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Farm Tours of Ocala

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Wonderful visit

Making this day trip to Ocala to visit some horse farms was a great experience. Karen was full of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
334kathys
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Buffalo, New York
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Fascinating and varied trip with Karen!

Four of us traveled in Karen's van where we were treated to horse history of Ocala and visited... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FreeToRoamAgain
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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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Pssst.. Its foaling season in Ocala!. Get "Behind the Gates" to get an insider`s look behind the scenes of 3 locations. Encounters with different breeds, disciplines and meet the people train and care for them. Marion Country is rich in history...more
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801 SW 60th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474-8593
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Making this day trip to Ocala to visit some horse farms was a great experience. Karen was full of information and the 3 stops at 3 different farms was amazing. The drive to each farm was so beautiful. The first stop at the race track...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us traveled in Karen's van where we were treated to horse history of Ocala and visited many, many sites that included Thoroughbreds as well as Arabians. It was worth the price as she is soooo knowledgable! And she was worth the tip we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FreeToRoamAgain
Reviewed 28 November 2018

My wife and I took this tour along with two other people on a recent Monday morning. My wife discovered it on the internet and it sounded interesting so we decided to book a reservation. We were pleasantly surprised with the overall tour that lasted...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Horses, in my opinion, are the greatest animals on our planet. I always had, and still do, a deep respect and concern for these magnificent animals. The tour was great. It was educational and truly enjoyable. To see the young horses being trained from their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had a wonderful time on this informative tour which was just plain fun. Riding through the area with the very knowledgeable guide, Karen, is like going to visit a college friend at her home for the holidays. Lots of info, in a beautiful part of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you soooo much!!! 14 šŸ„• carrots!! LOL!! That is AWESOME and the most clever synonym I have ever heard of in my whole life!! Love it as much as horses love carrots! Or more because I'm not a horse..šŸ˜‰ We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A group of us drove up from Orlando(2 hr drive) for a Saturday morning tour. We had reservations and knew weā€™d be in two vans. Karen, the owner of this tour company was the guide and she drove the other van. Nine of us in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annenhats
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We have been on tours of horse farms in Lexington that were excellent. Farm Tours of Ocala is the best experience we have had doing this type of activity. Our particular tour had only 5 people on the trip...total. We were in a comfortable air...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Your kind words mean sooo much! 10 thousand thank yous!!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I had a great time on this tour I learned so much about the Horse breeding Business and different breeds of horses our tour guide was very informative Highly recommend it!! I loved it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geoman21
FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you so much !!!! Yes, we have over 60 Breeds of horses in Marion County. I wish a tour could cover them all!!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

I am a little partial to this as a friend of mine owns it. We first met when we were in Ocala looking for property for our new Winter home back in 2016 - since then, we live in Ocala in the Winter and any...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Awwww, thank you!!! It is always a joy to see you. I really need to figure out a Rewards Program. Maybe a punch card with carrots on it?? "Collect 4 carrots" and get a complementary tour?

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We enjoyed the tour and learned a lot about the Ocala area and the horse industry. We're looking forward to the opening next year of the World Equestrian Center and all that will bring. I do think the tour would have been more interesting to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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FarmToursofOcala, Owner at Farm Tours of Ocala, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

That was a fun morning!!! Yes the WEC is going to be HUGE!!!! Any time of year is great for a Tour but, during "Season" we pop into the HITS Horse Show, and you might see a new foal!!!

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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 |
My apologies, we have discontinued afternoon tours to the farms we visit. Afternoons became too disruptive with feed time, breeding times. Farm owner`s personal schedules. -Karen Grimes, Owner
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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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