Violist Kathryn Poore (right) from the Ocala Symphony and Violinist Jueun Kim Warf (left) from the Gainesville Symphony performed a duet in the model home at Equestrian Springs on Saturday Oct 15th.
In the photo below: Left to right, Jackie Carlson of TL Carlson Construction who built the home, Hellena Smejda from Equestrian Springs, Jueun and Kathryn, Al Nuh from Equestrian Springs.
The weather was perfect for a trail ride! Pictured is the horse sculpture atop the cascade waterfall, which was the starting point for the trail ride on this beautiful property.
Bill Maleske’s Paso Fino waiting for her buddies, parked in front of lot 1.
Below: Maria French on her Tobiano Paint and Rianne Ruizendaal of Dutch Dream Farm on the Hanoverian “Versailles”
Above: Denise Raymond on her Missouri Foxtrotter “Sam”
Below: Close-up of the full-size Italian horse atop the 15 foot high cascade made from Florida limestone and surrounded by a moat landscaped with water lilies and other plants. It stands in the roundabout at the apex of the entrance road which then branches left and right. Every visitor loves this !
Bill and Nancy Maleske on their Paso Finos enjoyed visiting with friend and fellow trail rider Karen Holgate. It was a crisp Fall morning (notice jackets!).
Below: Karen, Nancy, Bill ready to head out
Denise Raymond joins the group
Below: Fall is when Muehli Grass blooms in Ocala. Here, it complements the Knock Out Roses that flank the Florida limestone rocks on the Equestrian Springs entrance island. Shown through the entrance gate posts, in the far left, is the cascade with full-size horse sculpture. Far right is the Carlson-built Parade house on lot 17, seen through the trees of lot 27.
Below: I love this google-enhanced photo! It’s so romantic.
Below: Banners and signs welcomed visitors to our entry in the Fall Ocala Parade of Homes.
Equestrian Springs developer “Lucky” Smejda stopped at Ocala’s famous Tas-T-O Donut shop on Silver Springs Boulevard early morning and selected a variety of treats for after the trail ride. The Ocala institution opens at 6 and is usually sold out by 10.