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Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

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8005 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9709
+1 813-855-8992
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Could have stayed all day!

Horse Power for Kids Animal Sanctuary was an amazing three hour experience, I would have stayed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wonderful family outing!

We didn't know what to expect showing up here and we were pleasantly surprised! Our toddler had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Quincy, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pony rides” (15 reviews)
“train ride” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8005 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9709
+1 813-855-8992
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Horse Power for Kids Animal Sanctuary was an amazing three hour experience, I would have stayed longer if I had the time. Every animal we saw was exciting and fun,, from the honking geese to the capybara. Some of the animals you can pet and...More

Thank ajp-foodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what to expect showing up here and we were pleasantly surprised! Our toddler had a blast. The staff was very nice and there was actually quite a bit to do. You can do a pony ride for just $3 extra which my...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I used this place to board my cockatoo Peanut. She loved it and I loved it. I will use them again in the future. I also recommend them for anyone else needing a place to keep your bird if you are going to be away...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Incredibly rude staff. Animals in very poor conditions. Staff refused to answer questions upon check-in regarding activities at the farm. Animal areas in poor condition and animals appear to be in poor health.

Thank rdobring
ARMANDO12345TAMPA, Manager at Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you Horse power for kids.

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. The place is well kept. The volunteers were knowledgeable and kind. Most animals had names and informative information.

Thank lagrneyes60
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Fall Festival! We had an amazing time there. There were a Lot of kids playing, petting animals and horse riding. There are two little trains for kids under 5 years old. All the rides were free for 12 dollars entrance tickets. The place is week...More

Thank MelBr75
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We came here to initially take my daughter on a pony ride...as I found this destination in a Google search for just that...but what we found here was soooo much more than just that!!! I didn't see the Animal Sanctuary part of the name initially,...More

Thank 57HeavenAirbrush
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My kids wanted to see some animals but I didn't want to spend zoo prices so I found this place. So much fun and the kids loved it. They loved being able to walk a goat. We were there 2 hours and could have spent...More

Thank carrielynn12983
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place was great!!! We came here with our 2 1/2 year old daughter. She loved everything about it! They have a play area for children with picnic tables and activities for kids of all ages. There is a small snack stand with light snacks...More

Thank Mdwaugh2001
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The horses are healthy and well cared for and our guides were very friendly. After a very nice ride, we went to the sanctuary and it is a really special place. We casually strolled the property and probably spent at least an hour or more...More

Thank Lee C
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Questions & Answers
14 June 2017|
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Response from ARMANDO12345TAMPA | Property representative |
No im sorry we dont have wheelchairs
23 October 2015|
Response from A S | Reviewed this property |
NO food that I remember. But I believe you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. May want to call to be sure. :)
12 September 2015|
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Response from Andi L | Reviewed this property |
Any age can visit! They've got a train and petting zoo for the little ones and lots of animals all around to see!