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Ocala Horseback Riding

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Ocala horseback riding including horse riding lessons, horse rentals, guided trail rides, overnight horseback riding excursions, dude ranches, and cattle drives.

Trail Riding in Ocala, Florida

You will find horseback riding opportunities for experienced riders and beginners alike on Ocala's extensive equestrian trails. Acquaint yourself with the real Florida while horseback riding through shady hammocks and enjoying Ocala's great outdoors.

Temperature in Florida

It is hot in Florida in the summertime, so most riders just wear T-shirts and jeans. Winter time temperatures can be chilly in Ocala, so check the weather to be sure you will be comfortable. The best practice is to layer clothes since cool morning temperatures often give way to warmer afternoon temperatures.

Ocala Horse Trail Riding

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Florida Horseback riding requires appropriate clothing and you will want to wear long pants such as blue jeans. Shoes or boots should have heels that will keep your feet from slipping through the stirrups.

T-shirts are popular but long sleeve shirts can offer protection from the sun as can a wide brimmed cowboy hat.

Renting Horses in Florida

Many Florida stables will rent horses by the hour for riders to ride on their own. Of course you must have basic riding skills and knowledge of the area where you will be riding.

Horseback Riding Lessons in Florida

For those just starting out with horses, most stables offer riding lessons that include individual and group instructions. But be careful, horseback riding is very addictive and many do not kick the habit for an entire lifetime.

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