Florida Horse Park in Ocala, FL
11008 South Hwy 475 Ocala, FL 34480. Phone 352-307-6699
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Florida Horse Park is located south of downtown Ocala, FL and has easy access from I-75. The hotels nearest Florida Horse Park are located just east of I-75 and south of State Rd 40. Favorite Florida Horse Park hotels include the Hampton Inn and Suites and the Microtel Inn and Suites , both less than three miles from Florida Horse Park. Also, the highly rated Holiday Inn and Suites is just 7 miles from Florida Horse Park.
Florida Horse Park is a favorite horse show venue for Florida equestrians and has been hosting events for the past twenty years. This first class facility hosts a variety of equine events including dressage, horse jumping, western dressage, cutting horse, polo, AQHA, and eventing.
Florida Horse Park is Florida's go to horse show facility for regional, state, and local horse shows. Florida Horse Park is also known as Ocala Horse Park or Horse Park Ocala. With over 500 acres this state operated horse show facility has consistenly served the equestrian community in a professional manner.
Florida Horse Park Stables
The park offers 320 permanent stables that are supplemented with temporary stables during larger events.
Florida Horse Park offers a 212' by 350' covered arena with a clay and sand footing.
Florida Horse Park Dressage Arenas
Florida Horse Park offers four FEI level dressage arenas and hosts many rated shows including Wellington Classic Dressage, Western Dressage and the Ocala Eventing Series.
Florida Horse Park provides a cross country area for eventing and cross country trials. The cross country space may be set up in varied configurations for different events using provided cross country jumps.
Florida Horse Park has over 100 cross country jumps, two FEI qualified show jumping sets, and the necessary barrels for barrel racing.
Map of Florida Horse Park
Florida Horse Park Equestrian Calendar of Events Listed by Month Click Here
A List of Florida Horse Park Show Sponsoring Organizations Appears Below
The Florida Cutting Horse Association host several shows a year at Florida Horse Park. Cutting horses are used to cull calves and cattle in ranch activity. Thus, cutting horse skills are demonstrated at these horse shows in the form of competition.I
An IEA rider’s journey starts with the desire to be part of a team. Whether the team is the partnership between rider and horse or the team that consists of old and new friends at the barn, an IEA rider has the opportunity to develop competitive riding skills, make lasting memories, and further their riding ability in college and beyond.
And the best part is, IEA riders do not need to own a horse or tack to participate – making it an affordable way to participate in equestrian sport.
Polo matches are held year around including women's polo at the Ocala Polo Club. During the winter months, matches are held on Sunday afternoons. In the summer, matches are held on Saturday evenings. Also, the Women's Polo League is also very active at the Park.
The Ocala Eventing Series is one of the most popular series of equestrian events held at Florida Horse Park throughout the year. Eventing consists of dressage, cross country jumping, and show jumping combined into one total score.
POP Show Schedule at Florida Horse Park
Partners in the Park sponsors a series of open eventing trials at Florida Horse Park with events scheduled April - December. (except November)
Stride Dressage at Florida Horse Park
STRIDE is an active riding and driving Dressage Club located in the Ocala, Florida area. In addition to hosting five schooling shows a year, STRIDE sponsors clinics, workshops and activities geared for ALL dressage enthusiasts. from beginner to advanced, in Traditional Dressage, Driven Dressage, or Western Dressage.
The United States Pony Clubs, Inc., develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community in youth. All this is taught through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding, and mounted sports. Also, the Sunshine Region Pony Club sponsors dressage, show jumping, and eventing at the Florida Horse Park throughout the year.
We are Combined Driving is an equestrian driving organization sponsoring combined driving events at Florida Horse Park. Additionally, Combined Driving hold competions at several other equestrian facilities throughout the South.
A series of western dressage shows held throughout the year entice western riders to the park throughout the year.
Wellington Classic Dressage holds several rated dressage shows at Florida Horse Park each year that are very popular with dressage riders and viewers .