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Farm Tours of Ocala

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801 SW 60th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474-8593
+1 352-895-9302
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Private Tour was so exciting and fun!

I've lived in FL for over 25+ years and never have been to the horse capital of the world = Ocala... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laurel J
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Edgewater, Florida
Awesome Experience

This is a fabulous tour for all ages (except babies & small children). Very informative and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Insider`s Tour of Ocala`s Horse Country. Jan to June is foaling season! And yes, you will see newborns. Get "Behind the Gates" and get an exclusive look behind the scenes of 3 locations to get up close to horses of different breeds, disciplines and meet the people train and care for them. Marion Country is rich in history, 1700 Sq Miles! Between the farm stops, we will note points of interest, and facts about different farms, disciplines during the drive. Each stop is about 20 to 30 Mins with a lot of walking. An avid horsewoman and and long time resident of Ocala`s Horse Country, Karen shares her enthusiasm, knowledge and ability to enter the inner circles of some of the most beautiful farms in the area. M-SAT. Tours are by reservation only. Start 8:45 to aprox 12. And not suitable for children under 10. This is a small "Boutique" trip with not more than 17 people.
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Hours Today: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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801 SW 60th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474-8593
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+1 352-895-9302
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've lived in FL for over 25+ years and never have been to the horse capital of the world = Ocala. My best friend traveled in from out of town, and with her being a saddlebred horse owner I thought this tour would be perfect!...More

Thank Laurel J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fabulous tour for all ages (except babies & small children). Very informative and educational. A MUST for all horse lovers and even non horse lovers!!

Thank Amy I
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This tour was 3.5 hrs of beautiful ranches. We toured 3 ranches and had wonderful tour guides. The group was kept to 6 people per van. The horses were beautiful and we wee told history of the horses etc. I would recommend this tour.

Thank elaine41464
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It was a pleasure to meet you!! We try to give our guests as much comfort as we can during the tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour was incredible. Our tour guide was Monica and she was so knowledgable and engaging. We learned so much and saw so much. The access we were given was very special. A highlight of the tour was on the last leg when we visited...More

1  Thank tbrocks
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. You have no idea how much this means to myself and the...drumroll... fantabulous, Monica! We hope to see you again. It was an absolutely beautiful day.. I am glad you had an understanding of my "Heads Up Weather" call...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Such a wonderful experience. Never knew there were so many beautiful horse farms in Ocala. This is a must see of things to do in Ocala.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We were treated to a delightful morning with Karen, our guide, getting informed about and seeing some amazing horse farms. The Ocala area is an incredible collection of over 800 horse farms and some 56,000 horses of all breeds. We could only see a sampling,...More

1  Thank Jack S
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you Jack! It was great to meet you ! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We have lived in Ocala for a year and a half and decided we needed to know more about the "horse capital" of the US. Wow! We visited horse farms, horse rehab facilities, horse and breeders' museum, and horse sales. We saw 3 day-old foals...More

1  Thank Karen J
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you! We love the groups from Trilogy! Welcome to Ocala! Its been only a year and a1/2 for you so I consider you a newbie, There is sooooo much to see in this area. We hope to see you again! Isn't it amazing that...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had so much fun, our Guide Karen was knowledgable and friendly! She was a great person to learn from and we hope to be back in the spring with our cousins.

Thank JRWeez
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

It was a pleasure to meet you!! I hope by next spring I will have a" frequent flyer" rewards system.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I was horse crazy growing up and it's been years since I've ridden but I never lost my love of and admiration for horses. Living near the "Horse Capital of the World" (Ocala), I admired the beautiful horse farms in passing. Recently, I saw a...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This was a first time on the tour for me and won't be my last. I was joined by a friend who was visiting from California. We both thought it was fantastic. Diane, our tour leader, was so informative about every part of the tour....More

Thank Kathy D
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

I cant thank you enough and Diane will be sure to see your review! Yes the horses LOVE Carrots.Trust me, they enjoyed it as much if not more than you!

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tammi C
25 March 2017|
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Response from FarmToursofOcala | Property representative |
Hi Kids are allowed but they have to be very, very well behaved. It is not one for very young ones. To be honest, any kids under 12 seem to get bored. They love the horses of course but it seems that they get really antsey... More
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Pugzilla2
28 January 2017|
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Response from FarmToursofOcala | Property representative |
My apologies, we have discontinued afternoon tours to the farms we visit. Afternoons became too disruptive with feed time, breeding times. Farm owner`s personal schedules. -Karen Grimes, Owner
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Ritasimin
6 February 2016|
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Response from cedarridge2014 | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. Our tour was set up with the owner and his manager.
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