Featured Florida Horse Farm for Sale

DRAMATIC PRICE REDUCTION!! Located in NW Ocala's prime equestrian area, this 5 BR brick home is convenient to all local horse show venues, as well as shopping, major roads and entertainment. Also included are two 1BR apartments. Lots of land (32+ acres) for your horses to graze. Contact Rob Desino at (352) 615-8891 to learn more about this beautiful farm and the surrounding Ocala horse country....

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Ocala Horse Properties Granted Naming Rights for New Stadium at HITS Post Time Farm

January 16th, 2014

OCALA, FLORIDA (January 2, 2014) – HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce that the new stadium at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida will be named The Ocala Horse Properties Stadium beginning with the 2014 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, which runs January 15 through March 24.

“We at Ocala Horse Properties are very excited about this announcement and are committed to helping grow the horse show circuit here in Ocala,” said Ocala Horse Properties Owner and Broker Chris Desino.”

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Looking back on Ocala’s rich and vibrant history

March 12th, 2013

With more than 1,200 horse farms and more than 50 known breeds, along with the natural beautiful scenery, Ocala’s history is as richly vibrant as it is alive and well. Read the rest of this entry »

Mary O’Neal – Small Ocala Horse Farm Specialist

March 12th, 2013

MARY O’NEAL Ocala Horse Properties added significantly to its vast depth of horse knowledge when Mary O’Neal became a valued team member.

Once a veterinary assistant at the well know Petersen and Smith Equine Hospital, Mary owned and showed quarter horses in both Western Pleasure and Huntseat, continues to dabble in thoroughbred sales and has years of experience with a large thoroughbred farm. Read the rest of this entry »

Meet Rob and Chris Desino

March 12th, 2013

Rob and Chris Desino have been successful in every aspect of their lives. As the principle of Ocala Horse Properties, the brothers from Rochester, N.Y., have earned their place as the leading Real Estate company selling horse farms throughout Ocala and Marion County. In addition, they also own Wellington Equestrian Realty and between the two companies, they represent the largest portfolio of premier horse properties in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ocala Equine Hospital & Ocala Horse Properties Welcomes Courtney Varney

November 5th, 2012

We would like to both introduce and welcome Dr. Courtney Varney, our friend and excellent equine veterinarian to Ocala!

Dr. Varney was recently hired by Ocala Equine Hospital which traditionally works with racing thoroughbreds.  Her position in this practice will focus on the competitive sport horse, specifically Eventers, Jumpers and Dressage Horses.

What we like about Dr. Varney is she brings an extremely rare perspective as a vetrinarian as she is also an accomplished FEI dressage rider and competitor only 2 scores away from a USDF gold medal.

We love that she offers a unique riders perspective to each evaluation. Take it from us, Dr. Varney is a special veterinarian and is also here in Ocala year-round!  Call her for any of your in-season or off-season needs!

Dr. Courtney Varney
352.843.8503

Pasmore Stables Named as Sponsor of $50,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Final at Alltech National Horse Show

March 20th, 2012
Sleepy P Ranch, Deeridge Farm and Chansonette Farms will be presenting sponsors for major year-end event.

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Lexington, KY – March 20, 2012 – The Alltech National Horse Show announced today that Pasmore Stables has joined forces with this year’s event as the title sponsors of the $50,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Championship Final. The class will be presented by Sleepy P Ranch, Deeridge Farm and Chansonette Farm. Read the rest of this entry »

Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC, Recognizes Generous Sponsors of Kentucky Spring Horse Shows

March 15th, 2012

Lexington, KY – March 14, 2012 – The premier horse show management company, Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is proud to recognize sponsors of the spectacular Kentucky Spring Horse Shows. Dates of the spring series include the Kentucky Spring Horse Show that run May 9-13, 2012, and Kentucky Spring Classic held May 16-20, 2012 at the Kentucky Horse Park, host of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. These shows would not be possible without their many generous sponsors including Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Hallway Feeds, Audi of Lexington, Johnson Horse Transportation, Farm Vet, Dietrich Insurance and Sleepy P Ranch. Read the rest of this entry »

Jennifer Alfano Guides Sting to Comeback During HITS Ocala I

February 10th, 2012

Ocala, FL – February 8, 2012 – The first week of SBS Farms’ six-week stay at HITS Ocala was filled with nothing but success as professional rider and trainer Jennifer Alfano guided Sting to his comeback. The talented team executed the $5,000 Devoucoux 3’3″ Hunter Prix with consistency and precision, riding to the coveted championship spot. Alfano also rode numerous mounts to the top awards in the hunter divisions, while student Grace Weidner exhibited Castell in the Large Junior 16-17 Hunters, leaving the ring with high scores across the board.

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Equestrian Sport Productions Welcomes Generous Sponsors To the 2012 Global Dressage Festival

January 25th, 2012

Wellington, FL – January 20, 2012 – The Global Dressage Festival (GDF) is one of the world’s largest international and national dressage circuits. It features five CDIs, including a 5*, the first non-championship CDIO Nations’ Cup in the Western Hemisphere, and nine U.S. national events beginning February 2 through April 15, 2012. Throughout the season, management group Equestrian Sport Productions will thank and promote the GDF sponsors, as the success of this event would not be possible without their generous support. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome these sponsors including Wellington Equestrian Realty: Read the rest of this entry »

Nick Skelton Scores Again in $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round 2 with Carlo 273

January 23rd, 2012

Ken Berkley and Prestige Win Sanctuary First Year Green Working Hunter Championship

 

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Wellington, FL – January 19, 2012 – Nick Skelton (GBR) accumulated another win at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) today in the $32,000 WEF Challenge Cup 2, this time taking the top prize with Beverley Widdowson’s Carlo 273. The Irish took the next two places, with Richie Moloney on Slieveanorra, owned by Equinimity LLC/Richie Moloney in second and Cian O’Connor on Ashkirk Ltd. & Cian O’Connor’s Blue Loyd 12 in third. Read the rest of this entry »