Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: February 4th, 2017

 

Rare Royal Golden Carriage released from Museum for a once in a lifetime drive, Weirsdale, FL

 

Attendees will have access to more than 160 horse-drawn carriages, scenic ponds, and serene courtyards; there will be endless photographic opportunities at the horsing of this authentic, beautifully restored carriage of the Austrian Empire.

 

 

Weirsdale, Florida, January 27, 2017 - On Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 3:00 pm, the one of a kind Armbruster Full State Carriage, fully restored to its original elegance, will be put to six pure bred Spanish horses for a singular driving event. This one of a kind carriage, now owned by Gloria Austin, was once the property of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria. The carriage will be driven by Prince Phillipís coachman (ret.) David E. Saunders around the majestic oak canopies of The Grand Oaks Resort and Museum at 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, Florida. The Countess De Grunne, heir of Franz Joseph has accepted Gloria Austinís, invites guests to ride in the carriage for this historic event.

 

The event is open to public free of charge.  


Attendees will also have access to more than 160 horse-drawn carriages, scenic ponds, and serene courtyards; there will be endless photographic opportunities at the horsing of this authentic, beautifully restored carriage of the Austrian Empire. Whether you are an amateur or seasoned professional photographer, here is a great opportunity to join Carriage enthusiast from around the world to view this spectacular sight. The drive will be the culmination of the Carriage Association of Americaís three day event, which will feature a unique carriage driven each afternoon at 3 pm. The Golden carriage will be horsed on Saturday afternoon for the public to see and experience a royal carriage as it is parade walked around the beautiful lakes on the ground of the exceptional Equine Resort and Museum full of carriages from the United States and Europe.


This upcoming gala event will be held on February 2-4, 2017 at the Grand Oaks Resort and Museum, conveniently located minutes from The Villages in Lady Lake, Florida.

 

Web: www.equineheritageinstitute.org www.Gloriaaustin.com

 

 

 

 


 

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 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Jeff Batchelder

Equine Heritage Institute, Inc.

Email: jeff@gloriaaustin.com

Phone: (352) 753-2826

 

Equine Heritage Institute

Weirsdale, Florida

Web: www.equineheritageinstitute.org www.Gloriaaustin.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Carriage Association Learning Weekend

Event Date: February 4th, 2017

Event Time: 3:00 pm

Event Location: 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL

Admission: The event is open to public free of charge.

Web: www.Gloriaaustin.com

Contact: Jeff Batchelder, jeff@gloriaaustin.com, (352) 753-2826

Description: On Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 3:00 pm, the one of a kind Armbruster Full State Carriage, fully restored to its original elegance, will be put to six pure bred Spanish horses for a singular driving event. This one of a kind carriage, now owned by Gloria Austin, was once the property of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria. The carriage will be driven by Prince Phillipís coachman (ret.) David E. Saunders around the majestic oak canopies of The Grand Oaks Resort and Museum at 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, Florida. The Countess De Grunne, heir of Franz Joseph has accepted Gloria Austinís, invites guests to ride in the carriage for this historic event. Attendees will also have access to more than 160 horse-drawn carriages, scenic ponds, and serene courtyards; there will be endless photographic opportunities at the horsing of this authentic, beautifully restored carriage of the Austrian Empire. Whether you are an amateur or seasoned professional photographer, here is a great opportunity to join Carriage enthusiast from around the world to view this spectacular sight.

 


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