Ocala Equestrian Lifestyle

It’s Show Time at Burghley!

We are buzzing with excitement for Liz Halliday-Sharp and Ocala Horse Properties’ Deniro Z, as they head into their weekend at the infamous Burghley Horse Trials!  The trot up and day 1 of dressage is completed, with Liz and Deniro Z trotting down the grass center line Friday morning at... more

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Horse Farms Forever – Preserving Ocala’s Equestrian Farmland and Heritage

The scope and depth of  the impact that the equine industry has in Ocala Florida is far reaching in our community.  Did you know that the horse industry in Marion County has created more than 21,000 jobs and there are more than 80,000 horses in our region?  The financial impact on our region has... more

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Vision of WEC Coming to Life in Marion County!

The World Equestrian Center is making headlines as our region prepares to unveil this world class sports venue!  Featured in this recent broadcast by Fox 35 News Orlando,  the expansive 4000 acre project includes a broader vision to attract more than just the equestrian community.  Plans for... more

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Golden Retrievers Get First Peek at WEC!

A “soft opening” has been scheduled at the World Equestrian Center, and it will be for another species of 4 legged animals – the 2020 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty event will be held from October 19th-22nd, 2020.  We can think of no better way to unveil the... more

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Matt Varney of OHP and Horse Farms Forever honored with ‘Carry Back Award’!

On Saturday February 23rd, Matt Varney was honored when he received the 2018 “Carry Back Award” from the Florida Thoroughbred Farm Managers, Inc. This award, which was established over 2 decades ago, honors a person in the Ocala horse community whom they believe has impacted the thoroughbred... more

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Ocala Horse Properties Returns As Official Realtor Of 2019 Live Oak International!

Live Oak International is the largest Combined Driving and Show Jumping competition in the country, drawing competitors from more than 20 countries. As one of the top multi-discipline FEI events in the country, it is an event that celebrates our local horse community. Ocala Horse Properties proudly... more

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