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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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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... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Leesburg, Florida
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Leesburg, Florida
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Reviewed 22 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 8 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.

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Reviewed 2 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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Reviewed 31 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 

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Coventry, CT
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Reviewed 28 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 

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Britton, Michigan
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Reviewed 25 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
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 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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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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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Whilst on vacation from the uk staying in orlando myself, partner, mother, father and brother wanted to do something away from the amusement parks ands water parks. We pre booked and paid on arrival. Our guide was Harrison who was very informative of the area and horses, funny and had a genuine love and passion for his job. The horses... More 

1 Thank Jordan H
Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I enjoy riding horses and I wanted to take my 12 y/o son on a trail ride. He has only ridden once and that was when he was 5 and we rode on the same horse. I found Cactus Jack’s website and after reading some reviews, decided to book a 90 min trail ride in Ocala. Our guide was Steve,... More 

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