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Farm Tours of Ocala

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801 SW 60th Ave, Florida Thoroughbred Breeder's & Owner's Association Building, Ocala, FL 34474-8593
+1 352-895-9302
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Great way to get introduced to Ocala Horse Farms. Beautiful area and stunning Horses.Learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Sammy5443
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Orlando, Florida
Money well spent, a fantastic tour

We took friends visiting who own a quarter horse farm in northern Alabama, and he was incredibly... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
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Insider`s Tour of Ocala`s Horse Country. Jan to June is foaling season! And yes, you will see newborns. Get "Behind the Gates" and get an exclusive look behind the scenes of 3 locations to get up close to horses of different breeds, disciplines and meet the people train and care for them. An avid horsewoman and and long time resident of Ocala`s Horse Country, Karen shares her enthusiasm, knowledge and ability to enter the inner circles of some of the most beautiful farms in the area. M-SAT. Tours are by reservation only. Start 8:45 to aprox 12. This tour requires a lot of walking. And not suitable for children under 10. This is a small "Boutique" trip with not more than 10 people.
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“horse industry” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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801 SW 60th Ave, Florida Thoroughbred Breeder's & Owner's Association Building, Ocala, FL 34474-8593
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+1 352-895-9302
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great way to get introduced to Ocala Horse Farms. Beautiful area and stunning Horses.Learned a lot while being immersed in the rare Horse Farm environment. Money well spent . Will come back in the Winter to see more horses.

Thank Sammy5443
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We took friends visiting who own a quarter horse farm in northern Alabama, and he was incredibly impressed with how informative and thorough the tour was. The tour operator is in the business herself, and extremely knowledgeable. When I first saw the price, I questioned...More

Thank Phoenix Virtual... D
FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you!! Wow! What a compliment! Your QH friends were very knowledgable and great people as you are. I am very glad they enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great experience with Diane as our guide! She is very knowledgeable about the horses and the area. And she did a great job in timing our stops around the rain. For our family with adult children, it was a good way to spend a half...More

Thank Bjkueb
FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for visiting us!! Oh the rain. Diane and I are pretty good at dodging rain and timing the stops. Sometimes I think the Tour Gods and Rain Gods look out for us! Most stops have cover and the horses are inside, depending on...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Karen took us to several horse farms as well as driving past others. You don't have to be a horse person to enjoy the time. You can feed a million dollar horse carrots and see farms owned by some of America's more prominent business people....More

Thank K M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Karen is very knowledgeable in all things horse and all "equestria" Ocala. She's pleasant, attentive and thorough. Our 3 hour tour turned into 4, including interaction with jockeys, trainers and farm owners. We plan to take friends and family with Karen again.

Thank R T
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Although our day had rain on/off for the day (mostly on, but that's okay since we needed rain sooo badly in FL), Karen did a great job making the tour very worthwhile. We visited 3 farms and got up close and personal with the horses...More

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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

It was a pleasure meeting you on a day more suitable for ducks. Thank you for being so patient! We had a wonderful group overall!!

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Although our tour was scheduled on the first rainy day in months it certainly didn't make our tour any less enjoyable. Karen our guide and owner of the company went above and beyond to make our day one to remember. Karen has been in the...More

Thank Mike K
FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

It was so nice to meet you! You were such troopers with the rain. We got a little wet but it all worked out. Rain Plan A worked. and Psssst... Rain Plan B and C were ready to launch too!! So rarely does it rain...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

It was raining the morning of r tour.....I was quite skeptical how this was going to work ........after our first stop, never a doubt. Karen - owner and tour guide, was awesome, knowledgeable, genuine and warm. She made each of the us (only 10 people)...More

Thank PEKFL
FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review of that wet day! Yes, I so concerned that the rain was going to make for a Not So Fun Tour. Walking around a farm in the rain is not fun. And umbrellas freak the horses out.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

So, you book a tour and hope the guide is good, the sites are worth seeing, and the transport is comfortable. Farm Tours of Ocala is all of that. I took this tour with two best friends, one of whom owned horses and competed as...More

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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Wow!!!!! I am so so flattered! Thank you so much!! I am so happy you enjoyed the Tour!! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Our tour guide, Diane's many years of horse industry experience made her tour very interesting! Her enthusiasm for horses was real and awoke my childhood love for these beautiful creatures! Just the drive through acres of serene pastures dotted with Live Oaks draped in spanish...More

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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much! I passed this on to Diane. I am very gratful to have her!!

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tammi C
24 March 2017|
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Response from FarmToursofOcala | Property representative |
Hi Kids are allowed but they have to be very, very well behaved. It is not one for very young ones. To be honest, any kids under 12 seem to get bored. They love the horses of course but it seems that they get really antsey... More
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Pugzilla2
27 January 2017|
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Response from FarmToursofOcala | Property representative |
Hello!! We do not advertise afternoon tours but will schedule one with 4 + people. If you are a Thoroughbred Racing Fan, you will want to do the morning Tour.
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Ritasimin
6 February 2016|
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Response from cedarridge2014 | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. Our tour was set up with the owner and his manager.
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