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Horseback Riding, Lessons, Trails, Excursions, Carriage Rides and More

Why Diamond Oaks Farm of Ocala Florida?   

- Experience the unforgettable horseback riding experience of dreams!
* Ride free-rein in charge of your horse -no "head to tail zombie horses" here!
* Ages 2+ take horse riding lessons, trails, tours, excursions, carriage rides, pony and unicorn rides, horse petting zoo and family horse workshop sessions.

* Your private groups of 1-6 riders are guided by our equine expert.
* Day trip or enjoy riding discounts for lodging and RV hookup campsite guests.

* All riding levels - beginners to fellow experts.

* English and Dressage riding, Western, Cowboy, Working Equitation, Cattle drive, carriage driving and more.

*The option of a lesson one day followed by a trail ride and carriage ride the following days (guests recommend!) 

Our horse activity slots fill up quickly so book now - first come, first served!


Viadoso   Ricky Joe Behr 
(Lusitano)  ("The Paints")​

Come meet and make friends with all of our 16 horses! Stay and ride, just stay, or day visit to ride on this gorgeous 25 acre Ocala  horse farm to relax, reset, and enjoy the beauty of nature and horses. 


Magic is our miniature horse who loves kids, having his mane and tail groomed and accessorized, buggy rides and driving lessons and birthday parties!


 Reba is one of the ranch  premium riding horses.  She is a Suffolk punch draft- an endangered horse breed. 

    Carriage rides
    Horse Riding Info & Rates
    Other Horse & Ranch Activities

    Savor unique horse riding adventures at Diamond Oaks Farm horse dude ranch in Ocala, Florida!  Unlike other riding facilities, you will have the opportunity to ride free-rein and take control of your horse. Riders of all ages, starting from 2 years old, can enjoy personalized horse riding custom experiences with lessons, trail rides and beach and Silver Springs State Forest Park excursions guided by our lifetime horse career expert in private groups of 1-6 riders.  Guests staying at our lodging, RV hookup, and camping facilities receive discounts on riding experiences. Don't miss out on the option to take an evening carriage ride to explore horse country and relax after your time in the saddle (BYOB).

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    This is the best of the Ocala Florida horse farms for ranch vacations! Stay and ride -children age 2 and up ride! We have full RV hookup campgrounds and pet friendly lodging accommodations in the king hotel room plus suite (spa shower, deep tub, deck), Luxury Historic Home for 1-6 guests, RV onsite rentals and full hookup campsites. This ranch offers pasture horse boarding and stall facilities. Being on the horse farm is therapeutic!  We offer discounts for horseback riding trail rides and lessons for lodging guests! Enjoy horse country carriage ride tours!  There are lots of things to do on the farm and nearby with Silver Springs Ocala National Forest 20 minutes away, and Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Disney World all 1-2 hours away.  We offer a serene environment for WEC lodging and horse board - add more to your experience for less cost - WEC is only 25 minutes away. Ocala Florida is great for a vacation, holiday, or weekend get-away!  Enjoy your custom private 1-6 rider group horseback ride or a 2 hour family horse experience that includes riding for 2 year olds to adults. We offer horse country carriage tours, equestrian expert guided trail rides and beginner to professional horse riding lessons. Kids love our miniature horse and unicorn options!  Discounted horse activities are available if you wish to stay at the dude ranch as well.  "Stay & Ride" with lodging - or just "stay" or just day visit to "ride" on this active horse farm to relax, reset and discover the beauty of horses and nature.  Experience a unique Ocala Florida pet friendly vacation here with the rare opportunity to experience customized professional private 1-6 rider horseback riding, trail riding, beginner to advanced expert horse riding lessons, horse boarding, horse country carriage tours and more.  Kids ages 2 and up ride!  Horse, pony and unicorn lessons and rides are all available for children and all ages.  Enjoy scenic horse farm-stay accommodations in Ocala Florida by the Silver Springs National Forest and other natural springs, the Ocala Horse Park and the Greater Ocala Dog Show Grounds.  We take direct on line bookings and allow your dogs and horses to stay with you.  Enjoy the views and watching the 16+ horses from the romantic hotel room suite plus (spa shower, deep tub, electric fireplace and deck 30 feet from horses), luxury historic vacation home, RV vacation rentals or one of our 8 RV park full hookup campsite spots. Diamond Oaks Farm is the best place for day horse activity visits, custom weekend getaways, vacations and short to extended summer and winter stays.  Enjoy family horse sessions, trail riding, beginner to expert lessons and carriage tours. Lodging guests get discounts at the dude ranch. It's close enough to Orlando, Disney, Tampa, Jacksonville, Gainesville, Miami, St Augustine and Daytona Beach for the best single, couples and kid friendly destination or vacation add-on! Click here for  cost, prices and booking:

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