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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
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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, horseback riding all in a farm setting. We are open Thurs-Sunday, please note we are closed Mon-Wed.

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After seeing all the stellar reviews, I had to see this place for myself. Everything was clean and well organized. The opportunity for close interaction with the animals was... read more

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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After seeing all the stellar reviews, I had to see this place for myself. Everything was clean and well organized. The opportunity for close interaction with the animals was awesome. I can totally see this place as a great field trip opportunity for clubs and schools. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the laid back atmosphere. My teen daughter was... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

went on a trail ride with my family it was very shaded and very peaceful i loved it me and my family had a great time. Very safe and organized thank you horsepower for the great time.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé, 22 month old son and myself came here on a Thursday. We had no idea this place existed until I googled petting zoos and found this one which happened to be ten minutes away from our home. We were blown away. Our expectations were exceeded greatly with the large amount of different types of animals that they care... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great place this was. Lots of animals and lots of hands on with the animals which was great. Definitely not a zoo in terms of exotic animals but a good variety and animals seem very well cared for. It's run by volunteers who are very friendly and helpful. All in all a great place to escape for... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this morninging and we very surprised at what they had to offer. Every kind of animal from an albino racoon to an advark. Pet all kinds of exotic animals, played in the maze, fed the black swans, train ride, pony ride, tire swing, playground, beautiful horses and saw the bald eagle on the tree where its nest is... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This recreational area that doubles with an animal sanctuary is good for families that want to spend time with their children and grandchildren. The park has concession and bathroom facilities. They have playground for children. They have animals to view and take pictures. The staff does a good job.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of cute animals to see and some opportunity to feed them and pet them. Great for small kids. Looks like recently they set up lots and lots of little covered "rest stops" where you can sit down and have a snack.

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Thank Erika M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 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 January 2017

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 1 January 2017 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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