With names like Secretariat, American Pharaoh Barbaro and now, Nyquist, forever engrained in time as winners, the 142nd “Race for Roses” and first leg of the Triple Crown took place on May 7th at Churchill Downs in Kentucky. Drawing inspiration from the big day, let’s explore a few elegant equestrian-inspired homes from the Sotheby’s International Realty network.$1,750,000 USD | Lexington, Kentucky | Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty
Surrounded by farms, this magnificent Georgian Estate offers spacious, stately living in the ultimate equestrian paradise. Within 10 minutes of downtown Lexington and the Kentucky Horse Park, this home is in close proximity to the Horse Capitol of the World! Behind the gates of Sahalee Estates and a second set of private gates, the property sits at the end of the community. Price Upon Request | England, United Kingdom | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty
Hackwood Park enjoys stunning, uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. This historic house has been painstakingly restored to its nineteenth century grandeur complete with original detailing and craftsmanship. Whilst infinitely beautiful and grand, it readily fulfils its function as a home for entertaining, easily accommodating family, guests and staff. It is skilfully designed for a life with service, having numerous staircases and ancillary rooms to allow staff to discreetly pass between family and entertaining areas. The estate also includes a number of additional properties including a stable yard and coach house, two detached houses and two entrance lodges. $5,400,000 USD | Managua, Nicaragua | Nicaragua Sotheby’s International Realty
A unique landmark estate home and one of Managua’s finest crown jewel residences, this property is located in the quiet and secluded Las Colinas neighborhood, just minutes away from the main highway, fine shopping and dining. Situated on almost four acres, this property features a fully functional heliport and an equestrian centers complete with five horse stalls, tack room, training area and riding ring.