Premier 160 Acre Equestrian Facility | Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara County, California | Equestrian Estate | Land and Farms | Horse Ranch

Premier 160 Acre Equestrian Facility

Santa Ynez , Santa Barbara County , California

uncovered arena • pen • hay barn • fenced • second house • pond • 5 barns with 116 stalls

Property description

Happy Canyon Premier Equestrian Facility - This renowned Thoroughbred Training Facility offers everything for the equine enthusiast. Situated on 160+/- acres, this well-established property features extensive improvements including a 7/8 mile professional racing track and multiple barns including a 37-stall Show Barn, 17-stall Foaling Barn, 30-stall Yearling Barn, 24-stall Breeding Barn with Apt., and 8-stall Stallion Barn. Numerous grass pastures include four polo-sized front pastures, 8 large middle pastures plus 70+ individual paddocks with in/out shelters, 20+ turn-out pastures and dozens of pens. Multiple residences include a comfortable 2 bedroom/2 bath main residence, 2 bedroom/2 bath guest house, 3 bedroom/2 bath manager's house, breeding barn apartment, studio apartment, and employee housing with 24 units. Additional amenities include gated entry with guard house and tree-lined central lane entrance, detached front office building, racetrack viewing stand and presentation area, 2 cinder block equipment barns for machinery and hay storage, equi-cruiser, and two riding arenas. One domestic well and two ag wells provide plenty of water with 250+/-gpm plus 3 cisterns with substantial water/utility infrastructure throughout the property. This property has served the local horse industry for decades and is ready for continued thoroughbred operations or modified into a premier polo facility or other equestrian pursuits.
Adjacent 77 acres at 5201 Baseline is available separately for $5,695,000
Adjacent undeveloped 11 acres at Stallion Drive is available separately at $1,495,000


Home Features

  • Main Residence with 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
  • Guest Cottage with 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
  • Managers' Residence with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
  • Detached Staff Building with 4 Offices
  • Studio Apartment
  • Employee Housing with 24 Dorm-style Units

Lot Features

  • APN 141-080-036
  • Zoned AG-II-100, Williamson Act
  • 1 Domestic Well and 2 Ag Wells
  • Gated Entry with Guard House

Horse Facility Features

  • 160 Acres with Multiple Barns, Arenas, Shelters, Pastures, Pens and Turn-outs
  • 7/8 Mile Professional Racetrack with Finish Line Viewing Stand
  • 37-stall Show Barn with Atrium and Tack Rooms
  • 30-stall Yearling Barn
  • 17-stall Foaling Barn with 2/1 Apartment
  • 24-stall Breeding Barn
  • 8-stall Stallion Barn
  • Two Equipment Barns with Studio Apartment
  • Three Covered Round Pens and Presentation Areas
  • Adjacent 77 acre Parcel with Barn, Pastures and 10 acre vineyard also available for purchase


  • 5 miles to schools
  • 30 miles to airports
  • 10 miles to hospitals
  • 5 miles to shopping
  • 3 miles to trails

Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


5699 Happy Canyon Rd, Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara County, California




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