Equestrian Facilities

Horse Country Is Here


An international equestrian epicenter and home to the highest number of horses and ponies in America, Ocala/Marion County is home to over 600 thoroughbred breeding and training farms with more than 70,000 acres. With a horse industry represented by virtually every breed of horse, including the American Quarter Horse, Paso Fino, Arabian and Warmbloods, Ocala/Marion County attracts competitors from around the world, all traveling here to attend and compete in major equestrian events.

Ocala/Marion County is home to the world’s most fantastic equine champions and prestigious equestrian events, hosting a variety of English and Western equestrian events and competitions throughout the year, including:

  • Reining
  • Roping
  • Polo
  • Hunter-Jumper
  • Dressage
  • Vaulting
  • Western Pleasure
  • Saddleseat
  • Sidesaddle
  • Eventing
  • Endurance
  • Carriage Driving

Featuring a wide variety of venues, the area offers more covered arenas than anywhere else in America, including the 500-acre Florida Horse Park and facilities. The destination is also home to the largest equestrian facility in the country, the World Equestrian Center, with multiple indoor, climate-controlled arenas, outdoor arenas and more.Plus, you’ll find a wide variety of equine professionals, including trainers, jockeys and veterinarians. Discover why national qualifiers and Olympic champion competitors choose Ocala/Marion County, the horse capital of the world.

Contact the Ocala/Marion County Team today for free planning assistance.

Equestrian Events

Equestrian Events