By Grace Cassidy
The annual Old Salem Farm 2023 Spring Horse Show is officially underway in North Salem, NY, with numerous events to behold and experience. In celebration of Douglas Elliman’s proud sponsorship of the event, we’ve assembled a list of exquisite equestrian properties.
206 North Street, Ridgefield, CT | $3,400,000
Situated on over 15 acres of expansive land in western Connecticut, this property is a working horse farm, with staff housing in two structures, 24 stalls, indoor and outdoor riding rings with custom footing, nine paddocks, new fencing and wide-open land ideal for bringing the horses out. Conveniently minutes away from Old Salem Farm, the property has everything a rider/trainer/owner could need for an income-producing horse farm.
2125 Quaker Ridge Road, Croton on Hudson, NY | $3,700,000
This incredible 23-acre property in Westchester County is ideal for anyone who loves horses and wants to keep them close by. Although the property doesn’t have a paddock or stalls yet, there’s plenty of space to build. There are endless opportunities for other outdoor recreation, including three lakes, gardens, pastures, a tennis court and protected woodland. Dating back to 1895, the expansive farmhouse includes six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a chef’s kitchen and library, while a separate cottage is ideal for guests or live-in family members with a full kitchen, living space, bedroom, garage and three-season porch. There’s also a two-bedroom, two-bath gate house with a full kitchen.
14412 Pierson Road, Wellington, FL | $18,900,000
Located in Wellington and situated on a property that borders the iconic Wellington International Showgrounds, this 5.29-acre farm is ideal for anyone who is passionate about equestrianism. Features include 24 stalls, including two oversized double stalls, two offices, a commercial washer and dryer for laundry, six grass paddocks, a four-horse walker, tack room, feed room and more. There are also staff quarters with a four-bedroom apartment.
5141 Lasso Way, Wellington, FL | $15,900,000
Also found in Wellington, this property spans over 22 acres in size and is ready and well-equipped for equestrians. Located on the farm is a 16,500-square-foot facility featuring a 24-stall barn, multiple paddocks, a six-horse water, hurricane-tested all-weather riding arena and grass jumping field. A tack room, full bathroom, laundry room, office and hay and feed rooms are all air-conditioned.
6345 Smith Road, Bellville, TX | $5,195,000
Spanning nearly 140 acres, this farm allows owners the space to own and raise numerous horses. A five-stall horse barn, tack room, riding area, round pen, corrals and
Morton loafing sheds are all included, with plenty of space to expand and improve. The stunning landscape features mature trees, four ponds, an improved pasture and an updated 1915 farmhouse situated on a high point that allows residents to overlook the property. There’s also a guest house on the property, great for visitors or live-in family members.
Photo: Mitch Idol
10585 Ojai Santa Paula Road, Ojai, CA | $6,795,000
Located on over 11 acres of breathtaking land, this property offers endless views of the Topa Topa Mountains. Designed by architect David Bury, the 5,800-square-foot home features five bedrooms and five-and-one-half bathrooms, generous open living and floor-to-ceiling windows. Wide-open green space, an existing barn, paddocks and staff quarters make this property ideal for anyone who owns horses and enjoys equestrianism.
20551 Trabuco Oaks Drive, Trabuco Canyon, CA | $2,200,000
Trabuco Oaks Ranch offers ample space for horse owners or anyone looking for privacy and wide-open vistas. This 10-acre working ranch showcases multiple fenced horse corrals, hay sheds, a large barn and a round pen that can be converted into a full-size performance arena. The gated three-bedroom, three-bath home on the property was originally built in 1930 and spans 1,709 square feet in size, featuring a stone fireplace, custom wood finished counters, private decks and a primary en-suite bedroom with high ceilings.
30 Portuguese Bend Road, Rolling Hills, CA | $14,750,000
Situated on five acres of land, this double-gated property is found in the Ranchos Palos Verdes equestrian community of Rolling Hills, located 30 miles south of Los Angeles. Homeowners enjoy stunning views of Santa Monica Bay, mountains and rolling hills. Spanning 6,200 square feet in size, the five-bedroom, five-bathroom home was designed by renowned architect Ernest Hahn in 1970 and showcases wide-open living spaces, a well-equipped chef’s kitchen and incredible outdoor living spaces, including a covered dining area, pool, pizza oven and more. Also on the property is a guest house, horse stables, tennis court, chapel, fruit orchards, olive trees and active vineyards.
5616 County Rd 100, Carbondale, CO | $7,640,000
This gated 45-acre property offers residents incredible views of Mount Sopris and Roaring Fork Valley, while providing an ideal retreat for equestrian enthusiasts with senior water rights, corrals, loafing sheds and several greenhouses. The 6,500-square-foot home includes five bedrooms, five-and-one-half bathroom, wraparound porches, two home offices, a plunge pool, caretaker apartment and three-car attached garage.
Bergerac, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France | €1,799,950 (~$1,975,500 USD)
This incredible 13th-century French chateau is situated on over 70 acres of land in Bergerac, a city about 130 kilometers east of Bordeaux. The property comes complete with a pasture, horse paddocks and a barn with stables. The stunning chateau features great historical details including a marble fireplace and terracotta tile flooring. The property also includes a caretaker’s cottage, swimming pool, terracing and a volleyball field.
Aramon, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France | €1,798,000 (~$1,973,000 USD)
Ideal for equestrian lovers, this 4-acre property comes complete with seven boxes, a tack room, a preparation area, dressage arena and a workshop. The home on the property was originally built in the 1970s and recently underwent a renovation, showcasing eight bedrooms, five bathrooms, stone fireplace, and caretakers’ quarters. Outdoor living is made simple with a garden, swimming pool, terraces and incredible mountain views.