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Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

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Address: The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
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+1 352-266-9326
09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30

Horseback riding is FUN! Relax and enjoy beautiful guided trail rides from...

Horseback riding is FUN! Relax and enjoy beautiful guided trail rides from the FLORIDA HORSE PARK and on the Ocala GREENWAY Trail System. Horseback riding is FUN, SAFE and AFFORDABLE. We offer trail rides on our gentle, safe horses! See Florida's oak hammocks, pine forests, and green fields. Riding is the best way to see the beauty of the Ocala area. This is truly Florida at its best. The park is over 90,000 acres!!! We have outstanding horses and our guides have years of experience. We take riders 6 years old and up. We also do custom rides for the more experienced riders. Let us know what type of riding you enjoy, and we will do our best to accomodate..........Call for reservations!

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Amazing experience with wonderful horses and great tour guides. I highly recommend them! Would definitely go ahain when in Ocala, Fl

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience with wonderful horses and great tour guides. I highly recommend them! Would definitely go ahain when in Ocala, Fl

Thank bkrocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an absolute BLAST!! The weather was PERFECT!! The horses were the sweetest most gentle creatures!! The trails were clear and easy to navigate. Cactus Jacks Trail rides in Ocala were very professional and accommodating. They were thorough with what was expected and made my friend who had no riding experience comfortable! They carefully match the right horse with the... More 

Thank acaldw3
Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been trail riding in the area with another group in the past and had a good experience but Cactus Jack's was even better. Our guide, Fred, has an incredible array of experience and knowledge - not just about horses but a great variety of wildlife and Florida history. Our horses were well suited to our level of experience... More 

Thank kjayris
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The guides were skilled and friendly. The trails were shaded and lush. The hour long trek was perfect and the horses were exceedingly healthy, well-tempered and obedient.

Thank mikems2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful time. Our guide was Rob. He was awesome and answered all our questions. It was a slow paced ride but that gave our guide plenty of time to tell us about the horses and the area. The horses were in excellent condition and well mannered. I will definitely bring my family next time. Thank you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The staff was very nice and took care of us right away when we showed up. The trail was very dusty, not much to see other than traditional Florida landscape but relaxing. Horses were good, we rode single file as usual and I could not hear from the back what the guide was saying. maybe some information about the location,... More 

Thank joinville
Coventry, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Today we visited Cactus Jacks Ocala location and took the two hour land bridge ride. Harrison was our guide and was pleasant and right on time, and the horses were so sweet. This is a slow paced, leisurely walk with nice scenery, I recommend for new riders and children. This stable accepts cash and cards, offers a large parking lot... More 

Thank tiglily45
Britton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We took a guided trail ride today, and the experience was fantastic! I'm a very seasoned rider, but my husband has never ridden. They had horses to accommodate both of our levels, and our guide, Rob, was friendly and knowledgeable. The horses' care was excellent as well - from hoof maintenance to body condition, I could tell they were given... More 

1 Thank Karen R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Took my 2 granddaughters (ages 9 and 11) for a trail ride. We went for 1 1/2 hour ride. The trails were great very quiet and serene. I got to ride Hook who was very gentle. The horses were matched perfectly to us. Our guide only talked if we asked questions. We talked amongst ourselves but wished she would have... More 

Thank Judy G
Ocala, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took my daughters here (ages 12 and 9) for a trail ride. I felt very safe with all of us on the horses. The horses were very friendly. It was fun seeing their personalities with each other. You could tell that they were very well cared for and loved our guide. Tim was our guide and he was great... More 

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