Our Sales Horses - North Carolina Based

From competition horses to yearlings, Pura Vida Farms has a variety of talented horses and ponies. We aim to match riders with their perfect equine partner, so we are selective with who we sell our horses to. 

See our Youngsters page for our babies who are not yet started under saddle

Here are our current horses under saddle who are ready to find their new homes. We truly care where our horses go and want to make sure they go to the best places possible. Please contact for more information! 


Lovely Lady PVF

2017 Mare

By Alpine out of Lovely Lady (Lullaby)

Lovely Lady is a beautiful Westfalen Registered mare by an IHF nominated stallion who should mature to be 17h+. She has a sweet temperament and works very well in hand making her a barn favorite.


With three good gaits, Lovely Lady is a multi-discipline prospect. She competed at Maryland Young Horse Show, showing in hand and through the jump chute. Lovely form over fences.

Raleigh 3yo Materiale

Jumping under saddle

Schooling on the flat


Davida PVF

2017 Mare


By Don Principe out of Grand Amour (Golfball)

Davida is a stunning FEI dressage prospect. She currently stands at 16.1 hh with beautiful paces, scoring an 8.5 for her trot and an overall score of 88% in the 3 year old Materiale. Sired by a Grand Prix competitor, she performed superbly at the Maryland Young Horse Show and qualified for the Tryon Young Horse Finals. 


Davida is intelligent, with a kind temperament, and she works well in hand. 



Fortissimo PVF

2018 Gelding


By Furst Impression out of Concertino (Concerto Grosso)


Fortissimo ("Forte") is a handsome hunter prospect whose sire scored an impressive 122 points at his stallion testing at Paxton. He currently stands 17 hh, and possesses a steadfast temperament that makes him fun to school in the ring or hack out. He has successfully traveled off property as well. His "in your pocket" personality makes him a sweet boy to have in the barn.


Schooling at home 

Jump school at Hidden Hill Farm

Schooling on the flat at Hidden Hill Farm

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Francis PVF

2018 Gelding

By Foundation out of Gazala RSH (Graf Goetz)


Francis is beautiful FEI dressage prospect currently standing 16.3 hh. Francis has Grand Prix bloodlines on both sides, with a sire currently competing at CDIs in Europe, and a damsire that was long listed for the Olympics. In 2021 he was ranked fourth in the country for three year old colts and geldings in the Materiale with a median score of 77.70%. Francis has three powerful and expressive gaits, and would be well suited to a confident amateur or a professional looking to take a horse up the levels. 

Schooling in Wellington


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