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Looking for local horse riding area, stables, riding lessons, riding trails, shows, horse-related events and horse resources in West Florida?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in West Florida, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Horse-related Listings, by county

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Charlotte County

Citrus County

Collier County

DeSoto County

Glades County

Hardee County

Hendry County

Hernando County

Highlands County

Hillsborough County

  • Fort Lonesome - No pesticides are used, Filming or photo shoots, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, You may bring your own food, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, B&B nearby, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, golf nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Free offsite parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking permitted, Smoking allowed in designated areas, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), mini-golf, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    15433 South Cr 39, Lithia, FL 33547. Phone: 813-699-2058. Email: Open: 10Am to 5Pm, Weekends and Holidays, Check our website for Special hours and Holidays. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Venue updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Located 1200 feet South of CR672(Picnic Grocery) ON 15433 South CR39, Lithia FL 33547 on the Westside. Use for good GPS directions. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Specializing in Herbal Teas and Tisanes, for the taste, nutrients and medicinal purposes. We have Berries and Citrus Too. Herbs and herb plants. Pick it fresh, or buy it here Cured, Dried or smoked. You pick Citrus, November thru May, Oranges, Tangerines, Lemons, Limes and Grapefruit. You pick Mulberries in March, April and May. Herb Teas and Medicinal Teas, You pick fresh or purchase, Dried-Cured-Smoked. Many adventures here at the farm. With a $10 support pass, you can do them all! The NoGMo Trail, The Forest of Food, The Land Lost in Chimes, Hillbilly Putt Putt, Hillbilly Disc Golf. Visit our Beautiful fresh water Creek and HUG our Famous Florida Live Oak Hugging Tree. General farm access and parking are always Free. Visit us Today.
  • HorsePower for Kids - Boarding stables, Horse trails (guided), Horses trails (unguided), Horse ranches, Horses rented (guided trails), Horse leasing, Horse ranches, Horse riding lessons, equipment & instruction, Western riding equipment & instruction, English riding equipment & instruction, Dressage lessons, Jumping lessons and ring, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Hotel / Motel nearby, Wedding facilities, Beautiful rural setting, Swimming pool onsite, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, golf nearby, swimming pool nearby, tennis nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, beginners riding lessons, specialty riding lessons, horse-drawn carriage rides, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    8005 South Racetrack Road, Tampa, FL 33635. Phone: 813-855-8992. Email: Open: Tuesday through Sunday, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.

Lee County

  • M & D Stables - Boarding stables, Overnight stables, Horse ranches, Horse ranches, Western riding equipment & instruction, Lunches offered, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Tent camping, horses allowed, Hotel / Motel nearby, Beautiful rural setting, horse riding, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking permitted, Vegetarian meals available, beginners riding lessons, specialty riding lessons, Riding equipment, Riding equipment, Riding clothing,
    11860 Homestead Lane, Fort Myers , FL 33905. Phone: 239-288-1119. Email: Open: 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Directions: exit 143 on I-75. Payment: Cash, Check. we are in the process of opening up a free boys and girls youth equestrian club. club consists of free hands on learning with horses lots of fun.


  • Barb's Barn " Fun on the Farm" - , pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties
    26900 Crosby Road, Myakka City, FL 34251. Phone: 941-724-6949. Email: Directions: Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. "Fun on the Farm" provides kids with an opportunity for a hands-on experience with various farm animals. Currently we have horses, ponies, mini donkeys, potbelly pigs, bunnies, and lots of chickens and ducks. "Fun on the Farm" Summer camp is also available during the summer months.

Pasco County

Pinellas County

Polk County

Sarasota County

Sumter County