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The Gypsy Gold Farm

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“dennis thompson”(65 reviews)
“beautiful horses”(132 reviews)
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Our founders, the Thompsons, connected over a mutual love of animals, and thereafter discovered an unknown breed of horse, developed by British Gypsies, while traveling through the English countryside. After a four-year journey to understand these...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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12501 SW 8th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-8301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Can't say enough good things about this experience!! Quite educational... presented in a candid, amusing at times, and educated manner. Well worth a visit... cannot believe we have lived so close to this jewel for 22 years and just learned about it from a friend!!!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm not a horse person yet I've been here several times. The story about these beautiful animals is very interesting. And, the horses are just stunning. I visited in July 2016. Being summer in Florida it was very hot outside. The inside portion was air...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roving568988
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area near Ocala. Greeted by the owner. Very friendly. Place clean and well kept. Two hour tour with first hour oral and picture presentation of history of the animals and his life leading up to current day. Presentation was very informative with some humor...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SrSarge
Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you! We really appreciate your generosity. It's always nice to know that we are moving in the right direction.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gypsy Gold Horse Farm Tour is not to be missed. I have always loved horses, but these Gypsy Vanner horses are really wonderful. My husband was very impressed with the owner's story telling ability and love of the horses. It is a tour that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Toni W
Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in 2017 not 2018 but you didn't give that date and I don't think it's going to matter from what I've heard from some who have been there recently as well. The tour was a great way of seeing the diversity of horses...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ladybee_13
Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed listening to the owners story of how he brought this breed to America. I would recommend to anyone even if they're not horse lovers. Just do it!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank triciae
Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn the history, experience the present and hear about the future of a truly beautiful - inside and out - breed of horse.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MTS4Dogs
Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative and entertaining presentation about a misunderstood people and how the Gypsy Vanner came to be. A beautiful farm , with many horses to visit, mules, parrots and when we were there 2 goat babies. . I have admired Gypsy Vanners for a few years...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! We can't wait to help you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you visit Gypsy Gold Horse Farm you are not just going to see a very special breed of horses, but you are going to learn about a way of life. Dennis has such a knowledge and obvious passion for the Gypsy Vanner horse that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ann B
Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for allowing us to serve you, Ann B. Till next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We vote the Gypsy Gold Farm our top attraction while in the Ocala area. Learning the history of the Gypsy Vanner breed and meeting the folks responsible for bringing them to the U.S.- wow. Then came the highlight of meeting the horses and mules which...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Dennis T, Owner at The Gypsy Gold Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

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Rich G
March 28, 2019|
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Response from Dennis T |
Yes ! On leash
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scohen10b
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Dennis T | Property representative |
Sorry no riding at Gypsy Gold but we sometimes sit little ones on a horse to take a keepsake photo. You can go horseback at Cactus Jacks in Ocala. They are not more than two miles from us, check them out. Dennis
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JimK2108
January 28, 2018|
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Response from K3707LPlindab | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t believe so. It’s worth much more than $20 as it is. Don’t miss it!
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