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Traditional the third Sunday of October is the day of horse, in it lovely park of the castle of Maldegem, Sint Anna.
Early in the morning I was present I want photographing the beautiful horses and the carriages.
The horses and carriages come long a dark way in this park.
You can see my picture when come the horses walking to the park.

These picture is not extra sharpness, no colours, of RAW to Jpeg without PP with a 70-200 lens out the hand.

I hope you like it.

History of castle and park:
The St-Anna castle was the first hospital. It was Canon Arnout van Maldegem, born on the farm Warhem, who donated an important part of his properties at St-Jans Hospital of Bruges. the brothers of the hospital were obliged to built a hospital in Maldegem and give free medical attendance to sick people. Two centuries later, the hospital didn't exist anymore, and the patients were transported to Bruges for a free treatment on a cart, drown by dogs! In 1957, the municipality brought the whole domain from the heirs of notary Dhondt who died childless and opened the wonderful mansion to public: it became the municipal park. First the castle had to be renovated with the help from the inhabitants, who fought for their historical heritage! Since 1981, the local police is housing at the castle. The municipal park is bordered by the Ede, a small river that runs through Maldegem from North to South. the Park allows one to observe over hundred different species of plants and old trees. It is an oasis of greenery, a must for everyone! There's a playground behind the park, which is part of the community's sporting infrastructure.

Canon EOS 5D
Shooting Date/Time
18/10/2009 09:27:24
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EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
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70,0 mm
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4368 x 2912
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