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.
Beautiful Estate with Olympic - Level Covered Arena

Murrieta, Riverside County, California

Welcome to the epitome of luxury living in the prestigious La Cresta Estates. This stunning gated estate sprawls over 5 acres, offering an unparalleled blend of luxury and tranquility with over 8,500 square feet of living space. An impressive motor-court and covered loggia welcome you into a world of refined living. Upon entry, the formal living area captivates with a stately fireplace, soaring ceilings, and French doors that open to the expansive outdoor yard, pool, and entertaining area. A gourmet kitchen is complemented by light and bright windows and a large walk-in pantry equipped with additional refrigeration. The formal dining area serves as a natural extension of the living space and provides a perfect setting for intimate dinners or formal festive gatherings. The main level also offers two offices and a large bonus room complete with cinematic entertainment, indoor activity space, and a full bar. Each bedroom suite is a spacious retreat with a convenient bedroom on the main level. The primary suite is a sanctuary of indulgence, featuring a wet bar, two sets of sliding glass doors, and panoramic views of the estate and hills. The primary bathroom has an oversized soaking tub, dual sinks, vanity, heated stone floor, two walk-in closets, and a steam room option in the shower. The property's outdoor oasis is a haven of leisure, featuring a pool, spa, and a sprawling area for al fresco entertaining. The estate lends itself to those with equestrian interests, offering an ideal equestrian property and training facility. Amenities include an 8-stall breezeway barn with indoor/outdoor box stalls, a 4-stall "horse motel" with indoor/outdoor stalls, and a large roll-up garage perfect for horse trailers or storage. Additionally, there is a tack room, washroom, feed room, and laundry room. The covered Olympic-level training arena is equipped with mirrors and premiere arena footing, and there is an outdoor training arena as well. The property features 3 grass pastures and 2 dirt turnouts, providing ample space for horses to roam. The estate also includes a massive workout room with full-length mirrors and a ballet barre, a 4-car garage attached to the house, a built-in gas generator, and a property with its own water well system.

Katrina Smith , Pinpoint Properties

5.12 ACRES
8531 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Potential Horse Property Minutes from the Pacific!

Comptche, Mendocino County, California

Only a short redwood-lined drive inland from historic Mendocino and the Pacific Ocean, this rare property on the west side of Comptche allows you to have everything: 24+ acres of sunny meadows and forestland, gorgeous valley views, serene privacy, and an open, one-story 3 bed/2 bath home just remodeled! Most of the acreage is open pasture, so while there is no infrastructure yet for horses, the property would be ideal for them! Building materials for a 2800sf metal outbuilding, which could be converted into a barn/stables, are on site and can be purchased with the property. Move-in ready and surrounded by established fruit and ornamental trees, the well-insulated home stays cool in summer and warm in winter, while the south-facing sunroom and decks allow passive solar heating as they visually embrace the surrounding acreage. The remodeled kitchen boasts a new stainless refrigerator, a 36'' range, modern open shelving, and an extended kitchen island inviting guests to pull up stools and converse with the chef! The master suite enjoys cork flooring, a large walk-in closet, and a modern bathroom with a jetted tub, a separate glass and tile shower, and a door onto the deck beyond. Other amenities include a new roof, an attached garage and tool shed, and a gusher of a well, last tested at 20+/- gals per minute! Fiber optic lines are being installed on Surprise Valley Road as we speak, allowing for the latest in modern connectivity. Should you ever want to build a second home, a graded 100'x250' building site awaits. Nevermind choosing between sun, open acreage, or proximity to the ocean. Have it all!

Jim Eldridge , Mendo Sotheby's International Realty

24.85 ACRES
1944 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Just under 5 acres in the highly desirable Appaloosa Acres in North Fresno

Clovis, Fresno County, California

Perfectly rectangular, almost 5 acre lot in very highly desirable Appaloosa Acres at Copper and Armstrong. Stunning views of the Sierra's with top rated Clovis Unified Schools. Property already has a great well producing 20 gallons per minute. Sellers have a 6000 square foot custom home floorplan as well as a 6600 square foot custom, single story, home floorplan. Topography map and soil testing completed. Ready to build your dream home in a unique, prestigious community! Call your Realtor today!

Melissa Bowen , RE/MAX Gold DRE 01215931

4.76 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
40 Acre Ranch with beautiful home and views

Byron, Contra Costa County, California

This is a ranch lover's dream nestled in the historical town of Byron. This 40-acre ranch property is the epitome of privacy and potential, boasting a charming single-story ranch-style home that is the last property at the end of a dead-end road. As you drive through the gated private entry, you are greeted by a sprawling landscape, completely re-fenced and cross-fenced pastures, and a 3-stall barn with a tack room. The property also features two large metal outbuildings with concrete slabs and steel garage doors equipped with LiftMaster motors and keyless entry, providing ample storage and workspace. The home itself is a 3-bedroom, 2-bath haven, complete with a 21-panel owned solar system and a newer septic tank. The kitchen has been recently remodeled, offering a fresh and modern space to prepare meals. The metal roof not only adds to the rustic charm of the property but also ensures durability and longevity. The installed irrigation system with concrete pipe and gate valves by fields ensures the land remains lush and fertile. Whether you're a ranch enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone seeking a private retreat, 4500 Kellogg Creek Rd is a property that promises a life of tranquility, freedom, and endless possibilities. Come and explore the potential of this unique property.

Team Temby Properties , Keller Williams East County Realty

40.00 ACRES
2036 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Jamestown, Tuolumne County, California

Once in a while a property comes to market that has so much to offer that it is set apart from the competition, making it worthy of notice. 10050 Big Creek Ct is just such a find. This approximately 70 acres is ideally placed at the end of the road in a highly desirable neighborhood of large parcels and gorgeous homes. As you reach your destination, you'll experience the already well built road that leads you to an amazing custom barn . Adjacent to the barn is an elegant fully equipped 2bed/1bath, Keystone Retreat Park Model RV trailer (2019) that is turnkey and included with the purchase, The property could immediately function as an equestrian retreat and is within 4.3 miles of the Red Hills riding trails and is also well suited to one looking for a huge head-start toward creating a custom ranch. The long distance views captured by potential home sites and the rolling meadows studded with established Oaks inspire a heartfelt connection to the land. Opportunities abound to explore the possibility of plantable areas in this unique viticulture zone, raise livestock, ride the ranch, and get to know the local area. Jamestown is just 20 minutes away, overflowing with small town charm and rich in history. Enjoy all Tuolumne County has to offer with nearby hiking, biking, boating and water sports, as well as day trips to Yosemite National Park, Pinecrest Lake and Dodge Ridge Ski Resort. Easy drive from the Central Valley and only a few hours drive from the Bay Area.

Laura Jennings , Century 21 Sierra Properties

69.29 ACRES
400 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Buildable Land Parcel next to equestrian center

Petaluma, Sonoma County, California

Situated in the rolling hills of West Petaluma, this spectacular 92 +/- acre site offers sweeping 360 degree views of Chileno Valley and unparalleled promise. This property is just waiting for your dream home. With multiple building sites, offering views from top of the world to being nestled down the slope, you can have your pick of rolling hills or lush agricultural valley overlooks. With good water and a 6 bedroom perc, this is an ideal building parcel in desirable West Sonoma County. The Williamson Act protects this land from over-development and has the added bonus of reducing your property taxes significantly! It’s unlikely that these stellar views will ever change. Unique to this property will be access rights to a large network of trails across the adjacent 148 acres. Perfect for riding and with the acclaimed Hawkwood Estate just next door, you’ll have every possible option for horses. Excellent indoor and outdoor arenas, a cross country course and first class instruction and boarding facilities. It’s almost impossible to find a set up like this. Whether your interests are equestrian or just for a quiet slice of country life, you will never regret making Chileno Valley your next home.

Lisa Thomas , Compass

92.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
Equestrian/ Recreational Legacy property

Petaluma, Sonoma County, California

Incredible equestrian and recreational compound lies about 45 minutes from San Francisco in idyllic west Sonoma County. 142 acres of peaceful paradise encompasses with potential for another home and has a beautiful equestrian complex with indoor and outdoor arenas, barns, paddocks, pastures, a cross country course, and miles of riding trails. Plentiful water with a good well, springs and a stunning pond, charming clubhouse with three bedrooms and manager housing plus soils tested for additional septic system. Currently a licensed horse boarding and training facility, the property has also been home to weddings, clinics and other events. Lovely gardens, over 100 olive trees. Agricultural property in the Williamson Act gives reduced taxes for the new owners. Can be purchased as 240 acres with all facilities and a second, buildable 92 acre parcel for $6.25 million as an alternative.

Lisa Thomas , Compass

148.00 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.

Livermore, Alameda County, California

Gorgeous Ranch home on 5 acres features beautiful kitchen with island, stainless steel appliances and lots of cabinets for storage; large formal dining; large living room , office with French doors off of entry can be 5th bedroom; indoor laundry; Hugh family room with wet bar and fireplace; large master bedroom with fireplace and large master bath with separate tub and shower plus walk in closet; good size extra bedrooms; 4 car detached garage ; leased solar ; pool; patio area perfect for BBQ area; quanset hut plus barn with mare motel attached for 10 horses; arena; city close but country living

Diane Smugeresky , Compass

5.00 ACRES
3408 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Spectacular Equestrian Estate

Loomis, Placer County, California

One of a kind Loomis Estate*Level acreage in prime location*Equestrian dream property*Custom farmhouse with wrap around covered porch*Absolutely private*Gated entry*Barn with 3 stalls, runs, wash area & tack room*Barn built to residential specs - could become ADU*Indoor/outdoor fireplace*Formal dining room with exterior access to covered porch*3 Pastures*Arena with round pen*Granite slab countertops in open & bright country kitchen*Thermador double ovens*Dacor cooktop*Del Oro High*Family room, kitchen & nook invite you to gorgeous back yard with huge covered patio & stunning pool*Pebble Tech pool with baja shelf, diving rock, bubbling granite rock & Laminars*Wonderful game room & full bath with direct access to patio & pool*Incredible detached metal shop with in slab heating, skylight & electrical*Huge covered RV area fits 2 Class A rigs*30 Amp electrical & clean-out*Unbelievable upgrades to primary bath*Heated slate floors, freestanding copper tub, marble slab countertops, coffee bar & wine fridge*Attached glam room*Huge bedrooms all with walk-in closets**Easy option to create Downstairs bedroom(s)* Expansive guest suite with en suite bath*600 feet bonus room for storage or media room*22 KW Generator*Public street - Private Feel*Enclosed Garden*City Water*Minutes to I80*Rare Gem!

Melanie Webb , Ellington Properties

4.60 ACRES
4798 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Beautiful ranch in the 'real' Northern California!

Oak Run, Shasta County, California

Paradise awaits. Offering a place to slow down and enjoy country living. Oak Run Creek runs the full length of the back of the property. A treasure is the shade and beauty provided by large, majestic oaks & other varieties of trees. This ranch is located just a few miles East of Palo Cedro. The home is meticulously maintained. The front porch offers a beautiful view of the expansive front lawns. For the back, a covered back patio with a hot tub and plenty of space for outdoor dining, relaxing or watching the wildlife. Inside this custom home is perfect for entertaining/ family gatherings. Easy flow from the living room to the dining area. The dining space accommodates a large table. Updates to the kitchen include quality stainless steel appliances. Attached 3-car garage. The ADU is studio style w/ full bathroom and a kitchen space with appliance hookups. ADU also has attached 2-car garage and an attached storage room. There are two septic tanks. An additional concrete pad that can be used for sports/recreation and also has hook-ups to accommodate an RV (previously had a manufactured home on it). The barn is spacious and offers plenty of additional covered parking for toys and/or equipment. Check with the County as this home may also offer agricultural benefits. New well pump and tank in 2023. The yards are fully irrigated.

Kristin Minugh , Lifestyle Redding Real Estate

7.54 ACRES
2300 SQ FT

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