Reining The Carolinas Equestrian 18 “Given this facility’s amenities and the potential scope of your audience, I suppose you’re going to reach out to the reining community?”  “Do you plan to submit a bid to host a future World Equestrian Games (WEG)?”  “The indoor arena will be perfectly suited for the reining and vaulting disciplines.”  It’s hard to believe that this initial conversational exchange with Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) managing partner Mark Bellissimo occurred four years ago.  To say a lot has transpired since then is an understatement.