to learn more and reserve.