Author: Lisa Thomas
The Ocala horse community has long been known for it’s diversity in disciplines, as the open space and rich soil in Marion County offers the perfect environment for a number of breeding and training operations for thoroughbred racing, hunter/jumper, western, Quarter Horse and Paso Fino enthusiasts. With anticipation for the grand opening at the World Equestrian Center, farm sales in Marion County are on the uptick, and Ocala Horse Properties is thrilled to report that we’re catching the eye of world class dressage enthusiasts!
In a recent article by EuroDressage, Olympic dressage rider Shelly Francis announced her relocation to Ocala, as the ability manage a world class operation in Marion County’s year round Florida climate is best for her horses. Ocala Horse Properties has also been fortunate to work with two other high profile moves to our region in 2020, proving that the steady migration of dressage riders to Ocala will continue to grow as show dates are solidified at WEC.
The team at Ocala Horse Properties recently had the opportunity to catch up with two of our clients, Kim Van Kampen and Elma Garcia-Cannavinoabout their decisions to move to Ocala. Here are their Ocala stories………..
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