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How It Works

  An guided "Insider`s Tour" of Ocala`s Horse Country! Discover why Marion County is the: “Horse Capital of the World”  You will leave you car and ride in a 10 passenger Van from farm to farm Cost is $45 per person, Adult or Child.By reservation only. The tour meets at the Florida Thoroughbred Breeder`s Association 8:30 AM. The tour is approx. 3.5 hrs long with 3 stops about 20 to 30 mins each ( walking and standing). You will meet horses up close and hopefully make a new 4 legged friend!. Between the stops, the tour travels though Ocala`s scenic horse country with the guide noting points of interest along the way.

 Ocala/Marion County has produced Champions American Pharaoh, Triple Crown Winner 2015, "Always Dreaming", winner of 2017 Kentucky Derby, and "Patch" the one eyed KY Derby Starter. You may meet Precious Passion, retiree with earnings of $2.3M who will nudge you for carrots!  Other disciplines such as Show Jumping, Dressage are part of the tour depending on the time of year. 



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.  Pssst...If you visiting to consider Ocala to be your new home, this is a wonderful site to search www.ocalahorsecountry.com






When
Monday - Saturday 
Tour Van Arrives: 8:30 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Where
Florida Thoroughbred Breeder's and Owner's Association
801 SW 60th Ave. Ocala, FL. Please note that the building does not open until 8:30 AM. Early Birds are welcome to have a look at  "Champ" the colorful, life size "Horse Fever" Statue in front of the building. Please feel free to go inside once the doors open. * There is not a sign out front that says Farm Tours of Ocala.
Policies
Rain or Shine
Should weather be extreme, we will reschedule or refund
48 Hour Cancellation Policy
Sorry No Pets, we can recommend a dog sitter 5 mins from FTBOA

 Afternoon Tours are available for groups of 5 or more people with advance notice. Not recommended for kids under 6. Children must be very well behaved for reasons of safety and as a courtesy to other Tour participants. Solo travelers are absolutely welcome however, please join a tour already booked on the calendar, or call 352-895-9302, email in advance and we will do out best to accommodate your travel plans. Sorry, we cannot run a Tour for 1 person.

 There is a 4 person minimum to conduct a Tour.

PSSST! Afternoon Mini Tours are coming! Jan. 2018 to April 1.  Start at 2pm, 1 1/2 Hours, Friday and Saturdays. Cost is $25.00 with a 6 person minimum to conduct a Tour.   A fun "Behind the Scenes" at Horse Shows in the Sun to see Gran Prix Jumping and a Up Close Horse Encounter at a nearby farm ( we cannot specify what farm this is as as per the Farm Owner`s Schedule, we do not know destination for that day until 24 hrs or less) 


Tour Information

Tours are by reservation only.

If  you prefer to call, please be patient for a return call. As a courtesy to our guests, we do not take calls during Tours. Booking on this website is the most effective and secure method expedite your reservation. Farm Tours of Ocala is a boutique, growing, small business and does not have staffing to take all calls immediately.




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