Mill Spring, NC (PRWEB) April 26, 2014
Bright’s Creek, a residential and sporting club community located in Mill Spring, North Carolina, proudly sponsored the FENCE Horse Trials on April 12-13, bringing equestrians from six colleges to compete in the areas of dressage, eventing, and stadium jumping.
Representing Clemson University’s “Clemson Stripes” team, Caroline Andrews, Leigh Casaceli, Julia Gates and Christina Kearse placed first in the horse trials, with help from their horses, Will You Be Mine, Power Punch, Book of John and Hope for Moor. The University of South Carolina Aiken team finished in second place and the combined team of riders from the University of Virginia and Transylvania University finished in third place. The University of Georgia and University of Kentucky teams were also spirited contenders in the competition.
Omar Botero, a passionate horseman and developer of Bright’s Creek, joined Bright’s Creek Equestrian Trainer, Samantha Chody, as well as Director of Sales, Kate Brantly, in presenting the winning riders with a trophy and a complimentary stay at the property.
“I was thrilled that Bright’s Creek decided to become involved with FENCE, as the organization has been a longtime passion of mine,” said Martha Love, a Bright’s Creek resident who coordinated the partnership. “I’m pleased that the new developers, including Omar Botero, have truly made an effort to support local community organizations and the interests of Bright’s Creek residents.”
“FENCE is very appreciative of Bright’s Creek’s sponsorship of the Horse Trials,” said Pat Salomon, executive director of FENCE. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with Bright’s Creek in the years to come.”
Spanning 4,700 pristine acres surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and centered on a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, Bright’s Creek offers a family-friendly enclave where residents of all ages can enjoy a world-class equestrian center, championship golf, traditional lodge and club house, and amenities that include a future premier gun club. A beautiful, post-and-beam barn is the visual centerpiece of the Bright's Creek equestrian center, with acres of prime pasture and a large jumping arena. Horse enthusiasts will discover mile after mile of well-groomed trails, as well as expert instruction from Samantha Chody.
Bright’s Creek is just a short drive from charming mountain towns including Lake Lure, Hendersonville, Asheville, and Tryon, as well as farmer’s markets, local artisans, historic sites and seasonal festivals. Ideally located in close proximity to major transportation hubs including Asheville Airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport and Rutherford Private Airport, Bright’s Creek is easily accessible for long weekend getaways. Other nearby area attractions include Asheville’s Biltmore estate, the Green River, and Carowinds Theme Park for plenty of family fun. Bright’s Creek is located at 2222 Palmer Road. To schedule a personal preview with a luxury home specialist, or for more information call (828) 620-2552 or visit http://www.brightscreek.com.
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About Bright’s Creek
Nestled among the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, Bright’s Creek is an exclusive 4,700 + acre property, featuring home sites with breathtaking views of a Tom Fazio-designed world class golf course and scenic mountain ranges. Offering a refined, luxurious, and family-friendly lifestyle, Bright’s Creek boasts an equestrian center, fifteen miles of riding trails, a members’ lodge, and lush hiking trails. Acquired at a below market value by Miami-based real estate developer Alianza Trinity Holdings in August 2013, Bright’s Creek features nearly $100 million worth of infrastructure already in place, proving to be an excellent buying opportunity for future owners, with a selection of prime lots currently available. Bright’s Creek amenities will be reinvigorated and expanded upon to create a new interpretation of luxury mountain home living that will be the premier recreational and sporting club destination in the region. New features will include a social clubhouse, swim and fitness center, expanded equestrian center, premier gun club, kid’s activity center, teepee village, tree houses and a wine tasting room. For more information, please visit http://www.brightscreek.com.