Marion County, Florida is proud to be named Horse Capital of the World, a famed destination for equine enthusiasts.
Home to many of the nation’s leading equestrian communities and complexes, including The World Equestrian Center, a world-class equestrian center, the largest equestrian complex in the United States boasting state of the art arenas, luxury hotel, upscale boutiques, and restaurants. If you are passing through for one of the numerous equestrian events, conventions, tradeshows, sporting events, or social events hosted at WEC don’t forget to check into The Equestrian Hotel with breathtaking views of the property, day spa, fitness center, and salon.
Whether you are looking for your next home, vacation retreat, or planning retirement with horses in tow, Marion County is known for its lush pastures, rolling hills, luxury horse properties, and mini-farms alike. If you are a nature enthusiast, well there is no shortage of scenic trails for riding and taking in all of Marion County’s natural beauty.
For our foodies the list is abundant. Horse & Hounds is a local hangout offering a relaxed restaurant and pub environment offering live entertainment on the patio. The Yellow Pony gastropub is known for its impressive selection of bourbon, whiskey, signature cocktails, draft beers, and tasty pub fare. If you are looking for a fine dining experience Stirrups restaurant will not disappoint offering Prime steaks, Florida fresh seafood, and chops to leave you craving more.
CHECK OUT LINKS BELOW TO DISCOVER MORE
World Equestrian Center: https://worldequestriancenter.com/ocala-fl/
The Equestrian: https://equestrianhotel.com/
Cross Florida Greenway: https://www.floridastateparks.org/learn/horseback-riding-cross-florida-greenway
Ocala Equestrian Acadamy: https://www.equestriantrainingcenterofocala.com/
Golden Ocala Equestrian Center: https://www.goldenocala.com/active-living-wellness/equestrian/
Horse & Hounds Restaurant & Pub: https://www.horseandhoundsrestaurant.com/