From the lush coastal forests of the Pacific Northwest and the ocean view hills of Malibu to the polo fields of Santa Barbara and desert mountains of Nevada, these eight equestrian estates will inspire anyone to saddle up and ride into the sunset.
Called Cancha De Estrellas—the “field of the stars”—this pristine polo property will impress even the most discerning equestrian. Situated minutes from Santa Barbara and Montecito, with 360-degree views of the mountains and the ocean, this gated 61.2-acre property offers two polo fields, modern landscaping and a range of equestrian facilities, including more than 100 covered horse stalls with options for 30 more, a furnished scoreboard lounge and idyllic riding trails that access to the beach, town or the neighboring polo field. Christian Name and Fred Dapp hold the listing.
Set over 28 acres, this property comprises five land parcels and is home to the world-class equestrian facility, Mountain Meadows horse ranch. At its core is a grand single-story ranch home with sweeping hillside views. The ranch itself encompasses everything for the seasoned horse-lover, including multiple stables, an on-site space for shoeing, multiple riding rings and hundreds of acres of open trails. Craig Knizek holds the listing.
A divinely designed estate tucked into the hills of Malibu, 29000 Newton Canyon Road—also known as the Rosenthal Estate—is situated on 180 acres with views of the surrounding vineyards and mountains. In addition to a 2,545-square-foot stable, extensive vineyards and hundreds of avocado trees, the compound encompasses a tasting room and private residential compound with two pools,12,000 square feet of living space, a unique outdoor art collection and spectacular hacienda-style architecture by architect Louis Angelikis. Sandro Dazzan holds the listing.
2937 Padaro Lane, CarpinteriaCalled Rancho Cariñoso, 2987 Padaro Lane is a historic Carpinteria horse ranch that boasts more than four acres of oceanfront beauty and accesses a horse-friendly beach. Among the last large beach estates on the Southern California coast, Rancho Cariñoso sits directly on famous surf break Loon Point and is zoned to stable up to nine horses. Eric Haskell holds the listing.
Horse enthusiasts of all stripes will appreciate this home’s prime location adjacent to an equestrian centre and miles of bridle paths. Spanning two acres in the sought-after Fairfield Estates, 116 Eden Vale Drive offers an expansive main home with more than 15,000 square feet of living space. Inside, find an entertainer’s paradise complete with a wine room, indoor spa, indoor pool, private steam room and theater room—perfect for relaxing after a long day on the trails. Anna Oliver holds the listing.
This 2.25-acre property presents peak pastoral living at the base of Las Vegas’ Lone Mountain. Beyond the 8,199-square-foot main home, find manicured pastures, a well-lit arena surrounded by steel board fencing, a barn with covered stalls and an air-conditioned lounge and tack room. The estate also provides direct, private access to the scenic 8.5-acre Lone Mountain Equestrian Park & Trail, which includes a beautifully maintained 2.3-mile horse trail, a covered riding arena and two round equine pens. Zar Zanganeh holds the listing.
A true Pacific Northwest gem, Scimitar Ridge Ranch’s forested mountain top location fuses elegant ski-lodge vibes with the verdant coastal beauty, creating a regal, rustic getaway poised for elevated entertaining and—of course—equestrian adventures. Sit by the fire and take in sunset skies from the main home’s great room, sample special vintages in the subterranean wine cellar, swim year-round in the spectacular indoor grotto pool or set out to explore the adjacent 2,900-acre forest preserve on foot or horseback. Onsite equestrian facilities round out the vast list of amenities at Scimitar Ridge Ranch. Jen Cameron and James Campbell hold the listing.
With a name like “Appaloosa Drive,” there’s no doubt this home taps into the equestrian lifestyle. Located within Will Rogers Equestrian Ranch, this custom 4-bedroom, 3-bath estate is seconds from an in-neighborhood horse boarding and riding facility and the popular Queen Creek bridle path. This unique enclave also offers a community pool, basketball court, clubhouse and RV, boat and horse trailer storage. The home itself boasts many inviting features, including 12-foot ceilings throughout, a low-maintenance backyard complete with a built-in BBQ, gas fireplace, dog run, jacuzzi and a recently remodeled swimming pool. Jeff Gritzmacher holds the listing.