Without a doubt, the experience of communing with nature on horseback is unparalleled.  Horses are highly intuitive on the trail and can be some of the surest footed guides around  - even if they have hooves instead of feet!  With a deep appreciation for its circus heritage, Sarasota stables can introduce rough riders of all ages to show horses and miniatures in addition to quarter horses, dressage champions, Clydesdales, Morgans .. all the breeds.  Learn to rope a calf, swim in the Gulf or take in the breathtaking Sarasota County scenery from the unique vantage point of a saddle.

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Cheval Centre
9927 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-343-0330

Fairwin Farm
5737 Churchill Downs Rd.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-922-0631

Fallen Pine Ranch Miniature Horses
Rainbow Ranch Acres
16626 Winburn Dr
Sarasota FL 34240
Phone: 941-322-1897

By appointment only (late afternoon and weekends)
Admission: $5 per person.
Norm and Judy Middleton have been raising miniatures for 30 years and are primarily responsible for bringing Florida the second-largest population of “minis” in the country. Thirty-eight of the horses are national champions. They will personally guide you and your family on a tour of their pastures, filled with these very affectionate miniature horses. Be sure to bring plenty of carrots, apples and film. The minis won’t eat the film, but they do love to be photographed with you.

Fox Mill Farm
2190 Lena Lane
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-302-7395

Great World Nature Tours
Tim Mattox
8374 Market Street
Lakewood Ranch FL 34202
Phone: 941-907-7272
Fax: 941-907-6709

Beach Horses
We are the only horseback riding stable in the State of Florida that offers horseback riding on the beach and swimming with horses. So far as we know, we are the only outfitter on the planet that offers Horse Surfing.

We are totally committed to sustainable ecotourism. We make every effort to minimize waste, water consumption, and adverse environmental impact, Whenever possible we use products and services. We believe a responsible tourism industry can help reduce poverty, promote human rights, and foster peace and understanding throughout the world.

Photography and Videography
We have taken thousands of high quality still images and hundreds of videos of our horseback riding experiences. Some places charge you as much as $15 for just one low-res picture. We take over 100 high-res images/hour! Check out our photo gallery.

Special Occasions
If you are looking for the perfect birthday gift, anniversary gift, Gift Certificates are available in any dollar amount.

Event Planning
We plan and coordinate special events such as corporate outings, family reunions, marriage proposals, birthday parties, and singles events. Please let us know if we can help you. 

Meadowind Oaks
4505 Hackamore Rd.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-924-7146

Myakka Valley Stables
7220 Myakka Valley Trl.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-924-8435

Paragon Farms
15366 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-322-2006

Posh Pony
9927 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-379-8260

Rosaire's Riding Academy
901 East Rd.
Sarasota Florida
Phone: 941-356-3993

TKM Stables
5611 Tropicaire Blvd
North Port Florida
Phone: 626-6787

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