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Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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It started with a visit, then a we threw a birthday party there and bought an annual pass. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Renee K
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Great experience at HorsePower ! My 2yo and 7yo loved to see all the animals, take the train ride... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
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Animal sanctuary with exotic and livestock species. Farm animals ,exotics, pony rides ,train rides, hayrides, horseback riding all in a farm setting. We are open Thurs-Sunday, please note we are closed Mon-Wed.
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8005 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9709
+1 813-855-8992
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It started with a visit, then a we threw a birthday party there and bought an annual pass. This will be the second annual pass renewal for us! My 6 year old animal lover and 3 year old love it so much!!! Every volunteer is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience at HorsePower ! My 2yo and 7yo loved to see all the animals, take the train ride, play on jungle gym and take a pony ride. The animals are taken well care of and the facility and grounds are clean. The employees were...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 13 and 10 year old boys loved this place. First (and last) they got to snuggle guinea pigs. Then we proceeded to the petting zoo, where they were able to feed and pet the ferrets, llama, goats, pot belly pigs, rabbits. Right next to...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I went with my mom and my 3 kids (15,13,&6). Kids all had fun time seeing the animals up close and feeding some. Plenty of places to sit while walking around. Animals were pretty friendly. We went on a rainy day so it was a...More

4  Thank TravelingSportsMom03
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Yes i said they correctly they have a ZORSE!!!!! part zebra part horse but they also have wolves, racoons, spiders, snakes, all types of weird animals and their Fall Festival is great, with foods, pony rides, face painting and more. Another hidden GEM in tampa.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Want an enjoyable day of inexpensive fun? This is your place!! We had kids from age 3 to 13 and they all had a blast! Very affordable and well worth it!

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Loved this place, my kids were in complete aww of this place all the animals were super adorable and super clean.

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

I am very impressed with this organization. It was a full day of fun for me and my 8 and 10 year old granddaughters. There are so many animals for kids and adults to see, and a very hands on petting zoo that was a...More

1  Thank neecnrs
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The lady at the front entrance was awful and rude. We got there 50 minutes before closing time and she told us it was too late. She said she didn’t want us to pay full price because of being so close to 5pm and we...More

4  Thank jorgechapoy11
Reviewed April 30, 2018

My 4 year old son and I love to visit for Halloween and Easter for their yearly fundraisers. So many animals to see. Our favorite is "Mike" the camel (who I kissed right on the snout and he was very sweet) and we also the...More

2  Thank aptrckangl
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September 16, 2018|
Response from aptrckangl | Reviewed this property |
Not during their Halloween celebration weekends in OCT but that is the only time I go so I am not sure about other times during the year. During Halloween there is usually a somewhat short wait and the kid's are lead around... More
Teague R
July 13, 2018|
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10 dollars
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Response from Kena H | Reviewed this property |
When they offered seasonal events, which were advertised on Facebook or various other social sites we just showed up. When we did guided horseback riding on the trail we called to schedule.