Featured Florida Horse Farm for Sale

Ocala Florida Farms for Sale: SOLD!!! Beautiful acreage high on a crest – ready to be developed into a horse-farm estate. There is a beautiful hilltop building site for your future home overlooking a valley of 20 acres of trees with plenty of ancient oaks. An exceptional property in the middle of Ocala horse country. ...

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Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series Continues to Grow, Evolve

August 21st, 2014
The American Eventing Championships are rapidly approaching, and that means another exciting finale of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup at the beautiful Texas Rose Horse Park. Some of the country’s best horses and riders will converge in Tyler to duke...

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

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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Selling the Equestrian Lifestyle

January 17th, 2012

The 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival welcomes Wellington Equestrian Realty LLC as the Sponsor of Week 2 highlighted by the $50,000 Wellington Equestrian Realty LLC CSI2* Grand Prix on Saturday January 21st.

For Chris and Rob Desino and Matt Varney of Wellington Equestrian Realty LLC they not only sell the equestrian lifestyle, they live it. In their second year of sponsorship at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, this year named the Official Real Estate Agency of WEF, they are taking a major role and have also stepped up as THE FIRST founding sponsor of the Global Dressage Festival which is premiering January 24th at the new Equestrian Village. Read the rest of this entry »

Aaron Vale and Paparazzi Steal the Spotlight in $25,000 Ocala Grand Prix

April 12th, 2011

Ocala, Florida – Aaron Vale won the $25,000 Ocala Horse Properties, LLC Grand Prix on Saturday, April 9, during the Ocala International held at Sharn Wordley Equestrian in Ocala, FL.

Just as Canada’s Francois Lamontagne had done the week before during the Ocala Jumping Classic, Vale won the $10,000 Blue Gate Farm Open Welcome on Thursday, April 7, as well as Saturday’s $25,000 Ocala Horse Properties, LLC Grand Prix during the Ocala International. Read the rest of this entry »


April 3rd, 2011

Ocala, Florida – Francois Lamontagne dominated the first week of the Ocala Jumping Classic, winning both the $10,000 Blue Gate Farm Open Welcome on Friday, April 1, and, for the second year in a row, the $25,000 Ocala Horse Properties, LLC Grand Prix on Sunday, April 3. The Sixth Annual Ocala Jumping Classic is being held over two weeks, March 31 to April 3 and April 6 to 9, at Sharn Wordley Equestrian in Ocala, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »