WORLD-CLASS HORSE FARM AND TRAINING FACILITY Immaculate and pristine in every detail, this 768-acre farm is rich in sunlight, spring-fed ponds, granddaddy oaks, and limestone. The perfect prescription for champions, Padua Stables is considered one of the most impressive equestrian facilities in the world. Numerous Graded Stakes winners and four Breeder's Cup champions have received their early training on the property's professional three-quarter mile dirt racetrack, which is equipped with aluminum safety rails, excellent cushion, and superior drainage system. For the horse that's destined for the turf, there's also a one-mile turf course.
THE RESIDENCES Overlooking one of the estate's beautiful lakes, the main residence was designed for grand-scale entertaining and provides eight bedrooms, five full and five half bathrooms. There is extensive private housing for guests, managers, and staff, including 13 immaculate homes and a 7,000-square foot dormitory with 22 rooms.
THE FACILITIES The estate's equestrian facilities are unrivaled. Padua Stables is the ultimate stallion-breeding center, training facility, or choice of operation. The property boasts a broodmare/foaling center, 11 premier barns with 202 stalls, numerous hot walkers and round pens, and a three-quarter mile dirt track and one-mile turf track, which were both built by renowned racecourse designer Dennis Moore. Additionally, Padua Stables is equipped for daily business operations and includes an executive office complex with luxurious amenities as well as three maintenance buildings, a hay/feed storage building, and three greenhouses. This magnificent property also enjoys a prized location, conveniently situated between Ocala and The Villages.