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Welcome to Spring Lake Ranch Equestrian Center

The center was founded on excellence, in every aspect of what we do from boarding to breeding. With some of the top trainers in the breeds and therapeutic resources on site, there is no need to look any further for the ultimate experience for your equine athlete.

Excellence in…


Our luxurious ranch is centrally located in Lakeland, Florida for easy access from I-4 and I-75. Hosting 5 barns, a 129′ x 220′ covered arena, covered round pen, covered square pen, and large turn out paddocks. Our grounds and buildings are continuously maintained and improved with each decision based on the needs of our resident horses. We use only premium Purina feeds and quality hay, keeping the animals in our care in tip-top shape.

Training & Showing

Over 50 years of combined experience training, showing, and judging, our trainers, offer instruction in saddle seat, harness/driving, English, and the ultra smooth seat of the Paso Fino. Experienced, reputable, and ready to help you prepare your weanling for a bright future, determine the next direction for your horse who is advanced in years, or help you place the finishing touches on your prized show horse.


Like any athlete, horses experience injuries and suffer soreness and lameness. The longevity and success of your horse depends on how you treat those injuries. Today we have therapeutic options and technology giving your horse every opportunity to heal quicker, return to work more sound, and recover from trauma that in the past might not have been possible. Our staff are trained to use aqua therapy in our custom Hydro horse and Theraplate therapy. We also have a certified Equine Sports Massage therapist and Magna Wave practitioner on staff.

Breeding & Sales

“In all aspects of the industry be excellent” is not only a vision but something we take very seriously when it comes to our breeding program. Each breeding decision is deliberate and discussed in length with trainers and owners to determine the correct sire and dam for the progeny we are looking for. Always desiring the best foal possible for our show team or for our client. It’s this very reason why we get so much joy out of the awards, trophies, and banners that line our office. We know that our trainers are the final block that completes each horse but it’s in the breeding that a champion foundation begins.

We invite you to come experience our vision of excellence for yourself. Schedule a tour of our beautiful facility and meet our skilled and experienced team. We would love to discuss possible plans for you and your horse, whether you are looking for rehabilitation and reconditioning, training, or boarding.

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We have sessions available daily, Monday through Saturday.

All breeds welcome.

Trainers: Alex Zapata, Mark Wilson, and Anibal Garriga de Jesus.

Call (863)225-5945 to schedule an appointment.