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Has your Kentucky horse farm or property been on the market for a while?

Why isn't it selling?

Don't worry, there's a good selection of farm buyers out there and we've got tips for sellers to ensure a quick and lucrative sale. Selling your horse farm is not as simple as selling a single-family home and there's a lot more that goes into the sale of a property.

Keep reading to learn why your farm might not be selling and how you can easily fix it.

Lack of Maintenance

The most obvious reason your horse farm in Kentucky might not be selling is maintenance.

Is the paint old and chipping?

Is your barn a disaster?

Spend a decent amount of time sprucing up the property with new paint, repairing your fence and ridding the area of weeds.

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 1593 Leesburg Pike

Price Reduction!!!

This is a super buy for a 51-acre farm, with a 3,300 square foot custom built main house, manager's house, barn, equipment shed, multiple run-in sheds, 3 car detached garage, 1 car detached garage, great land, and a super location. You will not find a better buy. 

The main house features a first floor owner's suite, great room with 2 story stone fireplace, chef's kitchen, dining room, sun room, 1/2 bath and an office/additional bedroom. The second floor has two guest/master suites both with their own thermostats. The unfinished basement is poured concrete with an outside entrance and 9' ceilings. The manager's house is a cute farm house on a full walkout basement. The barn has 6 livestock stalls.

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Choosing the right fence for your Lexington farm and horses is incredibly important.

Horse farm owners in Kentucky should ensure their fence is functional, durable, and within their budget. And if you're not too sure what type of fence will suit your farm best, you can keep reading to learn about the different types, styles and material options.

There are quite a few details to consider when choosing a fence and it's critical to choose material that is safe for your equines.

First, let's discuss the importance of avoiding barbed wire fences.

This may seem like an obvious decision to many equestrian experts, but if a horse panics and attempts to run through it or jump over it, they could easily cause career-ending and life-threatening

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This is a very unique new listing.  It is 6.67 acres located within the urban service area of Lexington.  The farm is at the end of Bradley Lane, almost across the street from Masterson Park- a city park with lots of riding areas, multiple dressage rings, a hunter ring, cross country courses, dog park, soccer complex, and a great place to unwind.  The farm has heavily treed boundaries and feels like you are in the country- yet you are only 4 miles from the corner of Main and Broadway!

Fayette County now has 40 acre minimum acreage sizes.  There are some 10 acre farms in Fayette County that grandfathered in about 20 years ago.  Under current Fayette County rules you are not allowed to build more than one house per 40 acres.  There are virtually no farms

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Horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky

Buying a house can sometimes feel stressful. So you can imagine how it feels when buying a horse farm.

Not only do you need to consider the house, you need to consider the land and make sure everything is the right fit for both you and your animals.

Although this can seem like a lot, it doesn’t have to be stressful.

When you work with a REALTOR who specializes in horse farms, all of these potential stresses are lifted from your shoulders.

A great real estate agent knows exactly what you have to consider when buying a horse from in Kentucky, so you don’t have to worry about making the wrong choice.

But when looking for a horse farm, you should also make sure that you know what to look for so you can make an informed decision.

Check

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Winter is here!

It's time to prepare your Kentucky horse barn for winter to ensure your champion pet is comfortable and well-taken care of. Kentucky may not have the most brutal winters, but it still gets decently cold. With cooler temperatures quickly approaching, it's important to winterize your horse barn in the fall.

From prepping the living quarters to preparing your horse's body, there's plenty of ways to get your horses and their homes ready for the season.

Feed Your Horses MoreCouple Walking Horse Around Kentucky Horse Farm in Winter

While we understand you want to keep your equines in the best shape possible, it's important to keep them warm throughout the winter. In an attempt to keep themselves warm, horses will burn more calories.

To keep their body temperature warm, they need

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Battle in the Saddle Kentucky Horse Farm Event

On September 30th, at the Kentucky Horse Park's Covered Arena in Lexington, amateur team penning riders will be paired with a celebrity guest rider in an effort to see who can pen the group of cattle the fastest. Who wouldn't want to attend? All proceeds will be donated to the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation.

The celebrity team penning event starts at 4:30pm and is expected to end around 10pm. Attendees can expect an evening of dancing in the dirt after dinner, so be sure to bring your dancing shoes! Some of the celebrities participating in Battle in the Saddle include:

  • Otto Thorwarth, Jockey and Secretariat actor
  • Jason Myers, WTVQ Chief Meteorologist
  • Carson Kressley, award winning TV personality and fashion designer
  • Erika Abe, Fox 56
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2 Kentucky Horse Farms For Sale

With so many properties to choose from in Kentucky, it's hard to know which farms to look at and which lots will meet your needs. Currently, we have 2 properties that we don't want you to miss. One is located in charming Georgetown and the other is situated in beautiful Paris, KY.

Milestone

The first property we'd like to highlight is in the heart of Georgetown and offers over 49 acres of land. With stunning rolling hills, two water reclamation ponds, four barns, 49 stalls and two beautiful residences, this property leaves little to be desired.

Entering the property, you'll be greeted by a long tree-lined driveway. It's incredibly picturesque. At the top of the driveway, you'll find an elegant residence, both an indoor and outdoor arena with

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Staging Your Kentucky Horse FarmThere are thousands of articles across the internet explaining how to carefully stage your home, but what about horse farms? Selling your Kentucky property may seem like a daunting and stressful task, but with these tips, your Kentucky horse farm will surely sell quickly. And with one of our agents to help you every step of the way, you can focus on what's really important – taking care of your horses!

The Formal Room: Pastures

Try to remember that the pasture closest to your home is similar to showing your formal dining room or living room. It may not be the most used room in your house or the most used acre on your farm, but if it's not set up beautifully, it can become a turn off. Often, this piece of property is visible from the road so buyers

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