Winners Across the Board: Five Unique Equestrian Properties

Offering a veritable triple crown of distinctive style, consummate luxury, and the finest accommodations for horses and their human friends, these equestrian estates from West Coast to East will have distinguished buyers champing at the bit.

Rio Grande Getaway

Los Ranchos, New Mexico | Marsha AdamsSotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 326 Grant Avenue Brokerage

On more than nine lush acres along the Rio Grande, 9,723-square-foot Hacienda Tranquillo is both spacious and comfortable, with multiple inviting living areas, a colorful kitchen, five bedrooms, lovely outdoor entertaining spaces, a refreshing swimming pool, and a cabana. The serene irrigated property boasts towering cottonwoods, fruit trees, a pond with a dock, and green pastures. The enviable equestrian facilities include a six-stall barn with turnouts, a hot walker, a round pen, and easy access to riding trails through the bosque.

Horse Lover’s Haven

Jupiter, Florida | Todd Peter, Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage

This 50-acre estate in the gated community of Ranch Colony is one of Florida’s most outstanding equine properties. In addition to a majestic Mediterranean-inspired home overlooking a private four-acre lake, it features a glass-enclosed saltwater pool and an inviting two-bedroom guesthouse. The horse lover will appreciate the eight-stall barn, which includes living quarters; a riding and jumping arena; eight paddocks; three turnout structures; riding trails that wind through mature cypress and pine trees; and proximity to the diverse equestrian activities of Wellington.

Quail H Ranch

Santa Ynez, California | Mike BradyMicah Brady, & Jennifer NationSotheby’s International Realty – Santa Ynez Valley Brokerage

In a picturesque pastoral pocket of the sunny Santa Ynez Valley, Quail H Ranch is an idyllic 296-acre collection of gentle hills, pastures, rolling grassland, and open space. It features a delightful four-bedroom residence and two enchanting two-bedroom cottages. Horses are well tended thanks to dressage and cutting arenas, a hot walker, irrigated pastures, a five-stall barn with wash and tack rooms, and a three-stall barn with storage space and an entertainment loft. A portion of the pastureland serves as a “cowboy polo” field.

Unique Equestrian Retreat in the Hamptons

Water Mill, New York | Barbara L. BornsteinSotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

Combining the enviable location of the Hamptons with the warm, rugged ambience of a mountain getaway, this estate—available for rent during the summer—is unmatched for its authentic style and rustic elegance. Highlights include four bedrooms, four fireplaces, a family room, a movie theatre, a full gym, a finished basement, an oversized heated pool, a wraparound covered porch, and central air conditioning. The six-acre estate offers horse facilities and is surrounded by nearly 50 additional acres of unspoiled nature preserve and riding trails.

Traveler’s Farm

Santa Ynez, California | Mike BradyMicah Brady, & Jennifer NationSotheby’s International Realty – Santa Ynez Valley Brokerage

A tree lined road winding through pastures introduces this approximately 116-acre equestrian haven. The 6,500-square-foot residence offers four bedrooms, formal living and dining rooms, a family room, an open kitchen, a wine cellar, an exercise room, a wet bar, and a wood-paneled library or study. Completing the idyllic picture are a pool and spa, a tennis court, an outdoor kitchen, gardens, a greenhouse, and a four-bedroom manager’s residence. Horse facilities include an eight-stall barn, two equipment barns, an arena, and multiple training and exercise facilities.

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