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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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Great trail, horses and guide!

Never rode before so this was my first experience and it was a great one. The horses responded to every command effortlessly and the guide was great.

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Derek C
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Never rode before so this was my first experience and it was a great one. The horses responded to every command effortlessly and the guide was great.

Thank Derek C
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

My girls always want to ride horses. Most places require a minimum age of 9 years of age. Cactus Jacks is 6 years of age. They were great with us, great with the kids and the horses are great trail horses. The trail ride is gorgeous and our guide Rob was very knowledgeable about the area. Great trip, will definitely... More 

Thank Bridget P
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Absolutely love this company, guides, horses, everything. This trip was a little dry (no rain), but it was wonderful to be back in the saddle. We can’t wait to try the location near Rock Springs.

Thank Therese G
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have been on this ride twice now. The horses are gentle. I rode on Annie this trip, don't remember the horses name for my first ride. The horse I fell in love with is Chisel. He loves to be petted and will take a brush out of his box for you to brush him. LOL

1 Thank Nancy L
Sorrento, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a group of 6 and Fred was a wonderful and informative guide! The horses were picked based on our experience level and our personalities which was fun! We were able to see wildlife and learn a little bit of history about the property. Our entire family enjoyed the experience and we will definitely be visiting again in the... More 

Thank brookekite
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 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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Reviewed 11 February 2017 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 

1 Thank acaldw3
Leesburg, Florida
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

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 

1 Thank kjayris
Miami, Florida
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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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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.

2 Thank patricia a

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