We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

Features Animals
The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
+1 352-266-9326
Review Highlights

My daughter wanted a horse ride and picked up leaflet for Cactus Jack. Rang to book to be told... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Beautiful ride

We went on our ride, June 28th, with Rob as our guide. He was great with info and also with our... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Donna S
Read all 141 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Horseback riding is FUN! Relax and enjoy beautiful guided trail rides from the FLORIDA HORSE PARK and on the Ocala GREENWAY Trail System. Horseback riding is FUN, SAFE and AFFORDABLE. We offer trail rides on our gentle, safe horses! See Florida's oak hammocks, pine forests, and green fields. Riding is the best way to see the beauty of the Ocala area. This is truly Florida at its best. The park is over 90,000 acres!!! We have outstanding horses and our guides have years of experience. We take riders 6 years old and up. We also do custom rides for the more experienced riders. Let us know what type of riding you enjoy, and we will do our best to accomodate..........Call for reservations!
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hour ride” (17 reviews)
“relaxing ride” (8 reviews)
“land bridge” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
+1 352-266-9326
Write a Review
Reviews (141)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2017

My daughter wanted a horse ride and picked up leaflet for Cactus Jack. Rang to book to be told Ocala was full but was offered slot at Rock Springs between Apoka and Mt Dora. Took 1 hour ride, never ridden horse before but leader Pam...More

Thank Ady1966
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We went on our ride, June 28th, with Rob as our guide. He was great with info and also with our two granddaughters, ages 8 and 11. Whenever they asked Mr. Rob a question about the area or the horses he was quick witted with...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

First time riders and we had a blast! Our guide gave us just enough info to make us feel like we knew what we were doing, but not enough to overwhelm us. The scenery was beautiful. We will definitely ride again.

1  Thank Patty O
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

My 9 year old granddaughter and I went to Cactus Jacks Trail Rides in Ocala, Florida today and had a fun time. Our guide was Shelby and she was excellent. We certainly will go riding there again.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Great way to spend a part of your day. Beautiful area - we went for 2 hour ride and was perfect. Will definitely go again.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Shame on this establishment for treating their customers poorly, namely those who purchase Groupons and are trying horseback riding for the first time. Customer service is important, especially in this day and age with social media and other review sites, and I felt like they...More

3  Thank jocasta0
cjtrailrides, Manager at Cactus Jack's Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

This customer refused to give me a phone number to return her call She insisted on using email after 3 times telling her via email with Groupon you cannot book on line without a payment and she needs to talk over the phone Then after...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Had a great ride on Saturday in the backcountry of Landbrige Park. "Chaco" was an amazing horse, and Rob was a great guide. Will definitely do it again!

1  Thank stevesC744HC
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I have been there 3 times in two months. I have no riding experience and I was terrified at first but it was really nice. My son loves it and always asks to go back. Lynn and Trish are THE BEST trail guides. Very sweet...More

1  Thank Darlene288
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I decided to take my mother and sister horseback riding for Mother's Day and we had the best time! Booking online was very easy, just be aware that they do not send a confirmation email right after booking. They did however send a reminder email...More

Thank Valerie A
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is areal,y special place to ride, relatively close to Orlando. Trails wind through woodlands and are nice and shady. My guide Lynn was a nice, knowledge young woman, and good company. My horse was responsive without being more than I could handle.

1  Thank Linda G
Nearby Restaurants
Mi Tierra Latina
149 reviews
3.73 km away
Sonny's BBQ
170 reviews
3.96 km away
Waffle House
20 reviews
3.86 km away
38 reviews
3.84 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Gypsy Gold Farm
480 reviews
2.40 km away
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
399 reviews
4.23 km away
Santos - Belleview Trail
66 reviews
7.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
William H
20 October 2017|
Response from William H |
I have found the answer. It is 13%. i.e. a 2 hour ride $70 + $9.10. $79.10 total (+tip).
Edith N Glen T
27 April 2017|
Response from CherylP2096 | Reviewed this property |
Just call and they'll give you their rates. My private 90 minute ride (my first) was $60 plus $20 for "private" - if you go with a group it is $60 for 90 min. And if you buy a package of 10 rides, they are half price. And... More