Enjoy a morning tour of Ocala’s working farms! Discover why Marion County is the “Horse Capital of the World”! One of only four major thoroughbred centers in the world, Marion County’s 600 thoroughbred farms have produced 45 national Champions, 6 Kentucky Derby winners, 6 Horses of the Year, and many Preakness Stakes and Breeders’ Cup winners.
Our Tour guides are, avid horse-people and long-time residents of Ocala’s Horse Country, You will go behind the scenes of working farms, venues to get you up close and personal with equine athletes and the professionals who train and care for them. You can chat with the professionals and share our guides enthusiasm and knowledge of the Marion Country horse scene.Tours are by reservation only and MUST be approved via phone or email to avoid overbooking. When you request a reservation, your CC will not be charged until Tour is confirmed.Not recommended for kids under 10.
845 AM, Monday though Saturday, meet at Florida Thoroughbred Breeder's and Owner's Association (see directions on home page). The tour will end at approximately 12 PM. Tours are Rain or Shine. Should weather be extreme, we will reschedule. 48 Hour Cancellation Policy.
4 PERSON MINIMUM, CHARGE IS $50, Should there not be additional people on the Tour . Don`t be discouraged!This is extremely rare Jan to April.
Tours are scheduled for mornings only as there is more activities. Afternoon Tours are available 4 plus people with advance notice .