Winter Season Is Nearly Upon Us!

2018 HITS Ocala Winter Show

Once again the busy winter season is nearly upon us, and we’re gearing up at Ocala Horse Properties to welcome all equine enthusiasts back to Marion County. Nowhere else in the world will you find a region with a better choice of horse farms, superior natural footing, beautiful climate and countless numbers of multi-discipline horse competitions. Ocala is truly a horse lovers paradise that will indulge you in all things equestrian!

Ocala Horse Properties once again will be partnering with HITS Post Time Farm here in Marion County. Our partnership with HITS Ocala is several years strong, and for the 2018 season we are pleased to return as the “Preferred Realtor of HITS” and “The Designated sponsor for Ocala Horse Properties Grand Prix Stadium.”

Tom Struzzieri, President, and CEO of HITS has released the following statement regarding our partnership with his organization, “We are excited to partner with Ocala Horse Properties again in 2018. When a HITS customer purchases a farm through Ocala Horse Properties, that’s a customer we know we will see for years to come. Our partnership with Ocala Horse Properties has created a strong bond between the two companies. Those are the best partnerships”.

Grand Prix Competitor Mattias Tromp aboard Avon, photo credit ESI Photography

HITS Ocala Continues A Full Roster of Competitions and Amenities

Whether you’ve been showing in Ocala for years, or this is your first season, HITS will certainly be on your event calendar for showing or spectating. Located right off of Highway 27, HITS Post Time Farm is the central hub for Hunter, Jumper and Equitation riders in the region. Wednesday through Sunday the facility is buzzing with show activity, as the organizers of HITS provide a show environment with an array of great amenities. In addition, there is on-site stabling and paddocks for creature comfort, an array of food vendors, retail boutiques, tack shops and equipment supply stores.

The upcoming season’s Prize List includes a roster of classes,  including the 2017 Holiday Series and the 2018 HITS Ocala Winter Series, which will continue to offer the CSI05* Nations Cup, two International Hunter Derbies and the Grand American 1 Million Grand Prix!

“The HITS Ocala Winter Circuit offers exhibitors 10 weeks of shows with two additional weeks of USEF – Rated shows—the Ocala Holiday Series—in mid-December. The range of classes, offering over $4 million in prize money, and abundant show opportunities makes HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida a prime winter destination. In February, HITS Post Time Farm will host the Longines FEI Nations CupTM Jumping of the United States of America for the fourth consecutive year. “

For more information on all of the amenities that HITS has to offer, and the complete schedule of classes and events, please visit

Now Is The Time to Buy In Ocala

Before purchasing a farm in this region, it is important that you understand the Ocala farm market, which is constantly changing and getting stronger every day. With the anticipation of the new World Equestrian Center at Golden Ocala, there is no better time to buy than now! In order to make the best decision on exactly where to buy your new farm, you need The Ocala Florida Farm Experts.

The entire team at OHP is comprised of horse experts who understand the preferences of equestrians and industry clients. We know the Marion County region and will help direct you towards an appropriate purchase that meets your needs. We believe it is our responsibility to educate our clientele on everything they need to know prior to buying a horse farm. Our team comes to you with an uncompromising commitment to ensure you are taken care of every step of the way.

Whether you are looking to buy a property for a year-round residence or a farm which will meet your seasonal needs near HITS, we can help! Reach out to our Team at Ocala Horse Properties and set up an appointment today. We’ll be happy to show you a large variety of homes and farms within Marion County, so you can plan on competing here for years to come!