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Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Florida Road Trip

Went to Ocala to visit family and as part of our “Florida Roadtrip” vacation. Booked horse back... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sandra C
Miami, Florida
Very good for greenies

They understood how newbies like us might be a bit apprehensive about getting on top of a 1,000... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Grand Island, Florida
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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...more
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The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
+1 352-266-9326
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Ocala to visit family and as part of our “Florida Roadtrip” vacation. Booked horse back riding with Cactus Jack’s trail and LOVED IT! The horses were very gentle and well trained; so much that my two boys; 6 and 8 years old, rode...More

3  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed July 12, 2018

They understood how newbies like us might be a bit apprehensive about getting on top of a 1,000 pound animal for the first time. By the time we finished we were feeling like old hands.

2  Thank robertburleson84
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful two hour trail ride with Cactus Jack’s for our anniversary. Rob was an excellent guide (very funny)! As veterinarians, my husband and I both thought the horses looked very well taken care of and were all very gentle/quiet...More

1  Thank skmassey012
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We've enjoyed trail rides at Cactus Jack's twice recently. It's so good to get away from all the hub-bub and activity that is central Florida and get back to nature. The staff is friendly and accommodating, the horses are well-cared for and the facility is...More

1  Thank kjayris
Reviewed May 14, 2018

My kids and wife love the experience - but for me it will be more interesting if the trail will have different scenes. I was pretty much the same thing, nothing to look at other and wild vegetation. The horses since they already know the...More

Thank Amaury R
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This facility has to be one of the cleanest and friendliest places I have ever been! My fiance and I took a morning ride with Ian and it was absolutely the most serene rides I have been on in a long time. I've ridden before,...More

2  Thank 366kirstene
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Visited Cactus Jack's during a recent break in Florida, not too far from the bustle of Orlando but a lovely and different pace of life. Spent two hours in sunlit woods and meadows chilling out on horseback. Would certainly recommend this for anyone who wants...More

2  Thank mattf1964
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I have been a regular customer of Cactus Jack's Trail Rides for the past 1 year. I am happy to report that I always have an enjoyable riding experience each time. The horses are very well taken care of, and the trails are very picturesque...More

2  Thank stevesC744HC
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We were a family of two girls who are used to riding and us adults who are not! Very easy to find, and very welcoming when we got there. Much consideration went into who got which horse/pony, and once saddled up we walked a very...More

2  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We had the best time, it could not have been better. Our horses were beautiful and our guides were great. Very Enjoyable

1  Thank yayakeepers
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William H
October 20, 2017|
Response from William H |
I have found the answer. It is 13%. i.e. a 2 hour ride $70 + $9.10. $79.10 total (+tip).
Edith N Glen T
April 27, 2017|
Response from CherylP2096 | Reviewed this property |
Just call and they'll give you their rates. My private 90 minute ride (my first) was $60 plus $20 for "private" - if you go with a group it is $60 for 90 min. And if you buy a package of 10 rides, they are half price. And... More