With the Kentucky Derby kicking this weekend, the equestrian lifestyle is front of mind for horse racing fans. In the spirit of the moment, we invite you to explore some exceptional properties with equestrian facilities that cater to even the most demanding horse enthusiasts.
1 of 9 | A Ranch with Sublime Historic Character
The magnificent Rancho San Carlos, an approximately 237-acre estate property that for nearly 100 years has been under the ownership of one family. The sprawling hilltop Monterey Colonial manor was designed by noted architect Reginald Johnson in 1931 with an exquisite main residence comprised of over 30 rooms. Meanwhile, the extensively equestrian facilities complete the feeling of regal, historic elegance, with a massive domed stable as the centerpiece.
$85,000,000 | 2500 East Valley Road, Montecito, CA 93108 | View Listing
2 of 9 | Acres of Florida Luxury
Situated on 50 acres of land in the gated community of Ranch Colony in Jupiter, Florida, the YZ Ranch is one of the most fantastic equestrian properties in all of South Florida. In addition to the eight stall stable, the equestrian facilities include a riding and jumping arena, eight turnout paddocks, and beautiful riding trails that wind through cypress and pine trees and pass by the internationally acclaimed Dye Preserve Golf Course on the western boundary of the property. Ranch Colony is surrounded by over 20,000 acres of nature preserves with plenty of access to riding trails, parks and community trails for horseback riding enthusiasts.
$19,900,000 | Jupiter, FL 33478 | View Listing
3 of 9 | Unmatched and Incomparable in Santa Rosa
Incomparable equestrian estate bordering Sonoma County's premier polo fields, located in the Valley of the Moon. Situated amongst rolling pastures of a remarkable equestrian facility, two barns to collectively board twenty-plus horses, a 65-foot round lunging hall constructed of pine and cedar shingles, lighted outdoor arena, jumping arena, turn-out paddock and multiple pastures. Each barn includes tie stalls, hot/cold showers, heat lamps throughout and cushioned rubber matting flooring. A hot walker accommodates four to five horses at a time with three tie stalls in close proximity. A custom hollowed out rock serves as a water trough, with the water remaining cool all hours of the day.
$17,000,000 | 568 White Oak Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 | View Listing
4 of 9 | A Contemporary Malibu Estate
This amazing, contemporary Malibu estate is set on over 5 mostly flat acres with sparkling ocean views. The one of a kind property known as Morning View Studios is a gated equestrian landmark, featuring a separate farm house and stable. After a long day of riding, you can stroll the one block to the gorgeous Malibu beaches.The entire estate is agriculturally zoned, with a well/water source, crop rotating ability and potential for vineyards. Those looking to generate additional income from events will be pleased by a property perfect for weddings, music recording and horse breeding.
$13,975,000 | Malibu, CA 90265 | View Listing
5 of 9 | A Coveted Equestrian Hideaway
Set within nature's idyllic beauty, Twin Acres Ranch is located in Southern California's most coveted secret celebrity hideaway. Hidden Valley is the perfect weekend getaway from the city or full time equestrian lifestyle. Amenities include 18 paddocks, a 5-stall foaling barn with observation room, a ranch office, a shop, tool storage, 2 bunkhouses, a manager's cottage, a tennis court, and a pool with a pool house. Bring your boots and start living the simple life.
$13,500,000 | 1753 Hidden Valley Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361 | View Listing
6 of 9 | A Sylvan Setting Meets Stunning Craftsmanship
This in-town equestrian compound offers all the convenience of city living juxtaposed with a countryside escape. Positioned on approximately 1.76 park-like acres surrounded by majestic redwoods is this stunning contemporary home approximately 7,000 square foot compound. The grounds evoke a Sierra Nevada feel, while the one of a kind equestrian facility is unsurpassed in form and functionality. Only a mile from downtown Los Altos but feeling like a world away, the stables and run are rustic yet expertly maintained.
$7,588,000 | 24388 Amigos Ct, Los Altos Hills, CA 94024 | View Listing
7 of 9 | Home of a Champion
This property is more than just luxurious, it has a champion's pedigree: Founded by Harry de Leyer, storied trainer of the "80 Dollar Champion" horse Snowman, this 15 +/- acre functional horse farm located minutes from East Hampton Village features a central stable with a whopping 50 stalls, 100' by 200' sand and rubber indoor riding ring with viewing lounge, two outdoor riding rings, and a 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with heated pool. With a practical design that places the wash stalls, feed storage, tack room, and indoor ring under one roof with broad, airy aisles, equines and equestrians enjoy comfort and convenience in any season.
$6,995,000 | East Hampton, NY 11937 | View Listing
8 of 9 | A Vintage Country Estate
A rarity on today's market, this vintage country estate on approx. 8 acres has sweeping views over expanses of Happy Canyon. Equine facilities include paddocks and a dressage arena. Gently sloping pastures are ideal for horses or Rhone varietal vineyards. This property, a convenient drive to quaint towns with all services, regional airports and the "American Riviera" City of Santa Barbara, offers a prime location with a serene country setting.
$3,800,000 | 5475 Happy Canyon Road, Santa Ynez, CA 93460 | View Listing
9 of 9 | Santa Fe's High Desert Oasis
This exceptional residential 62-acre real-estate with self-supplied water provided by two water wells sits nestled in the exclusive Eldorado neighborhood of Santa Fe. The property includes a luxury home, an equestrian facility, and five individual residential lots ready for development. The stables are expansive and thoroughly maintained, while the riding area gives the homeowner the feeling of a Old West throwback without having to sacrifice luxury.