Five Phases Farm use to be situated in Ocala on 441/301. We are now conveniently located 5 miles from HITS Show Grounds on a beautiful 110 acre farm. It has the ability to accommodate hunter/jumper, eventing, driving, race horses and dressage horses making it the best equestrian training facility in Ocala, Florida. It is truly a one of a kind property that horse owners, clients and professional’s love. It features amenities for both horses and riders. With four beautiful block barns, with over 60 open and airy stalls, some over-sized 12 x 24 stalls, 12 x 14 and 12 x 12 stalls. We have gorgeous large grass paddocks with automatic waterers and tall 4 board stallion fencing. A nice size round pen that is out of the sun, huge jump field with state of the art jumps, 5/8 mile track and plenty of places to hack. RV hook ups and apartments for those who want to stay short term or seasonal.
Every horse gets top of the line feed from Buckeye, Cadence Ultra, 2 to 3 times a day depending on your horses needs. Our hay, fed 3 times a day, is chemical free timothy/orchard or orchard, timothy alfalfa mix that comes from NY and PA. Daily individual turnout so horses enjoy being out of their stalls. Horses are checked on every night to make sure they are all feeling well and help lives on the farm giving your horse 24/7 care.
We specialize starting and training horses for dressage, jumping and driving, placing each horse in the discipline that best suits their ability mentally and physically. We continue their training, preparing them to show and progress up the levels. We also take problem horses, stallions and seasoned horses to continue their training.
Roger has been in the horse industry for over 40 years working with dutch warmbloods, oldenburgs, hanoverians, dutch harness horses, andalusians, friesians, arabians, morgans, standardbreds, saddlebreds, halflingers, draft horses and thoroughbreds. Some of his accomplishments are managing the legendary “Lana Lobell Farms” in Bedminster, NJ. They had four “Hambo” winners: Speedy Crown in 1971, Steve Lobell in 1976, Speedy Somoli in 1978, and Mack Lobell, considered the greatest trotter of all time, in 1987.
He was in charge of all the handling and breeding stallions at B.W. Furlong & Associates for many years. Roger has been known over the years for starting young horses, colts, stallions and problem horses successfully with his extensive ground work before putting a rider on. There are few horsemen left that use his technique.
He owned and operated Sugarbush Hill Farm with his partner Tara Celentano. They trained and competed various breeds in dressage, driving and jumping until Tara’s accident in December of 2006. They had several wins including BLM Champion, 2nd place in the FEI 4 year old test, Champion Born in the USA with a 3 year old andalusian stallion. Since Tara’s accident Roger had been training horses privately until 2014.
Now Roger has a 2 riders and they focus on training horses with the correct fundamentals to ensure they have a successful future. Once the horses are started under saddle, FEI dressage rider and trainer Alex Robertson begins training them.
They are accepting clients at Five Phases Farm in Ocala, FL. Clients can also trailer in for lessons or have their horse ridden.
Five Phases Farm also has a nice selection of horses for sale ranging from babies to 6 year olds. If they don’t have a horse that meets your requirements they can help you find the horse that meets your expectations.
Call Five Phases Farm at 352-229-7739 or 646-761-6541