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: 700,000 horses   Including: 152,000 Thoroughbreds 184,000 Quarter Horses
img Total Economic Impact: $ 7 billion
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.
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.
Custom Log Home Equestrian Estate in Beautiful Garner Valley

Mountain Center, Riverside County, California

: Rare 9.56 acre equestrian estate with exquisite handcrafted custom log home which is the epitome of rustic elegance. Situated on lush green irrigated pastures with unobstructed views of the San Jacinto mountain range. This wonderful log home features luxury finishes and custom accents. The great room boasts an elegant antler chandelier, stone fireplace and french doors opening on a large entertainment deck perfect for outdoor dining overlooking the immaculate grounds and the panoramic mountain range beyond. The gourmet kitchen features a custom cabinetry and granite topped island creating an inviting space for guests. Featuring 3 large bedrooms The main master suite features a walk in closet and stone bath & spa tub . The additional upstairs guest bedroom features a stone bath with huge walk in shower. The downstairs features a large guest bedroom w/ french doors leading out to the patio. Also included is a bonus room suitable for an office.. The immaculate grounds feature a beautiful 6 stall barn with half bath, dog washing tub, tack room and fans. Additional equestrian features include a round pen, several stalls with turnouts.The focal point of this wonderful estate is a resort sized pond complete with fountains ,aerators and a large entertainment deck perfect place to end the day with your favorite beverage and enjoy the sunset or relax and watch the horse grazing in the pastures. Additional amenities include an RV Barn, kennel and a huge steel pole barn etc. etc

Linda Wilson , Bennion Deville Homes Garner Valley

9.56 ACRES
2472 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Horse property with private, wooded, 5 acre parcel and detached guest house!

Fall River Mills, Shasta County, California

Beautiful home in a private wooded surrounding of 5.5 acres! 2225 sq ft offering 3beds, 2baths and a detached guest unit. New upgrades inside and out! New roof in 2022, fresh interior and exterior paint, new kitchen and bathroom flooring, new carpet in bedrooms, new bathroom fixtures and toilets, updated lighting and outlets. This property has it all! Updated landscaping and patio area, large detached 840 sqft shop with 1 bed/1 bath apartment, covered parking, screened in porch, and RV parking. This home is perfect for outdoor activities including fishing and kayaking at lake britton or the nearby river. Enjoy hunting, hiking, or skiing at Mt. Shasta Ski Park. You're also close to Lassen National Park, Burney Falls, and the Fall River Golf Course.

Richard Nance , EXP Realty of California

5.50 ACRES
2225 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.

Catheys Valley, Mariposa County, California

15.15 ACRES IN BEAUTIFUL CATHEYS VALLEY. BORDERED EAST & SOUTH SIDES BY A SEASONAL CREEK STILL RUNNING AT THE TIME OF LISTING. In its own secluded & private setting, surrounded by majestic Oak Trees, wildlife, & soft rolling hills. Easily accessible, usable terrain has much to offer & many possibilities. Double car garage with existing space for wood or mechanic shop. Brand new 16' motorized garage door, two garage attached carports, 1 for a regular vehicle, second can be used for a large RV or hay storage. Metal outbuildings & a pump house located beside the government-required reserve water tank, & a septic tank for a three-bedroom home. 2 wells on the property. Possible construction for a 2nd home without sub-dividing or property split. Ideal for the retired couple, new family, horses, 4-H projects, hobby farm, or ranch. Perfect for growing your own food & with the price of eggs, have your own hen house. Also, it would be a great place for an Air B&B if permitted by the county. The seller will leave some appliances with a full-price offer or fully furnished for more money. That can be negotiated. You will love the nice & friendly community with excellent schools. Easy access to winter & summer sports. Near Yosemite National Park, 30 minutes to UC Merced, 3 hours to San Francisco, & still live the life of pure country air & water. Don't wait. There is not much country land and properties available, especially one with easy access to everything. Be sure to look at the virtual tour. A list of all the improvements and amenities is available upon request.

Amedee (Joy) Chabot , Century 21 Select Real Estate

15.15 ACRES
1365 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
A piece of heaven on earth!!

Lake Elsinore, Riverside County, California

The Best of Rancho Capistrano! Rare opportunity to own a little piece of heaven on earth! Welcome to this amazing ranch on 2.71 acres of serene and private paradise. This exquisite property offers breathtaking 360-degree views of Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, Saddleback Mountain, and Mount Gorgonio, providing a picturesque backdrop to your everyday life. This ranch has been thoughtfully upgraded, with the highlight being a fabulous kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances. It’s a chef’s delight, boasting state-of-the-art equipment for culinary creations. The kitchen opens to the family room, where a beautiful custom fireplace and stunning wood beams add warmth and character to the space. Accordion doors connect the indoors to a spacious deck, offering an unrivaled vantage point to soak in the incredible views. Offering 4 spacious bedrooms all on the main. Fantastic basement with plumbing for kitchen & bath, perfect for potential guest suite. Double decks to take in all the views from the living areas and the bedrooms. Beautiful flooring thru out. Charming front porch, the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee to take in the surrounding beauty or wathching the horses playing in the arena. To enhance your relaxation, there's also an above ground spa where you can unwind while enjoying the stars. For equestrian enthusiasts, this property is a true gem. A wonderful 4 stall Castlebrook barn with 12 x 12 turnouts & 5th inside stall, hay/feed storage and tack room, wash racks and hitching posts. There is also 4 large paddocks aprox. 60x80 with special high end Buckley Equine fencing, shelters and storage shed. Arena is 90 x110 and a 50 foot round pen. Surrounding area features beautiful trees and a seasonal pond. Plus, you can easily ride off the property and explore miles of scenic trails. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this darling ranch that combines luxurious living with the beauty of nature. It’s a perfect oasis for those seeking a serene and private retreat. Hacienda Road borders the Cleveland National Forest. Located on the farthest northern tip of the community, Hacienda Road provides the new homeowner with spectacular sunsets & sunrises, encompassing 360 degree views.

Karin McCoy , Allison James Estates & Homes DRE #01323266

2.71 ACRES
2544 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Las Brisas | Topanga Canyon

Topanga, Los Angeles County, California

Las Brisas is a serene 29.5-acre sanctuary for animals, wildfowl, and the human spirit. Embraced by the majestic mountains overlooking the artistic, spiritual enclave of Topanga, CA, this idyllic haven and modern working ranch resonates with old-world charm reminiscent of exclusive resorts and iconic, timeless haciendas. A once-in-a-lifetime, secluded, generational compound, Las Brisas is deeply rooted in organic living and natural splendor, a place where every thoughtful, soulful detail speaks to the profound relationship between nature and ourselves, and between ourselves and our past. Set into Las Brisas' 600 feet of landscaped frontage on Topanga Canyon's most prestigious street, a grand hand-wrought iron "Las Brisas" headgate opens into a refuge that seems eons away from Los Angeles and yet is just a 20-minute scenic drive to downtown Santa Monica. A lushly landscaped quarter-acre pond the largest privately owned pond in the Santa Monica Mountains is home to swans, ducks, egrets, herons, and wildfowl. The nearby wooden chapel, with a history spanning two centuries as a Mexican troje, was relocated to Las Brisas and meticulously reconstructed on-site; its hushed interior invites daily introspection and mindfulness. Serene amid mature landscaping and grassy, verdant courtyards, the compound's three haciendas the main residence, a guest house, and a three-car garage are architecturally splendid. The four-bedroom, four-bath main house, with its hand-hewn exposed oak beams, hand-painted Mexican tiles, Saltillo flooring, and extensive custom and vintage fixtures, conveys the warmth of peaceful, quiet luxury reminiscent of an earlier era. Both intimate and grand, it has dining and living spaces ideal for private family moments or larger gatherings. The family room/bar and the large covered deck and adjacent patio with fire pit are blessed with cool breezes, stunning mountain sunsets, and views of the stone-walled, terraced organic garden below and canyon beyond.The guest hacienda, with its three bedrooms and full kitchen, offers visitors to Las Brisas a tranquil refuge. A resort-inspired pool area includes a water slide for the young at heart and a palapa relocated from a beach on Mexico's Costa Carreyes. An indoor-outdoor gym and a custom-built treehouse overlook the pool. At the heart of Las Brisas are the horses and other animals who live there and who have a mystical, soulful relationship with their human companions. The ranch includes a spacious 3,750-square-foot barn with an office and four paddocks, five wooden corrals with turnouts, six pipe corrals, a huge lighted riding rink with viewing area and entertainment casita, a two-part natural pasture with large shade structures, and other amenities such as a round pen, organic fly suppression systems, warm water wash rack, three tack rooms, and backcountry trails for riding through natural habitat on the property. In addition, custom-crafted enclosures house alpacas, pigs, goats, tortoises, chickens, turkeys, and geese, many of them rescued, and all of whom are integral to the property's rich, harmonious tapestry. Horse boarding, riding lessons, and equine therapy sessions have been fully permitted. Mature landscaping, stunning landscape lighting, multiple organic gardens brimming with fruit, vegetables, and herbs, and two high-capacity wells and water storage tanks enhance the beauty and wellness of Las Brisas. A substantial flat pad can be used as a helipad and affords endless views throughout Topanga Canyon. Modern features include FiOs fiber-optic internet, a Sonos music system, high-resolution security cameras accessible worldwide, and a monitored security alarm system. Located moments from Santa Monica and Malibu, Las Brisas stands as a testament to nature's beauty, human spirituality, and the timeless bond between the two. Las Brisas is a spacious and luxurious working ranch, but also much more: it's a unique legacy, an emotional experience, and a dream realized.

Aaron Kirman , AKG Christies International Real Estate

29.50 ACRES
5348 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

This estate is truly a rare find, offering 12 acres of pristine land with a stunning lake that sets the tone for the entire property. The estate boasts a stunning main home, apartment and a spacious studio that offers ample room for extended family, guests, or rental income. The kitchen offers sleek finishes, various storage options, and high-end appliances, the massive center island is ideal for meal preparation, it's perfect for hosting large gatherings or simply enjoying a quiet meal. The spacious deck allows for indoor outdoor living while viewing the lake and property. Step into the garden, orchard and vineyard which offer a peaceful oasis where you can relax and enjoy nature's bounty. For those who seek privacy, the estate is fully fenced and gated. The large shop and storage buildings provide lots of space for all your storage and workshop needs. Extra bonus a tree house platform is a unique addition that provides stunning views of the local area to the Sierra Mountains. And there's more, the property includes an outdoor kitchen, bocce ball court, and horseshoe pit, providing endless hours of fun and entertainment. This is an ideal estate for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature.

Kristina Agustin , Gateway Sotheby's International Realty

12.33 ACRES
3851 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Luxury Estate in Healdsburg Wine Country with Equestrian Potential

Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California

Captivating single-story sanctuary with pool & ADU nestled just moments away from Healdsburg Plaza. This stunning residence graces a 5.50 acres estate embraced by 0.90 acres of lush Syrah vines, your hobby vineyard, complete with a large raised garden area and regulation-size Bocce court. The 3,100 square feet primary residence, adorned with top-of-the-line finishes, seamlessly bridges indoor and outdoor living, complete with an expansive veranda and 9-foot copper natural gas firepit. Step indoors, where stunning Brazilian Tigerwood flooring guides you to 2 primary suites with ensuite bathrooms, alongside a generous guest bedroom, and an additional 3 bathrooms, ensuring ample space for all. The kitchen is a culinary masterpiece, boasting granite counters, top-tier appliances, and a butler's kitchen and secondary refrigerator, elevating the art of entertaining. Recently enlarged 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom 750 square feet ADU offers versatility and is perfect for guests, extended family, or even as a lucrative rental opportunity. Additional office closet and separate detached office space ready to accommodate your business needs. For the wine connoisseur, a refrigerated wine cellar awaits, ready to safeguard up to 2000 bottles of your finest collections in impeccable condition.

Diana Blakeley , Wine Country Real Estate Network

5.50 ACRES
4008 SQ FT

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