Featured Florida Horse Farm for Sale

Whisper Knoll Acres offers a rare chance to build your dream estate in the prestigious Golden Corridor of Central NW Ocala! These 20 acres are located in a high end gated community right off of 225A surrounded by beautiful farms offering an atmosphere that is second to none. Enjoy the security of knowing that you will be surrounded by high end estates and living and riding amongst neighbors that share your love for the equestrian lifestyle! To learn more about this property and the beautiful surrounding Ocala horse country, contact Rob Desino at (352) 615-8891....

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Breeding Event Horses: Future Generations and a Twenty Year Plan

September 9th, 2014
Most breeders of horses don’t breed for the event market, as OTTBs are often the mounts of choice for  eventers. However, lately more purpose-bred event horses are offered for sale in the U.S. Gone are the days when just about any athletic Thoroughb...

Lindsey Taylor Reflects on a Whirlwind Three Years with Boyd Martin

September 8th, 2014
A barn fire. Olympics. Burghley. Boekelo. Luhmühlen. World Equestrian Games. It’s an understatement to say Boyd Martin and Lindsey Taylor endured a lot together in her three-year tenure as head groom and barn manager at Windurra in Cochranville, Pa....

Aimee Witherspoon: Worth The Wait Celebrates His Retirement

September 3rd, 2014
From Aimee: I would like to thank my coach, John Camlin, and my friends and family for all the support they have given me in keeping this horse going and achieving far more than I ever dreamed. There were times when I would be walking a cross-country c...

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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