Horseback Riding, Lessons, Carriage Rides and More

Diamond Oaks Farm - the riding experience of dreams!
*Ride free-rein in charge of your horse -no "zombie horses" here!
* Ages 2+ ride -lessons, trail and carriage rides, family sessions. 
* Private groups of 1-6 riders guided by our equine expert.
* Day trip or enjoy riding discounts for lodging and RV hookup guests.

Our horse activity slots fill up quickly so book yours now.  Our horses are ready for you - click button:  

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

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Viadoso   Ricky Joe Behr 

(Lusitano)  ("The Paints")

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    Magic is our miniature horse who can "magically" become a unicorn!  He loves kids, having his mane and tail "done", rides and birthday parties!

    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 farm to relax, reset, and enjoy the beauty of nature and horses. 

    Carriage Rides-info & rates

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    An evening carriage ride is a  wonderful way to relax at the end of the day and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  It is also perfect for those who prefer a bench seat to a saddle but still wish to interact with horses and experience horse country the best way possible - from a horses point of view!

     ​Time-slots are available first come-first served. 

    Special event rides can be arranged, such as engagements, honeymoons, anniversaries, and birthdays.   Bring your favorite beverages!

    (we can keep a secret if needed!)

     
     

    Other Ranch Activities and Rates:

     

    What is unique about riding at Diamond Oaks Farm? 

    • You will ride free-rein and are in charge of your horse rather than just walking a "zombie-horse" behind the tail of the horse in front of it on a preset trail in a long line of horses doing the same walk. 

    • Both English and Western riding are available.

    • Ages 2 and older will enjoy riding lessons and horseback riding in the company of a life-time horse career expert with only your private group of 1-6 riders.   

    • Discounted riding experiences are automatically applied for lodging, RV hookup, and camping guests

    • The option of a lesson one day followed by a trail ride a following day (guests recommend!) 

    • The option of an evening carriage ride to relax and enjoy a horse country tour 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: