Search Farms, Land, and Equestrian Real Estate in Sacramento California
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Sacramento is located in north central California and features a mild Mediterranean climate. Sacramento also serves as the county seat for Sacramento County, as well as the state capital for California.
For persons that love horses, Sacramento makes a very desirable location for a horse farm or ranch. Nearly all breeds, and disciplines can be found in the Sacramento metropolitan area. English & Western styles of riding are both popular in Sacramento. The Western States Horse Expo is held in Sacramento and is billed as the "largest and most comprehensive equestrian exposition in North America". For horse racing enthusiasts, there is the Cal Expo horse racing track that features harness racing, and track racing for thoroughbreds, mixed breeds and more. This convergence of horse activity combined with a moderate climate has made Sacramento a hub for equestrian enthusiasts of all interests.
For persons desiring a horse property in Sacramento County, choices include:
Orangevale - Orangevale is located immediately northeast of Sacramento and is one of the more prominent equestrian communities in Sacramento. Horses can be found throughout the area. Smaller horse properties containing around five acres are the norm. Orangevale Park located on Oak Avenue features 2 arenas, as well as horse riding trails and several horse boarding facilities for those persons that would prefer to board their horse.
Rio Linda, Elverta - located north of Sacramento CA. These areas feature larger horse properties, and a level terrain that makes it generally easy to design a facility appropriate for horses.
Elk Grove, Wilton - located southeast of Sacramento. Level topography and close proximity to many horse shows make this area a very popular community for Sacramento horse properties. Several large horse breeding farms are in the area. There is also an equestrian community called The Ranch. This Sacramento equestrian community features generally smaller tracts of 2 to 4 acres but it has been designed with the equestrian in mind. From easy access to riding trails, to the various horse necessary out buildings, everything has been planned with the horse enthusiast in mind. Sunridge Meadow, with it's own large community equestrian area and trail system, is located 4 miles south of El Dorado Hills. Additionally, there are 3 large equestrian centers in the area which are: Starr Vaughn Equestrian Center, Brookside Equestrian Center, and Murieta Equestrian Center.
For those willing to commute a bit, or desiring to live a bit further out from the hustle & bustle of the "big city", some of the more popular Sacramento "horsey" areas in the metropolitan area include:
Roseville, Folsom, Loomis, Granite Bay, Penryn, Newcastle, Auburn - located northeast of Sacramento along I-80 and near Folsom Lake. Granite Bay features small hills that add some visual aesthetic interest along with plenty of trees & boulders. Because of the desirable aesthetic, and close proximity to Folsom Lake, prices in this area can feel somewhat pricey relative to other potential choices. Shingle Springs is a popular horse community located in the area.
El Dorado Hills, Placerville - located east of Sacramento along US50 on the south side of Folsom Lake. These areas can be a bit of a commute for persons working in Sacramento, but Placer County and El Dorado County are very popular horse communities. In western Placerville, Greenstone Country is an equestrian community featuring 11 miles of private hiking and riding trails.
Davis - located immediately west of Sacramento and is home to Davis College. Davis features a fairly level topography.
Winters, Vacaville, Dixon - located both northwest & southwest of Sacramento, these areas feature beautiful, gently rolling hills. Winters remains one of the most popular smaller town horse communities in the region.
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