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Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

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Address: The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
Phone Number: 13522669326
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Horseback riding is FUN! Relax and enjoy beautiful guided trail rides from...

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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Myself, 66 and two 14 year olds lead by Harrison was once again a great time. Weather cooperated, Harrison was the perfect guide (management please note this compliment), and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dunnellon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, 66 and two 14 year olds lead by Harrison was once again a great time. Weather cooperated, Harrison was the perfect guide (management please note this compliment), and horses were well cared for with shining coats. Thanks for great memories once again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in town visiting my mom, I went on their website and filled out the form to be contacted in order to schedule an appointment for myself, my mom and my little brother. I got an email around 9pm saying that it's best to call them so I called the following a.m. and set it for Saturday (3 days in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My wife and i have taken another ride with Cactus Jacks and i expect we will be back. This is our second two hour ride. We asked the guide to take us somewhere different this time and he did. I hope to go back Next month and do it again.

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Amherst, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My sister and I went for a trail ride at Cactus Jack's on May, 9 2016. The weather was perfect for a trail ride. The trail guide, Tim, let us meet the string of horses and told a bit about them. We picked our horses and after an intro on horse riding basics, we mounted up and headed out. We... More 

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Lutz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My sister was visiting from Ohio. We wanted to go horseback riding in the Ocala area since we were staying in that city. I looked up a web site for 50 top things to do in Ocala and Cactus Jack's was listed. We booked the 2 hour trail ride for May 9th. The facility is very easy to find and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I booked a 2-hour trail ride for my wife and daughter so my son and I could go to the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing. The ride started and ended on time, and the payment process was simple. The horses were very gentle and seemed to be well cared. Because it was a "trail" ride, riders were in a... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

My wife and I go riding a couple of times a year around Florida but this was the first time in Ocala. Cactus Jack's is a pretty good trek out of town but the ride through the Ocala National Forest and the Greenway that crosses over I-75 is worth it. The ride does encompass some narrow trails and hills so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

My adult daughter and myself booked a two hour trail ride and when we artived our guide Tim offered us an additional hour, we took it! What a relaxing way to spend the afternoon! Tim was an exceptional guide from tacking up the horses and getting us set up to talking us thru the full three hours. We opted to... More 

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cjtrailrides, Owner at Cactus Jack's Trail Rides, responded to this review

Yes...so glad you enjoyed your ride. I changed the address within Trip Advisor. Thanks for reminding me. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

In the middle of horse country, but close to town so it was easy to find. Very friendly guides. Horses were very well cared for and loved. It was a very nice trail ride through the florida countryside. Couldn't ask for anything else!

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cjtrailrides, Owner at Cactus Jack's Trail Rides, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your ride. Please come ride again. More 

OCALA
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113 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Did this as last minute activity for 2 teenage girls visiting. One experienced, other not. Appt. scheduling was easy, Two hour ride for 3 @ $70 each. Fl required forms were filled out. Those under 18 had to wear helmets. Didn't get to chose horses. But guides selected appropriate ones for riders. Guides kept conversation up entire trip. Horses were... More 

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