Ocala Horse Shows
and Horseback Riding

Marion County, Florida

Ocala horse showsOcala Horse welcomes you to the equestrian paradise of Ocala, located in the rolling hills of Marion County, Florida. Here, many of the nations top horse breeders perfect their craft, producing thoroughbred race horses as well as virtually every other breed of horse. Ocala, Florida is also winter headquarters for the HITS show jumping winter series at Hits Post Time Farm.

Ocala Horse Farms

Horse farms create stunning vistas of endless green grass accented by black horse fencing and majestic oak trees. Here, future racing thoroughbreds and horse show champions are born. A visit to a one of the many horse farms open to the public is a must.

Florida Horse Park in Ocala

Florida Horse Park, an attraction in itself, is the center of horse shows for North Central Florida. Skilled jumpers or disciplined dressage riders compete for ribbons almost every weekend.

Hits Ocala - 2016 Show Jumping Schedule

New!:  HITS Holiday Shows Added in December 2015

Winter months bring professional riders to the famous Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS) circuit has been performing at Hits Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida from mid December to mid March for over 30 years.

The HITS Ocala Winter Circuit offers grand prix show jumping classes in divisions for the beginner, novice and experienced rider.

Hits Post Time Farm is located at 13710 US Highway 27 in Ocala, Florida. Spectators are welcome.

Rocking Horse Stables (Altoona)

Rocking Horse Stables offers a full slate of Dressage Shows, Combined Training Schooling Shows, and Pony Club National Testing events. Located in Altoona, Florida which is close to Ocala, Tampa and Orlando. Rocking Horse

Canterbury Showplace (Newberry)

Canterbury Showplace is a beautiful Equestrian Center located in nearby Newberry, Florida and is open to horse-related events, horse eventing, and classic horse shows. Show schedule click here.

Hotels in Ocala

Staying in the Ocala area? Visit Hotels in Ocala for complete hotel, car rental and attraction reservations. Planning a trip to Orlando? Make reservations here.

Carriage Rides and Tours

Enjoy a leisurely horse carriage ride through horse country and enjoy the informative banter of your guide.


Feb 5, 2016
Live Webcasting of the CP Wellington Masters presented by Sovaro Coolers Begins Today.
horse shows
Catch all the excitement of Longines World CupTM Jumping Wellington by watching the Live Webcasts at link below.
Thursday - 2:00pm - Welcome Stake
Friday - 2:00pm - Longines Qualifier
Saturday - 11:00am - 1.40 Jumper

On Sunday at 11:00am the featured event the Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Wellington will be shown exclusively on FEITV.org
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Feb 4, 2016
Tryon International Equestrian Center Releases Highly Anticipated 2016 Tryon Spring Series Dates
Tryon, NC
horse shows

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) and Tryon Resort will welcome equestrian competitors back to the rolling hills of western North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains in early April, as the 2016 Tryon Spring Series dates have been finalized and are now available online at www.tryon.com. The Tryon Spring Series will begin on Friday, April 8, and continue with eight weeks of world-class equestrian events featuring two FEI CSI 3* competitions and an FEI CSI 5* competition. The Tryon Spring Series will conclude on Sunday, June 12.
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