Enjoy a morning tour of Ocala’s working farms! Discover why Marion County is the “Horse Capital of the World”! One of only four major thoroughbred centers in the world, Marion County’s 600 thoroughbred farms have produced 45 national Champions, 6 Kentucky Derby winners, 6 Horses of the Year, and many Preakness Stakes and Breeders’ Cup winners. By appt only. "May the Horse be With You"Work out when and for how long to visit Farm Tours of Ocala and other Ocala attractions using our handy Ocala trip builder website .
Tour leader Karen Grimes, an avid horseperson and long-time resident of Ocala’s Horse Country, will take you behind the scenes of working farms to get you up close and personal with equine athletes and the professionals who train and care for them. You can chat with the professionals and share Karen’s enthusiasm and knowledge of the Marion County horse scene.
Farm Tours of Ocala Reviews
We didn't know what to expect, but the tour was very interesting. The pace was good, lots of good scenery, lots of information and interaction with horses and their caregivers. more »
The tour of the farms was terrific. Karen, our guide, is very knowledgeable and friendly. Well worth the drive up north. Beautiful horses and scenery. If you go make sure to say Hi to Mighty Miracle! more »
My wife and are visiting from Chicago area and found Farm Tours of Ocala on a Google search. Karen is a wealth of knowledge. My wife has been around horses from riding to breeding to training, she can't stop talking about what a great tour this was and how much she learned. Great way to spend a morning, worth every penny.
Awesome! Entertaining and educational. Tour led by owner of company and shes been in the local equine industry for decades.All ages can enjoy this (especially horse lovers)
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