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GoldMark Farm caters to the Equestrian Enthusiast of any discipline

Discover top-tier facilities at GoldMark Farm, designed for champion-caliber equine performances. GoldMark  Farm has opened its gates to the sport horse community by adding two world-class arenas.

Arenas

GoldMark Farm hosts a spacious regulation-sized arena featuring 72 feet of mirrors for dressage practice that can be concealed when used for jumping activities. 

Full Jump Course

GoldMark Farm has a training and lesson facility specializing in the hunter and jumper disciplines, catering to riders of varying ages and skill levels, ranging from beginners to accomplished AA show competitors. 

Hacking 

GoldMark Farm offers an extensive network of bridle paths, allowing riders to enjoy scenic hacking trails amidst the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Stalls

GoldMark Farms horses in training are maintained in one of GoldMarks 160 stalls across six barns.

  • 12×12 foot padded stalls equipped with stall mattresses in each box
  • Nelson auto waters and corner feeders, fans in each stall
  • Fly spray system 
Walkers

GoldMark Farm has four fully enclosed covered Euro Walkers equipped with . The Walkers have 19 ½’ high interior vinyl-lined ceilings, and are equipped with fans and lights.

A sport horse is specifically bred and trained in various equestrian sports and disciplines. Sport horses are known for their athleticism, versatility, and suitability for competitive riding in events such as dressage, show jumping, eventing, and other horse sports.

Athleticism

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Sport horses are bred for their physical abilities, including strength, agility, speed, and endurance. These traits make them well-suited for the demands of competitive riding.

Versatility

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Sport horses are often versatile and capable of excelling in multiple equestrian disciplines. Many sport horses can compete in dressage, show jumping, eventing, and even disciplines like endurance riding or combined driving.

Temperament

A good sport horse typically possesses a trainable and cooperative temperament. They should be responsive to their rider's cues and willing to work in partnership.

Conformation

Sport horses tend to have specific conformational characteristics that enhance their performance in particular disciplines. For example, dressage horses often have a more upright neck and elegant movement, while show jumpers may have a more powerful build with strong hindquarters.

Breeding and Bloodlines

Many sport horses have pedigrees, including bloodlines known for producing successful athletes. Some breeds are particularly associated with sport horse types, such as the Dutch Warmblood, Hanoverian, Holsteiner, and Trakehner. Retired thoroughbred racehorses often go on to second careers in sport horse disciplines.

Training

Sport horses undergo rigorous training tailored to their chosen discipline. This training includes conditioning, dressage movements, jumping skills, cross-country riding (for eventing), and other specialized exercises to prepare them for competition.

Competitive Success

Sport horses are often bred to achieve success in high-level competitions. They compete at regional, national, and international levels to win medals and titles in their respective disciplines.

Specialized Equipment

Sport horses may require specialized tack and equipment designed for their discipline, such as dressage saddles, jumping saddles, and eventing gear.

Care and Maintenance

Sport horses often receive meticulous care and maintenance to keep them in peak physical condition. This includes regular veterinary care, farrier services, and conditioning programs.

Diversity of Disciplines

While dressage and show jumping are two of the most well-known equestrian disciplines for sport horses, there is a wide variety of sports and activities in which they can participate, including eventing, hunter-jumper, three-day eventing, and more.

Wash Racks

GoldMark Farm has twenty wash racks with 10’ by 11’ bays with slip-resistant rubber mat floors. For the horses’ ultimate comfort, temperature regulation is provided with hot and cold running water.

Arena

GoldMark Farm’s Arena has an expanse of 100 feet by 175 feet with the perimeter being four-board fencing with rounded corners.

Round Pen

GoldMark Farm has two fully enclosed Round Pens with a 60’ diameter and a 19 ½’ high vinyl-lined ceiling which serve as the primary initial training location. The Round Pens are equipped with fans and lights.

Therapies at GoldMark Farm

Cold Salt Hydrotherapy

This is used to treat and prevent a multitude of injuries in therapeutic saltwater cooled to 2°C / 35°F which takes out heat and reduces inflammation in the lower legs.

Equivibe

It is an innovative treatment of muscle vibration and stimulation that has been successful for animal therapy, health, fitness and prevention of injuries.

Training Pool

The pool is 12x100 with 30-foot ramps on both sides for the horses to access safely.  

Grass Turnouts

GoldMark Farm’s arena has individual grass turnouts for added convenience and versatility. Our turnout has natural grass footing where horses can be safely and comfortably released for exercise, grazing, or leisure. It reflects natural pasture conditions, promoting physical activity and overall well-being for the horses. 

Bridle Paths

GoldMark Farm’s bridle paths are surrounded by native trees and an incredible place for riders and horses to bond and experience nature together. 

Join Our Stable of Prestige Clientele  

GoldMark Farm partners with trade connections for our facilities' dry stall and pasture boarding. We invite trainers and owners with ten or more horses to contact us to learn more about our state-of-the-art equine facilities.

Jena Antonucci and Katie Miranda

Jena Antonucci and Katie Miranda

Thoroughbred Trainers

Maria Lithander

Maria Lithander

Dressage Trainer

GoldMark Farm offers enterprise-to-enterprise dry stall and pasture boarding services for equine businesses with ten or more horses.  

An Equine Paradise in

Ocala, Florida.

At GoldMark Farm, we take pride in offering little of everything deep in the heart of horse country. We provide an experience steeped in tradition, expertise, and a deep love for these majestic animals.

Phone

352-369-3377  

Address

5290 NW 130th Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34482  

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