Florida Horse Park
Ideally situated on 500 acres in the heart of Central Florida, this year-round, world-class facility is fast becoming the centerpiece of Florida's equestrian lifestyle community. The Park offers international caliber competition courses, an exciting schedule of world-class events drawing top competitors and spectators from every horse sport discipline both locally and globally, as well as educational opportunities for any horse enthusiast. This increasingly popular destination for family tourism offers visitors hundreds of miles of pristine riding trails, winding through the lush Florida Greenway.
Created by Florida Legislature in 1996, the Florida Agriculture Center and Horse Park recognizes Marion County's role in the equestrian community and the large part it plays in their identity. In early 2006, it was named an official training site for the United States Equestrian Team. The Park now hosts the best of the best in World and Olympic level equine sports competitions as Park events consistently draw thousands of spectators.
The 500-acre Florida Horse Park has been the site of successful Hero Rush adventure racing competition. Hero Rush races include firefighting-inspired obstacles and challenges.