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Defined as the Olympic Games equivalent for horses is the World Equestrian Games. Cited as the most attended sports event in the state, its projected revenue was 400 million dollars. The thirteen-day event was expected to impact the economies of towns such as Asheville and Hendersonville. Tryon International Equestrian Center’s as its locale can be attributed to its efforts at revitalizing the surrounding job market, in initiatives such as reviving All American Homes of North Carolina, Inc. as US Precision Construction LLC. Choosing North Carolina as its site may be a nod to its reputation for producing thoroughbreds such as Sir Archie, whose descendants include Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and Native Dancer.