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Cactus Jack's Trail Rides

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The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
+1 352-266-9326
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Nice for beginners

Nice horses and nice ride for complete beginners. If you are experienced, it is too monotonous, as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
212carlos1962
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State of Sao Paulo
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First time horseback riding, great experience!

We visited Cactus Jack's last weekend, my family with our six year old daughter and mu parents... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mandangela
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Saint Cloud, Wisconsin
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“hour ride” (18 reviews)
“relaxing ride” (11 reviews)
“rock springs” (7 reviews)
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The Florida Horse Park, 11100 South West 16th Ave., Ocala, FL 34480
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"hour ride"
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"great guide"
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"over christmas break"
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"answered all of our questions"
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"wonderful horses"
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"her birthday"
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"real florida"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice horses and nice ride for complete beginners. If you are experienced, it is too monotonous, as they pace it for beginners. Although they ask you to inform your Level of experience with horse riding, they do not use the information at all. It all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Cactus Jack's last weekend, my family with our six year old daughter and mu parents. None of us brought any experience to the table and our guide Rebecca was very patient and accommodating for us. You could tell that she really enjoyed her...More

Thank mandangela
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a 2 hour ride on Friday January 26. So nice and pleasant. Just a smooth horseback ride out in the woods. Our guide Rob was excellent and his knowledge about the horses was outstanding. We will return. Thanks Dawn & Laura

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I took my daughter (age 6) on a ride at the Rock Springs location over Christmas break. Our guide, Fred, was fantastic and very engaging. He answered all of our questions and told us all about the area and its history. We didn't see much...More

Thank Melody K
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Cactus jacks is an awesome place. The horses are well kept, the place is clean. Steph was my guide, she was fun, personable, and a great guide. It was a little chilly, but they were very accomadating. Check out the place you will enjoy it.

Thank RoxannLuttaa
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Rented a horse and the rest of our party followed the group with our personal horses. Pretty trail and relaxing ride. All the employees were friendly and nice. This is our second time using Cactus Jacks. Both times have been great from making the reservation...More

Thank Lucy S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I have ridden multiple times over the past year with Stefanie at Cactus Jack's Trail Rides. She is patient and kind, taught me to ride and eventually helped me select an appropriate horse to buy. The only things that upset Stefanie on the job are...More

Thank CherylP2096
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had a relaxing first horse ride over Christmas break. The staff was friendly and took the time to make sure people were comfortable with the horses. The horses were very calm and gentle. We had a very friendly guide, Rob, who shared a lot...More

Thank TimW-FL
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Our family took the one hour trail ride. Our kids enjoyed it as it was their first real ride on a horse. The ride was through scrub land which was nice and peaceful. The horses were good and they seemed to be on autopilot; they...More

Thank AJG35
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Some family came to visit from out of state and I took them to Cactus Jacks in the Rock Spring Reserve in Sorrento. There were 3 adults and 1 teenager and it was her birthday. Steve greeted us warmly and shared his humor with us...More

Thank Holly L
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William H
20 October 2017|
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I have found the answer. It is 13%. i.e. a 2 hour ride $70 + $9.10. $79.10 total (+tip).
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27 April 2017|
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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
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