Our farms in Louisa, VA and Ocala, FL

Sunny View Plantation is a 350 acre farm in the Green Springs Historic District of Louisa County, Virginia owned by Rosemarie and Grosvenor Merle-Smith. The farm has a 16 stall custom show barn, arena with jumps and a cross country course that borders their 40 acre lake surrounded by huge hardwood forests and trails for miles and miles. Their historic Colonial house is named Andrews Tavern. Sunny View is the home of Virginia Field Hunters and Merle-Smith Eventing and Sporthorses breeding, raising and training European Sport Horses but primarily Holsteiners and stand the German stallion, Concerto Grosso.

Silver Trophy Stables is a 25 acre training and rehabilitation facility in Citra, Florida (just north of Ocala) with two barns housing 26 stalls, 11 paddocks, a small race track, 6-horse European walker, round pen and jump field. There are also a 1-bedroom apartment and a 2-bedroom house available for rent on a short or long-term basis. Silver Trophy is minutes from numerous USEA sanctioned Horse Trials and cross country courses, various Olympians' training facilities and a few minutes off of I-75 and Highway 441.

Our farms in Louisa, VA and Ocala, FL

Sunny View Plantation is a 350 acre farm in the Green Springs Historic District of Louisa County, Virginia owned by Rosemarie and Grosvenor Merle-Smith. The farm has a 16 stall custom show barn, arena with jumps and a cross country course that borders their 40 acre lake surrounded by huge hardwood forests and trails for miles and miles. Their historic Colonial house is named Andrews Tavern. Sunny View is the home of Virginia Field Hunters and Merle-Smith Eventing and Sporthorses breeding, raising and training European Sport Horses but primarily Holsteiners and stand the German stallion, Concerto Grosso.

Silver Trophy Stables is a 25 acre training and rehabilitation facility in Citra, Florida (just north of Ocala) with two barns housing 26 stalls, 11 paddocks, a small race track, 6-horse European walker, round pen and jump field. There are also a 1-bedroom apartment and a 2-bedroom house available for rent on a short or long-term basis. Silver Trophy is minutes from numerous USEA sanctioned Horse Trials and cross country courses, various Olympians' training facilities and a few minutes off of I-75 and Highway 441.