Have a vision for your dream horse farm? Marion County and the Ocala area are ripe for building, with several amazing equestrian communities offering homesites to turn your daydreams into a slice of horse country paradise. Read on to explore the possibilities!


The Estates at Pleasant Hill


Pleasant Hill lives up to its name with 84 acres of lush, green paddocks under the wide Florida sky. This gated horse country equestrian community consists of 11 lots ranging between five and nine and a half acres, with exciting new construction underway. Pleasant Hill offers beautiful walking and riding trails and fenced parcels with Gainesville, downtown Ocala and outdoor activities all a short drive away. The community is deed-restricted and prices range from $70,000 to $90,000 per parcel.


Equestrian Springs


Located in north Ocala, Equestrian Springs is a beautiful gated horse-friendly community offering mini-farm and country-estates homesites ready to build. All of their lots are between three and nine acres, and they will allow you to use any builder you wish (they also offer builder recommendations). Equestrian Springs is an oak-shaded haven for you and your horses with a three-acre private park, two-acre wooded trail for walking or riding and private security. The community is close to all major highways and I-75, and is a short drive from Gainesville and the University of Florida. Adena Golf Course and Country Club is only five minutes away, and HITS Post Time Farm is 15 minutes away. Click here for more info on Equestrian Springs’ homesites!


Equine Estates


An equestrian horse country paradise, Equine Estates is an ideal location for farm property-hunters. Offering turn-key listings as well as extensive parcels of raw land, this gated equine-friendly community has its own 30-foot wide bridle trails, as well as access to riding, hiking, and biking trails on the Florida Greenway. Equine Estates is also right across the road from the Florida Horse Park, which offers international equestrian events, 320 permanent stalls, five FEI-regulation dressage arenas, and more.



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