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Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

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Address: The Florida Horse Park, 11008 South Highway 475, Ocala, FL 34480
Phone Number: 352-266-9326
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Horseback riding is FUN! Relax and enjoy beautiful guided trail rides...

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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Great Trail Ride

We're a Family of four out of the Washington, DC area. We loved the 2 hour trail ride. All the horses are healthy, well-mannered, and take care of you. The cool part of this ride... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Springfield, Virginia
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Delray Beach, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall it was a good ride. But it was definitely a trail ride do not expect to go faster than a walk. Unfortunately there was no wild life to look at. The guides were great but would not let us go faster than a walk or do anything on out own.

Thank BaileyNduke123
Springfield, Virginia
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We're a Family of four out of the Washington, DC area. We loved the 2 hour trail ride. All the horses are healthy, well-mannered, and take care of you. The cool part of this ride is riding across the land bridge over I-75. I can't say that we have ever done that before. The owner Jamie is great, very friendly,... More 

5 Thank DaveH291
Center Hill
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My daughter came up from south Florida last week and I surprised her with a trail ride at Cactus Jack's. So glad I booked the 9 am ride. It was wonderful, so brisk and a slight shine coming into the forestry trail. The horses were well fed and cared for, very calm and relaxing. Such a great time, can't wait... More 

1 Thank Yvonne M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Who thinks of riding horses in Florida? This trail ride experience was wonderful from the guy that took my reservations to the well cared for horses. We did a 2 hour trail ride which would have been great for my grandchildren had they been with us. Very organized company. We were given perfect instructions on how to find them and... More 

Thank Bunnie K
Port Orange, Florida
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My adult daughter had such a wonderful experience about six weeks ago that she convinced me to try out Cactus Jack's Trail Rides. I had last ridden a horse some fifty years ago, strictly in a paddock, with a Western saddle. What a wonderful experience this was! My daughter made the reservations and Saturday morning we arrived at the facility... More 

Thank Jean W
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My husband and I recently drove up from Orlando on a Sunday morning and had the pleasure of riding these horses fro the first time.From the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff who were caring for the horses w a great deal of respect. Our tour guide was named Harrison and he was awesome! We asked a... More 

1 Thank pmy604
The Villages, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I decided at the last minute to email Cactus Jack at 7:30 in the morning asking for a reservation the next day. They responded immediately and told me they were full for the next day, but that I would ride that day at 9:00 am. I got my granddaughter dressed and rushed out of the house. I went to the... More 

Thank Jsling
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The people are friendly and helpful at Cactus Jacks. This ride on the Ocala Greenway was a peaceful event. The horses are well trained and pretty much know the trails so you are going along for the horse's stroll. Would recommend it for anyone who wants a quiet ride and is a first time rider.

2 Thank JB1984N
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My wife and I and our adult daughter decided to do something I haven't done in over 30 years....take a horseback ride! I made reservations about a month ago, and a gentleman by the name of Jamie put us on the list. When we got there, it was about an hour ealy, so we went out to a local mall... More 

1 Thank Ron742
Garstang, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A really bad experience just trying to book it. I called the number from the website no less than 20 times. No answer. I left a message with the contact number, no response. I e mailed and got a brusk response to 'call the number.' I called again 20 times, no response. I then e mailed again through the website... More 

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