Horse Ranches For Sale in California, Horse Property For Sale in CA

Horse Ranches For Sale in California

Horse Ranches & Equestrian Properties of California

imgFrom the rolling hills of wine country to the sandy beaches of the coast, California provides a variety of competitive horse facilities, equestrian estates, and peaceful hobby farms. 

With a population of over 39 million people, it is the most populous state in the United States. Additionally, California boasts a thriving economy, ranking as the fifth-largest in the world if it were an independent country. The state’s GDP is estimated to be around $3.8 trillion, driven by diverse industries such as technology, entertainment, agriculture, and tourism.

California is host to several renowned horse shows that attract participants and spectators from around the world. One of the most prestigious events is the Del Mar National Horse Show, held in Del Mar, California. This multi-week show features a variety of equestrian disciplines, including hunter/jumper, dressage, and western riding, and draws top competitors from across the country. The Western States Horse Expo, held in Sacramento, is a popular event that celebrates all aspects of horsemanship, featuring demonstrations, clinics, and a trade show as well.

California is renowned for its vibrant thoroughbred horse racing industry too. The state is home to several prestigious racetracks, including Santa Anita ParkDel Mar Racetrack, and Golden Gate Fields. These venues host thrilling races that attract top jockeys, trainers, and horses from around the world. California racetracks, such as the Santa Anita Derby and the Pacific Classic, provide an exciting and memorable experience for racing enthusiasts and spectators alike.

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  California in Numbers:
img Horse Population: 477,400 horses
img Acres Related to Horse-Related Activities: 410,500 accres
img Population: 39,000,000
img Land area: 155,959 sq. miles
img Capital: Sacramento
img Counties: 58
img Highest Point: Mt. Whitney at 14,494 feet, in the county of Inyo-Tulare
img Lowest Point: Death Valley at -282 feet, located in the county of Inyo


  • Los Angeles:  3,769,485
  • San Diego: 1,374,076
  • San Jose: 930,862
  • San Francisco: 715,717
  • Fresno: 549,242
Horse Property for sale.
A rare find on California's Central Coast!!

Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California

This 3185 sq.ft. home is nestled on 12 beautifully manicured acres in the quiet Aptos valley. The property is zoned Agriculture. Create your dream equestrian estate. Enter the gated estate down a tree lined drive that culminates at your 3 car garage with unfinished guest quarters above. Stepping towards the home you pass a spacious patio area on your way to the beautiful stained glass double door entry. Stepping in you have the warm glow of the fireplace in the formal dining room to the right. To the left is your large chiefs kitchen and eat in breakfast area with views. The kitchen features a huge center island surrounded by high end appliances and gorgeous cabinets. The kitchen overlooks the large step down family room with high ceilings, fireplace, two sets of double doors and lots of windows to take in all the pleasant views. There is a 10,000 approximate sq.ft., yes, 10,000 concrete floor barn the owner is using for classic cars. Could be converted to equestrian use or many other things.

Glenn & Sandy Spitzer , Spitzer Realty

12.95 ACRES
3185 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Luxury custom estate with expansive steel barn

Plymouth, Amador County, California

Luxury living awaits behind the private gates of this stunning 32 acre estate! Rarely a property nestled amongst beautiful oaks, rolling hills, and a seasonal creek are available such as this. Upon entering the sprawling single story, custom home, prepare to be impressed. Enjoy cooking in the renovated Chef's kitchen, appointed with top of the line appliances and a massive, marble island. Have house guests that visit often or a live-in Nanny? Then the Junior suite with its own private entrance is ideal! The panoramic views off the deck and interior windows will truly take your breath away. Escape to the backyard and discover the lovely pool, spa, and well-equipped outdoor BBQ, perfect for entertaining. Or stay in and cozy up to the fireplace while gazing out to the olive tree orchard, incredible sunsets, and bountiful nature. This home feels like you're perched in a faraway treehouse, yet it's located within minutes to Rancho Murieta, golf, shopping, restaurants, and Amador wine country. Opportunity is endless on this majestic property. The expansive 3200 sq ft steel shop/barn is the ideal setting for a winery, wedding venue, or equestrian facility. You truly must see this meticulously maintained property to appreciate its grandeur!

Brandon Shepard , The Residence Real Estate Group

32.70 ACRES
3534 SQ FT


Sold Apr 2024

Horse Property for sale.
106 acre fully turn - key equestrian property with indoor dressage court!

Woodland, Yolo County, California

Opportunity knocks at this stunning 106 acre state of the art equestrian facility that is surrounded by gorgeous rolling hills and located just minutes from the Sacramento International Airport. This gated and fully fenced estate boasts a quality 80 x 200 indoor arena fully equipped with 28 stalls, wash bays, halogen overhead lighting and sprinklers. Step outside to the 120 x 220 outdoor arena equipped with all-weather sand type footing, hot/cold wash rack, hay barn, and several paddocks throughout. The main manufactured home is a 3/2 1428 sq ft consisting of many upgrades including: spacious kitchen with newer granite counters, stainless appliances, plumbing, and lighting. Both bathrooms have also been recently updated along with flooring and fixtures. The adjacent 104 x 200 barn provides additional living space with 1 bedroom/bath downstairs and large studio and full bath upstairs. There is also a 2nd home site with driveway, septic, power, and is ready for a new home or RV. Build your dream home on top of the hill overlooking neighboring grapes and almond orchards. This is truly a special property that has too many features to list. Come take a look today and see all that it has to offer!

Brandon Shepard , The Residence Real Estate Group

106.00 ACRES
1428 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Rancho Soñado in the Heart of the Santa Ynez Valley

Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara County, California

“Rancho Soñado”, situated in the Heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, is the ultimate Entertainers Paradise and a Coveted Premier Equestrian Estate offering 10+/- level acres of manicured gardens complimenting the estate quality home & complete horse facilities that include a 7 Stall Custom Show Barn, professional performance arena and 8 irrigated pastures. The swimming pool & spa with waterfall, BBQ center, Bocce & Horseshoe court are there for your enjoyment. There is a large multi-purpose RV barn with shop, 2 newly appointed guest apartment and staff accommodations. The stunning focal point of this thoughtfully created and fully appointed Santa Ynez Valley Estate is the beautifully designed appx 5,000+/- sqft French Country Manor boasting expansive formal & casual entertaining spaces, fabulous chefs kitchen overlooking the family room with dining banquet, breakfast barn and stone fireplace. This home offers occupants 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, a bonus gym room, a private office with oak built-ins plus two extra-large finished garages at either end of the house ideal for car collector. There are 3 fireplaces, soaring ceilings, all wood floors, ensuite baths, and a surprising Wine Cellar/Sports Bar room with ½ bath. The property offers independence having its own large capacity private well & water storage system. This complete and impeccably maintained compound is ideal for equestrian pursuits or would also be ideal for future vineyards and easily converted for that purpose.

Claire Hanssen , Berkshire Hathaway CA Properties Santa Ynez Valley

9.70 ACRES
4500 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Luxury estate, 131 acre ranch perched above Lincoln

Lincoln, Placer County, California

A Rare Opportunity to own such a unique 131 acre estate designed and meticulously built with attention to detail throughout. Elegance and tranquility, offering a lifestyle of unparalleled beauty and relaxation with soaring ceilings and views from every vantage point. Tucked away in the Northern California Foothills with privacy and security. Discover the epitome of luxury living with approximately 9,000 sq. ft. under roof.

Ryan Regan , Diversfied Asset and Property MGMT Inc.

131.00 ACRES
8432 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Beautiful Equestrian Property

Murrieta, Riverside County, California

This epitomizes the quintessential Old California Ranch lifestyle at its peak. This exclusive 20-plus acre gated ranch estate, nestle among Engelmann and California oaks, granite boulders, decorative rock ground covers and hundreds of roses is a remarkable part of the iconic Reagan Ranch. Elegance abounds in this California Ranch House which was completely remodeled in 2009 with the best of finishes and high-end woodwork. Open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, wood beams and trusses, premium custom cabinetry, iron chandeliers by Naos Forge, wooden floors, and authentic Spanish tile surrounds. The kitchen is expansive with professional grade appliances, oversized leathered granite island, and ample space for entertaining. A charming First Floor Master Bedroom Suite, exuding romance, complete with a fireplace and elegant French doors that open to an expansive, sunlit patio. Upstairs, you’ll find two additional bedrooms, both en-suite. Step onto your newly constructed patio, perfect for savoring your morning coffee. Beyond, you’ll discover a backyard oasis, complete with an entertainment area boasting a bespoke pizza oven, a breakfast grill, a sizable BBQ grill and spacious fire pit equipped with a secure lid. Guest Casita featuring a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy sitting area, and a complete bathroom. Exceptional equestrian facilities encompass a complete 20 -stall MD Courtyard-style barn, along with additional 7-stall FCP barn, boasting generously sized stalls, cross ties, and convenient wash racks. The pastures are meticulously irrigated and adorned with specially seeded horse blends. The Hot Walker boasts rubber-paved walk paths, and the property also offers exercise and Olympic Quality riding arenas, along with a spacious 60-inch pen. A massive, completely enclosed hay barn, equipped with breeding stock and a convenient shop area. These barns are designed to be modular, allowing for flexible reconfiguration to suit the preferences of the new owner. Additionally, there’s a generous one-bedroom apartment on the property suitable for a manager or veterinarian and two separate single-bedroom suites designed for the ranch staff. It’s a horse lover’s dream! Property has a cutting-edge solar power system and an upgraded well system with storage tanks, along with city water connection. In this area, ranches are spacious, the climate remains comfortably cool thanks to refreshing ocean breezes, and the landscape is rich with abundant oak trees. It’s the perfect setting for all-day rides on the Santa Rosa Plateau

Eren Melendez , Sunshine Properties

20.22 ACRES
5700 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Exqusite Lakefront Retreat

Mount Aukum, El Dorado County, California

The dream country setup on 12 acres is stunning and serene. The craftsman style ranch home overlooks the lake, it's a perfect setting for a peaceful and relaxing retreat. The open and inviting nature of the house, with natural wood and large windows, creates a warm and cozy atmosphere. The huge gourmet kitchen with amazing views would be a dream for any cooking enthusiast, and the tranquil surroundings would only enhance the experience. The estate boasts an apartment and a studio. The grounds are fantastic! The deer fenced garden has raised planter beds, orchard and vineyard and the cutest garden shed nestled into the center of the garden. The region is terrific for agricultural. The large shop and storage buildings provide lots of space for all your storage and workshop needs. And there's more, the property includes an outdoor kitchen, bocce ball court, and horseshoe pit, providing endless hours of fun and entertainment. A couple miles down the road you'll enter the Shenandoah Wine Valley, home to numerous wineries and entertainment. Make this your next zip code and experience the ultimate country lifestyle.

Kristina Agustin , Gateway Sotheby's International Realty

12.33 ACRES
3851 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Awesome Working Horse Ranch!

Temecula, Riverside County, California

Exceptional opportunity with this Fantastic Equestrian Center in Temecula!! Location, Location, Location. Nestled on nearly 20+- acres of flat usable land, zoned WC/EQ, on the corner of Pauba & De Portola Rd. Completely turnkey with wonderful facilities. Three 20 stall mare motels with 12x24 stalls, auto water. fly system and misting system. Fantastic 20 stall U line custom show barn with turnouts. Multiple working arenas with excellent footing and irrigated. One 150'x300' sand arena with hunter/jumper course, Dressage arena and another 120'x100' sand arena for lessons. There are multiple covered wash racks with hot and cold water and lighting. Tack rooms and rest rooms. Huge covered Hay barn, perfect for equipment and storage. Plenty of parking and turn around for horse trailers. This beautiful ranch also has a wonderful manufactured home 2700 sq.ft. with 3 bedrooms 2 bath with private backyard area and garage. Multiple pastures for turnouts, mares & foals, retirees. Plenty of picnic areas for relaxing after a long day of riding. Peaceful atmosphere, tranquil mountain ambience with miles of trails right from the ranch. Ride to the neighboring wineries and Vail Lake. Fantastic opportunity to run multiple businesses with this property, a wonderful entrepreneurial opportunity!

Karin McCoy , Allison James Estates & Homes DRE #01323266

17.71 ACRES
2700 SQ FT


Sold May 2024

Horse Property for sale.
Awesome working Ranch, turn key facility with great single story!

Hemet, Riverside County, California Welcome to the pinnacle of equestrian excellence! Nestled on a sprawling 4,66 acre estate, this ranch offers unparalleled horse facilities, making it the ultimate haven for equine enthusiasts and an ideal locale to operate your veterinary business or equine therapy center. Top-of-the-line horse facilities that grace this property include an 8 stall breeding barn w 12 x 16 & 12 x 12, lab room, feed room/tack and 40 x 50 breeding area. 4 stall shed row with mats, 5 stall shed row with runs, fly system and fully matted, 8 stall mare motel, wash racks with insta hot water and laundry room. The sand riding arena is 120 x 200 with excellent footing. Plenty of paddocks with covers, round pen. Property also features cameras in the barn areas. The ranch features a stunning single-story home that epitomizes luxury living. With meticulous attention to detail, it offers both comfort and style. Offering 3 spacious bedrooms and 3 bath and great office. Fantastic kitchen with top of the line appliances. Kitchen opens to the great family room with custom rock fireplace. As an oasis of relaxation, this residence is perfectly complemented by a pool and spa & BBQ area. Manicured grounds thru out. This exceptional property seamlessly combines top-tier horse facilities with a luxurious living environment. It's not just a ranch; it's a lifestyle that celebrates the beauty of horses and the comforts of home. RV 5th wheel also included for guest quarters or workers. 2 inch ag water line on the property too. Don't miss the chance to make this equestrian paradise your home or turn your professional dreams into reality!

Karin McCoy , Allison James Estates & Homes DRE #01323266

4.66 ACRES
3614 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Paradise - Gated country custom home on five acres fully landscaped

Wilton, Sacramento County, California

Paradise, gated country custom home on five acres fully landscaped with few corrals. Original owner. Five bedrooms, three full baths and three 1/2 baths, (many extra rooms). Great for a big family and entertainment or home business. Pool, hot tub, sauna with Solar panels. Beautifully landscaped throughout with a guest house 2250 SQ FT., which can be rented for $3500K as well. 6 outside storage facilities/sheds (doll house type). The Kitchen, 3 fireplaces and bar areas have a large amount of granite/limestone counter space the large living area, and great family room plus sitting areas, and workout room plenty of granite as well. Beautiful scenic views, vinyl fencing. Large backyard porch. Sunroom added onto master bedroom (makes it approx.,6000 SQ FT. total) alarm system / fire sprinklers installed, a true unique Dream Home!!! Fire and medics 1/2 mile away (Station 81) Post Office around the corner and a few miles from it all.

Maryah Pimentel , Robert Tran tuan Do

5.00 ACRES
6612 SQ FT

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