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.
Live, Ride and Work!

Arbuckle, Colusa County, California

Here's a chance to live on a piece of paradise with your four legged friends that comes with a built-in income! Live, ride, work AND enjoy the serenity of the country. This 10-acre property is located in Arbuckle, 4 miles from I-5 & close to the Western hills. The custom Fleetwood home is well-designed and boasts over 2,500 square feet of open living space with 4 spacious bedrooms and 2 baths. Large kitchen, walk-in pantry, oversized covered patio and an extra-large 2-car attached garage with covered breezeway and second patio. Property amenities include ground mount solar, fenced dog run, custom 6-stall barn w/ bathroom, full loft, tack & feed rooms, fenced corrals, and 6 acres of producing almond trees. Included with the sale; onsite almond roasting and flavoring facility/commercial kitchen that is licensed by the State of CA to produce small-batch roasted and flavored almonds sold under the Black Shire Almonds brand. Business has established customers through online and in-person sales, via an established website, the onsite Farm Stand/Gift Shop, regional farmers markets and selected retailers. Website, national customer list, wholesale customer list, business inventory, licenses/permits, all recipes and processes convey. Property location and tranquility offers separate opportunities for hosting onsite events.

Jane Smart , Jane Smart Realty

10.63 ACRES
2600 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.
Gorgeous Mountaintop Views on nearly 18 Acres

Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, California

Unique opportunity for those looking to create a masterpiece on their own nearly 18 acre mountaintop. Approx half mile private driveway takes you to 360 views of Santa Monica Mountains, Carlisle Canyon, exclusive Lake Sherwood properties, distant snow capped mountains and 4th of July fireworks. This inspiring location was once known as ''Holy Hill' by ministers that gave sermons in their living room overlooking the natural beauty that surrounded them. The current home of approx 2192 sq ft sits on a beautiful pad that includes a 3 car garage. A second pad may be ideal for Auxiliary building or horses. The peace and tranquility of Carlisle Canyon make you feel like you are miles away yet it enjoys all the convenience of Westlake Village restaurants, shopping and schools just a few miles away. Come and be inspired!

Cathie Messina , Sotheby's International Realty

17.98 ACRES
2192 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Spectacular Single Story with Guest House

Temecula, Riverside County, California

Discover serenity at this absolutely stunning single story custom home in the center of Temecula, located in Country Roads Estates. Set on 4.64 acres of property with incredible southern mountain views. Perched uptop a hill, this 4152 sq ft main home was rebuilt in 2017 with the most modern layout & features along with exceptional craftsmanship. There is a separate 1600 sf workshop/garage with its own separate driveway AND a 752 sf one bedroom guest house. Arrive to your immaculate home via a gated electronic entry with tree lined driveway (recently resurfaced). This sprawling estate has a very open floor plan with 4 bedroom plus an office (can be 5th bdm) & 4 bathrooms including a second master suite. Exquisitely renovated with all new engineered White Oak hardwood floors, plank tile,heaters/AC units, tile roof, high-performance insulation, energy efficient windows, sliders and French doors, and complete replumbing with all new plumbing fixtures, toilets, drywall and in-line water heaters. The kitchen is a dream for entertaining with a massive center quartz island, soft close cabinets, Wolfe gas range, reverse osmosis system, water softener & stylish hardware/fixtures. The huge walk-in pantry includes a quartz counter with coffee bar, appliance station, & room for a 2nd fridge. The master shower turns into a 6x6 steam shower. All the bathrooms are luxurious. Other features include crown molding, home network thru-out, new LED lights light fixtures, & ten 4K outdoor security cameras. There is paid solar along with a Tesla charger for energy efficiency. Enjoy your own private paradise in the elegant backyard with a picturesque pool & spa, outdoor entertaining area w/ a custom stately fireplace and built-in barbecue grill. The backyard also includes a fun playset for kids, a chicken coop, terraced organic garden, and approx. 20 fruit trees. Plenty of land for horse facilities or add a pickleball/sport court. The 1600 sf workshop/garage has so much space for 5+ cars with a private bathroom. The separate Guest House has one bedroom with living room, full kitchen & bathroom located above the garage, perfect for relatives or rental income. This find is conveniently located in the heart of town, just off Butterfield across Pauba Ridge Park. Minutes to award winning Temecula Wineries, schools, parks, shops, & restaurants. Low HOA & low tax rate. What a rare find: large single-story home, guest house, pool/spa, workshop/garage, acreage- It's all here!

Marcel Hensley , Keller Williams

4.64 ACRES
4904 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.
Fully fenced, 8+ acres w/ gorgeous views, High - end home with Solar and bonus rm!

Palo Cedro, Shasta County, California

Palo Cedro beauty on 8.3 fenced acres. Cows, horses & chickens all welcome on this property, but don't ignore the 23 tree olive orchard that can produce approx 10 gallons of olive oil every other year! In addition, the views!!! Lassen Peak & Burney Mountain clearly seen from the back deck of this wonderful home!! Owned Solar pays for most of the electricity & a recirculating hot-water pump reduces the need for propane. In the winter, cozy up to the wood-burning stove & the propane tank will rarely need to be filled! 4 bedrooms, a large bonus room (not counted in sq. ft.!), an office, formal dining & separate family & living rooms! Room for everyone! For the chef of the house, the kitchen has high-end appliances, insta-hot water, granite countertops & so much more!!

Jody Nelson , Century 21 Hilltop

8.30 ACRES
2661 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Create Your Dream Estate

Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County, California

PERMITS INCLUDED!! Nearly 6 acre private Estate in the beautiful equestrian community of Lobo Canyon is READY TO BUILD! Rare and unbelievable opportunity to build your one of a kind dream Estate. Seller's have done all the hard work for you. The stress and years of time of the County approval process has been borne by the seller's. Grading of driveway and homesite has begun! Cross over your private bridge and meander up to a private knoll top where your Stunning Modern Farmhouse will be situated with the views in mind. The pool/spa, outdoor kitchen/living room and gym/cabana are ideally located overlooking the landscape below. Car buffs will delight with a 5 Car garage with full basement offering a speakeasy/bar, screening room and full bath. Above the garage is a second story studio, office space or guest area. On the lower section, after crossing the bridge there is an additional 4 car garage with a second story recreation room with full bath. Landscape the remainder of the acreage to your hearts delight as the recently permitted irrigation well is currently in the digging process. Full architectural plans and building sets have been completed and ready to deploy your contractor team. Lobo Canyon enjoys the beauty of surrounding vineyards, horses and star lit sky's. The Old Place and Cornell Winery are part of the local heritage. Enjoy the peaceful beauty of the canyon and convenience of Agoura shopping, eateries and Malibu beaches.

Cathie Messina , Sotheby's International Realty

5.87 ACRES
Horse Property for sale.
Charming Creek Side home with Lake rights

Grass Valley, Nevada County, California

Charming Creekside home on just over 5 acres with rights to 32-acre private Zyac Lake and wildlife refuge. About 300' of creek frontage with a great swimming hole! Beautiful, vaulted wood ceilings and large living room with floor to ceiling picture windows flood the home with natural light! Open beam cooks kitchen and dining area opens to large deck with seating to listen to the creek. Large primary sweet with lots of built-ins that opens to deck area with hot tub and outdoor shower. Two guest bedrooms plus office space. Tons of storage and large pantry closet with washer dyer hook ups off the kitchen! Two garage currently houses connected washer and dryer along with a workspace. Bring the horses! Property has pole barn with water and corrals. Fall in love with this special property surrounded by lots of trees and water! Firewise community. Property has 2 wells; one hooked to the home lasted tested around 14gmp. Fenced area for pets and wired for generator. Scenic 20-minute drive to Grass Valley or easy commute to Auburn.

Mimi Simmons , Century 21 Select Group Real Estate

5.01 ACRES
1718 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
2 Homes on 179 Usable Acres with Views of the Sierras

Placerville, El Dorado County, California

Dreaming of having your own Yellowstone Ranch? You can't find a property with these amenities/infrastructure at this price anywhere in the country! 2 homes on stunning 179 acre property with views of the Sierras. Hunter's paradise, future winery, cattle/horses, green property, endless possibilities! Very usable land with an abundance of trails, year-round pond & it sits adjacent to 280 acres of BLM land with trail access to the Cosumnes River. You can work from home with excellent rural internet & great cell signal. 26+KW owned solar system & two 22KW automatic standby generators. Main home features single story living, open floor plan with large rooms, & separate downstairs living with additional master suite & large family/bonus room. 2 story detached 48x48 garage, with 1585 sf 2nd floor apartment tastefully updated with open concept kitchen & family room, 646 sf of additional storage (including its own large laundry room). 8 stall horse barn, hay barn, & Quonset Hut Shop. Three 5,000 gallon water storage tanks, 4 propane tanks, 3 log agricultural storage buildings, chicken coop & additional outbuildings. Entire property is cross fenced & has it's own private, gated access.

Callie Mirsky , Cali Homes

179.10 ACRES
5679 SQ FT

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