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Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

#3 of 28 Outdoor Activities in Ocala Features Animals
The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
+1 352-266-9326
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Relaxing experience for a city boy

Owners were accommodating. Allowed us to book a reservation less than 24 hours before, giving them... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
A must do .

Everyone that we were in contact with was wonderful . From the man that took our reservation , the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Gainesville, Florida
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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!
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
+1 352-266-9326
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Owners were accommodating. Allowed us to book a reservation less than 24 hours before, giving them time to prepare a horse for one overweight rider. We were pretty much beginner riders, and booked a 1-hour ride at 9 am on a Sunday morning. Shelby (Shelbie?),...More

Thank ShanSpooner
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Everyone that we were in contact with was wonderful . From the man that took our reservation , the guides all the way to the horse riding dog . The trail was beautiful , a perfect example of Florida's great peaceful scenery . We had...More

Thank staceywaldrop3735
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I am a 70 year old novice rider and enjoyed every moment of my 90 minute ride on Chunky with my guide Rob. The Florida Greenway Trail couldn't look better than from on the back of a horse, and Rob provided wonderful instruction for me...More

Thank CherylP2096
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I took my son on a 90 minute ride and everything about it was incredible! The horses were friendly, happy, and gorgeous. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable. I felt completely comfortable and welcome from the moment I arrived. The morning we attended was unseasonably...More

Thank CiaraMaria
cjtrailrides, Owner at Cactus Jack's Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your ride! Please come and ride again.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Never rode before so this was my first experience and it was a great one. The horses responded to every command effortlessly and the guide was great.

Thank Derek C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My girls always want to ride horses. Most places require a minimum age of 9 years of age. Cactus Jacks is 6 years of age. They were great with us, great with the kids and the horses are great trail horses. The trail ride is...More

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Absolutely love this company, guides, horses, everything. This trip was a little dry (no rain), but it was wonderful to be back in the saddle. We can’t wait to try the location near Rock Springs.

Thank Therese G
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have been on this ride twice now. The horses are gentle. I rode on Annie this trip, don't remember the horses name for my first ride. The horse I fell in love with is Chisel. He loves to be petted and will take a...More

1  Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had a group of 6 and Fred was a wonderful and informative guide! The horses were picked based on our experience level and our personalities which was fun! We were able to see wildlife and learn a little bit of history about the property....More

Thank brookekite
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience with wonderful horses and great tour guides. I highly recommend them! Would definitely go ahain when in Ocala, Fl

Thank bkrocco
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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