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Guided Tour

This Tour is Limited To a Maximum of 10 or 17 People.

Best-of-the Best Tour

Enjoy a guided insider’s tour of Ocala’s working farms and discover why Marion County is the
“Horse Capital of the World!”

Relax and let us take you on the Best-of-the-Best Tour. Your experience will include 3 stops with scenic views along pastoral oak-lined country roads. 

Depending on the day of the week, time of year, tours include a selection of the following:

  • Meet Retired Former Equine Champions
  • Watching Thoroughbreds in Training-Rail Side
  • Stud Farms
  • Newborn Foals
  • OBS Sales
  • Show Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Polo

The group’s horse experience can range from people that have never touched a horse in their lives to professionals. You enjoy very close encounters with horses of all disciplines and breeds. Depending on the time of year, you might be sniffed by curious foals, watch potential Kentucky Derby favorites thunder down the track, get nudged for more carrots by a retired earner of $2.8M, or stand in awe of a magnificent stallion. 

 

TOUR information


Important Info

  • There is a lot of uneven ground, walking, and standing on this tour, about 30 minutes at each stop
  • Wear closed-toe shoes, as you never know what you might step in on a horse farm
  • We welcome guests with mobility issues; however, scooters are not permitted on the tour. If you have a walker, we must know in advance. Our guides are not responsible for stowing or setting up walkers
  • Getting in and out of the vans may be difficult for some, as there is a big step
  • No service animals or pets of any kind for safety reasons of horses and guests. Please call 352-388-1122 with any questions
  • No cars may follow the tour van/vans
  • Children are allowed, but we find that kids under 10 tend to get antsy during the drive between farms and not understand all the information about horses we provide. Children must be well-behaved, quiet, not run or climb on fences, and not approach any horses without permission.

Quick Facts

  • Tour includes three stops to meet
    horses up-close and personal
  • Meet at the Florida Thoroughbred
    Breeder’s Association at 8:30 a.m. 
  • This tour travels in a Ford or
    Mercedes Benz 10-passenger van from farm to farm; leave your car!
  • Water is provided
  • This a small boutique tour with a
    maximum of 10 or 17 people (depending on the size of the transportation.)

Meet at FTBOA at 8:30 AM  ends at 12:00

Contact

(+1) 352 388-1122

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