14th Jun, 2015

Colorado Horse Park for Douglas County Equine Real Estate

Colorado Horse Park for Douglas County Equine Real Estate

Douglas County Equine Real Estate - Colorado Horse Park

Douglas County Equine Real Estate – Colorado Horse Park

Under new ownership, the esteemed Colorado Horse Park aptly serves residents of Douglas County equine real estate.  Founder and former president Helen Kriebel poured her heart and soul into the facility for over two decades.  She developed the facility into an extraordinary local asset, a horse-lovers heaven.  It is the largest horse park anywhere west of the Mississippi River.

Kriebel retired last year and put the facility on the market.  To the delight of equine enthusiasts in Douglas County, the new owners share Helen’s abounding enthusiasm for equestrian activities. According to an article in the Denver Post (12/30/14), Mark Bellissimo and partners are “very, very excited about the future of Colorado Horse Park.”

The buyers come from the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center and an organization operating the world’s largest and longest-running equestrian Festival. Winter Equestrian Festival is held at their center in Wellington, Florida.

Present Facilities and Future Vision

Colorado Horse Park - Douglas County Equine Real Estate

Colorado Horse Park – Douglas County Equine Real Estate

Colorado Horse Park is presently composed of 11 competition arenas, including two covered arenas. Facilities include three barns, an area for Western competition, trails, pastures, padlocks, and tech rooms. There are also 100 boarding stalls, 300 permanent stalls, 1000+ portable stalls, and an RV Park.

The new owners formed a partnership, Colorado equestrian Partners and has a vision for the future.  Plans invest in the park to make it one of the premier facilities in the world.  To get started, they are improving the stabling and footing.  They are contracting to obtain 47 additional acres. There will be philanthropic initiatives, outreach programs to local schools to raise awareness about horse sports.

Horse Park Events near Douglas County Equine Real Estate

Colorado Horse Park hosts over 40 events annually, including numerous international competitions.  This summer’s events are in full swing.  Here are some to take in:

  • June 10 to June 14, 2015:   Hunter/Jumper, Summer in the Rockies II
  • June 17 to June 21, 2015:   Hunter/Jumper, Summer in the Rockies III
  • June 21 to June 25, 2015:  Eventing, Cross Country Schooling
  • June 24 to June 28, 2015:  Hunter/Jumper, Colorado Mid-Summer Show
  • July 01 to July 05, 2015:  Hunter/Jumper, Summer in the Rockies IV
  • July 07 to July 12, 2015:  Hunter/Jumper, Summer in the Rockies V
  • July 15 to July 19, 2015:     Hunter/Jumper, Summer in the Rockies VI
  • July 21 to July 26, 2015:  Eventing, Cross Country Schooling
  • July 31 to Aug 02, 2015:  Dressage, Dressage in the Rockies I, II and III
  • August 14 to Aug 16, 2015:  Eventing, Colorado Horse Park CCI*/CIC** and Horse Trials
  • August 17 to August 21, 2015:  Hunter/Jumper, Cross Country Schooling

Real Estate Agents Denver Colorado

For more information about Douglas County equine real estate, please call Michael Paul, Realty Oasis in Englewood, Colorado at 303-814-9546.

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