Polk County, Landrum and the Carolina Foothills are an equestrian lover’s paradise. Miles of riding trails wind through the area, offering everything from a gentle ride through quiet woods or a quicker pace through rolling fields. Horse shows and other events frequent Harmon Field and FENCE, and the area is known nationally for its annual Block House Steeplechase. Fox hunts, pony clubs, carriage clubs, hunters, jumpers and so much more truly make this area Horse Country.
The history of Polk County is the story of the horse. It is true, of course, that the early history of any area includes the reliance of people on horses for transportation and work, but in our community that reliance has continued to this day. The first two ‘historical’ events of our area may be […]