Manatee County is home to a variety of different communities and residential options, including several equestrian communities where you will have plenty of room to spread out and bring your horses as well as other pets.

Panther Ridge is a master planned community located in Manatee County and situated east of Lakewood Ranch. Here, residents will be able to enjoy country style estate properties that feature privacy, acreage and horse trails. If you have been looking for an equestrian estate, this is the perfect opportunity to spread out. Panther Ridge features a range of newer homes that afford residents with both privacy and space.

Foxwood is a deed-restricted equestrian community that features home sites of at least five acres. Situated within Eastern Manatee County, you will find that Foxwood offers everything you could possibly desire, including pristine natural beauty and abundant wildlife.

Winding Creek is a premier equestrian community that offers training, horse boarding and riding lessons. There is also a 148 acre preserve that provides the opportunity for hiking, horseback riding and camping. Major Creek meanders throughout the entire community. Some of the tracts in this community are situated on the lake or on the creek.

Steeple Chase Estates is a private and gated equestrian community that features just under 200 home sites. Each of the home sites here offer between 5 and 14 acres. This exclusive equestrian community is located in East Manatee County. Set beneath a lush canopy of trees, Steeple Chase Estates offers 26 wetland preserves as well as an Olympic sized community swimming pool, spacious clubhouse, lighted tennis courts, nine miles of gorgeous equestrian trails and a polo field. Steeple Chase Estates offers the unique chance to enjoy the best of the outdoors and live the equestrian lifestyle you have always desired.

Waterbury-Buyers looking for the opportunity to enjoy tranquil country living and homes with plenty of space for their equestrian lifestyle will find it in Waterbury.

Ranches at Mossy Hammock- This subdivision offers buyers private, spacious lots of several acres where they are welcome to bring their horses. Lightly deed-restricted, the Ranches at Mossy Hammock is the perfect option for buyers who desire flexibility.

Myakka City-If you are looking to get away from it all, Myakka City could be just the right choice for you.  This unincorporated city provides tranquility and seclusion as well as the opportunity to enjoy country style living and spread out with all of your animals.  

Hidden Meadows-This subdivision is ideal for enjoying privacy and country living. Bring your horses or pets. Situated close to I-75, this is an excellent location for convenience and tranquility.

Braden Oaks- Buyers in search of properties with plenty of room for a growing family and their horses will love the mini-estates in Braden Oaks.

Braden River Ranchettes-With no need restrictions, this community offers you the ability to bring your horses right along with you.