Adena Springs Farm, Paris, Kentucky|www.candysdirt.com

Have horse racing in your blood and the deep pockets to chase that passion? Here’s just the place for you— Adena Springs, the crown jewel of Kentucky horse farms. Austrian-born billionaire horse racing entrepreneur Frank Stronach masterminded the 2,250-acre horse farm and breeding complex located in Paris, Kentucky, about 20 miles outside of Lexington (the epicenter of the American Thoroughbred horse farm universe.) Whether or not you’re seriously looking at such an investment, the photos and video of this lovely racehorse farm offer a glimpse into an exciting, glamorous industry.

Real estate industry advisor Bernard Uechtritz, who led the 2016 record-breaking $725 million sale of W. T. Waggoner Ranch in Texas, has been tapped to represent the property, working with the support of Kentucky Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty office to field “boots on the ground” showings and equine expertise information.

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A frequent farmers market supplier of produce, condiments, and meat, Greer Farm is also a destination farm and ranch that hosts guests. It’s on the market for $3.5 million.

It’s not often that a sustainable farm and ranch with plenty of income opportunity comes on the market, which makes the fact that Greer Farm is now on the market even more remarkable.

The farm, which is located in Daingerfield, has 385 acres. In addition to hosting weddings and events and visitors in cabins, the farm also provides farmers markets all over Texas with jellies, jams, beef, pork, lamb, eggs, vegetables, and fruit. (more…)

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This 1925 farmhouse in Jarrell is perfect for the Longhorn fan that wants a little country with his city life.

Can we talk about this 1925 farmhouse in Jarrell? If you’re a fan of a certain state school’s football team in Austin, and you would like a country getaway ready-made for riding horses and hosting your fellow season-ticket-holding friends, this is kind of your bag.

Jarrell is about four miles north of Georgetown, which also puts you in spitting distance of Austin. And this farmhouse has plenty of room for friends and family — or even some Airbnb action for folks that want a little country with their college football weekend.

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Horse-lover's Dream House Near Equestrian Trails at Lake Ray Roberts | CandysDirt.com

I’ve found an exceptional equestrian property sitting on almost 10 acres on the shores of Lake Ray Roberts, about an hour north of Dallas.

The expansive home at 7621 Sierra Lane in Pilot Point is a true luxury horse estate with a gorgeous custom home. Its Southern-style exterior leads to a high-end transitional interior with 20,437 square feet. You’ve got to see this in person to truly appreciate how unusual it is for our North Texas market.

“This is a remarkable plantation-style home set on a picturesque 9.72 acres with a luxury swimming pool, outdoor areas, and multi-stall barn,” said listing agent Jason Haugen with eXp Realty. “It’s right next to the equestrian trails on the shores of Lake Ray Roberts — everything about this property makes it a dream for the serious horse lover.”

This estate has six bedrooms (including two masters), five full bathrooms, four half baths, four living areas, two dining areas, on three stories with an elevator and a gated entrance and guest quarters, built in 2015. Can I give you a tour?

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Currently listed for $13.95 million by Angie Nelson and Brenda Moerschell of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, Hartlee Field Ranch has been the talk of the town since it hit the market years ago, but has yet to find the right buyer.

Ideally located just 30 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth in Denton County – one of the fastest growing counties in the nation – the ranch is prized for its historic Hartlee Field Airstrip, which provided flight training for military cadets in World War II.

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Do you look at Walnut Place’s paltry 25 acres and $48.9 million price tag in the same way I look at a tent and sleeping bag?  Do you find having a home in the same county as your garage off-putting? Was the Waggoner Ranch a little too close to Oklahoma?  Well, listen up.

The $250 million Sandow Lakes Ranch is located about an hour from Austin and pretty much dead-east of Georgetown. I say “about” and “pretty much” because at 33,777 acres, it’s hard to be precise.  No, that’s not a typo.  The ranch is 52.78 square miles. Slap a mortgage on that and your monthly nut might hit $1.8 million.

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Looking for a place to beat the heat? Feast your eyes on one of the hottest equestrian offerings on the market. Just 45 minutes from downtown Dallas, El Milagro Retreat is a sprawling, 50-acre residential estate, and working equestrian ranch that lives like a five-star resort. Whether you want to take a dip in the infinity-edge pool, go for a horseback ride, train your prized mare, or host the entire family for summer vacation, this majestic beauty has it all.

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This two-story cottage-style house sits on a 90-acre ranch in Graham, Texas. (Photos courtesy Jilene Foust)

Wide-open spaces, or small-town charm? Two homes in Graham, Texas, that have hit the market mean you can satisfy either yen.

Both homes are for sale by the owners, Jilene and Todd Foust, who can’t stop raving about the little town of 8,931 that has become home (or second home) to more than 5,000 multi-millionaires.

“I would say being from Dallas, in the Highland Park area, born and raised, I found it fascinating if you move two hours away to Graham, which is nestled 26 miles from the famous Possum Kingdom Lake, you find this quaint little town that has no middle-class population,” Jilene Foust said. “Years ago Fortune magazine did an article about Graham, listing it as having more millionaires per capita by state!”

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