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Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

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Address: 8005 S. Racetrack Road, Tampa, FL 33635
Phone Number:
+1 813-855-8992
Today
10:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Animal sanctuary with exotic and livestock species. Farm animals ,exotics,...

Animal sanctuary with exotic and livestock species. Farm animals ,exotics, pony rides ,train rides, hayrides all in a farm setting. We are open Thurs-Sunday, please note we are closed Mon-Wed.

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A real hidden treasure!

This place is amazing we are members of Busch Gardens, Glazer Museum, Lowry Park Zoo, and we've been to Old mcmicky's Farm many times but this place really blew them all out of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lauren & Thomas H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing we are members of Busch Gardens, Glazer Museum, Lowry Park Zoo, and we've been to Old mcmicky's Farm many times but this place really blew them all out of the water for a real animal interaction for children and the whole family to enjoy it's amazing from walking goats on a leash 2 pony rides 2... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. Peaceful and away from our everyday rush. Lots of cool farm animals and picnic areas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this place for both adults and kids! There is so much to see and do...A perfect place for kids birthday parties. The staff are very nice and professional. We will definitely be back for more visits!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

HorsePower for Kids is one of our absolute favorite places to spend an afternoon with the kids. There is no other place with such a variety of animals that kids can interact with - from holding a baby lemur to catching chickens to riding ponies to walking goats on a leash to feeding about a dozen different animals. Other than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Horse Power and it was a wonderful experience. The owner and staff are very friendly and helpful. There are many beautiful exotic animals that you have the opportunity to get up close with and you have free roam of the place. There are animals you can go in and pet as well as see right next to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for something to do outdoors in Tampa with our children ages 6 and 9. We found Horse Power for Kids. This place was fantastic! We spent about 3.5 hours here. They had so many animals, many of which the kids (and adults) enjoyed petting. There was a maze which the kids enjoyed going through several times. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently discovered Horse power for kids when I needed a rehab for two orphaned raccoons. Upon our visit,I instantly knew this was the best place for these two babies! Armando is very educated on animals and their needs!! My family and I ended up spending a few hrs at the farm. I feel in love with the place!! All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Horsepower for Kids. There are many different kids of animals to see and meet. I was surprised at how large the property is. The wagon ride around the lake is also a lot of fun. My kids and I enjoy seeing and petting all the different animals- exotic as well as farm animals. We will definitely be back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome, they have so many exotic animals. I have been to many zoos and I have seen a variety of animals, however, I was pleasantly surprised to see rare and exciting animals from South America, that I never knew existed. My husband enjoys seeing the animals and my kids love the petting zoo. They also have pony... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very pleasantly surprised by this Sanctuary. At first, I was skeptical because I was under the impression this was primarily a child's attraction and I do not have children, but this Sanctuary is for children and adults alike. It's larger than you expect so I recommend the Horse Carriage Ride around the Sanctuary to get acquainted with the... More 

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