Avalon Stables is a horse boarding facility in Lutz that specializes in the care of American Saddlebreds, Friesians, Hackney Ponies, Morgans, and Standardbreds. The 30-acre camp offers monthly packages, such as pasture boards at $375 and general boards at $650. The full-service training board costs $1,000, and this includes twice-daily feeding with electrolytes and any needed supplements, fresh shavings, and private stalls. Avalon Stables opened in 1995, and it has a riding academy for competition, personal development, or leisure purposes.
Lutz, FL(813) 765-7162
Circle C's Ranch is a horse boarding and training facility in Lutz that opened in 2002. All stalls come with feed buckets, automatic waterers, and mats. Some of the barn amenities are wash racks outfitted with hoses and crossties, tack rooms with shelving and saddle racks, and windows that may be shuttered during inclement weather. Circle C's has more than ten pastures with automatic waterers and shaded areas, and it has a lounge for the horse owners and other guests.
Lutz, FL(813) 267-3711
Crazy Horse Boarding is a 32-acre facility in Riverview that provides daily and nightly turnouts as the weather permits. The amenities include stalls measuring 12 square feet, wash racks, a tack room, a sitting area for owners and their guests, and a secure automated access to the property. A client writes, “Our three horses...have lived [at the facility] for nearly eight years. During this time, we have watched as the stable has grown, from two stalls to sixteen...”
Riverview, FL(813) 624-4655
Cross Creek Equestrian is a horse boarding and training farm in New Tampa that welcomes all breeds and disciplines. Some of the amenities are eight grassy pastures with shade and fresh water, a round pen, a lighted arena set up for jumps and poles, wash racks with crossties, and two barns with center aisles. Each stall has a fan and rubber matting. Cross Creek Equestrian sells Andalusians, and it provides leasing services as well.
Tampa, FL(813) 782-3220
Equestrian Riding & Boarding is a farm in Odessa that is open seven days a week. The boarding facility offers pasture boarding with or without shelter, and stall boarding with or without paddocks. The farm opens its gates to visitors who want to experience trail rides and camps, and it provides a venue for birthday parties and other celebrations.
Odessa, FL(727) 550-6786
Galaxy Farms is an equine facility and show barn in Riverview that provides horse boarding and rider instruction services. The camp cares for horses of any size or breed, and its grooms are always available to look after the animals. The boarding facility includes a total of 41 stalls in two barns, automatic waterers and fly spray misters, wet and dry grooming stall racks, turnout paddocks and fields, and a climate-controlled tack room.
Riverview, FL(813) 679-7419
Glover's Equestrian Center is a family-owned and operated farm in Spring Hill that offers horse boarding and training services for any discipline and breed. The stalls have a state-of-the-art automatic water trough system, as well as provisions for owner customization, and the camp has lighted amenities like a riding arena with footing, a round arena with old oak trees for shade, and a round pen. A certified equine chiropractitioner and rehabilitation specialist is on staff to complete the care.
Spring Hill, FL(352) 848-0342
In the Breeze Ranch is a horse boarding camp in Tampa that opened in the 1970s. The 320-acre facility sits on a property at the edge of the woods that has a creek, and it is also available for hayrides, bonfires, parties, and horsemanship camps. In the Breeze Ranch is open to the public, and it has professional trail guides. Couples can have a romantic time at the farm for $129 per night, and the price includes champagne and marshmallows.
Tampa, FL(813) 264-1919
Oak Manor Horse Boarding is a farm in Dade City that has 22 acres of grassy pastures with run-in shelters. The facility is equipped to accommodate horses of any breed or size, and its services include daily turnout, stalls with automatic water and rubber mats, wash racks with hot and cold water, a jump course, a lighted arena, and an air-conditioned tack room. Oak Manor holds shows and clinics regularly, and its full-board price is $525 per month.
Dade City, FL(813) 310-0849
Rockin' Horse Farm is an equine camp in New Port Richey that sits on a 10-acre property. The full-board packages start at $500 per month, and the stable is “geared for the casual rider”. Rockin' Horse provides a children's party package, which includes 2.5 hours of safari wagon rides, pony grooming, and other activities that feature animals and nature. The camp runs the non-profit Horse Connections that conducts therapeutic horsemanship and riding sessions for special-needs students.
Port Richey, FL(727) 514-5261
Showcase Farm is a horse training and boarding center in Lutz. Some of the facilities are well-lit indoor and outdoor arenas with covered viewing, a dressage arena, tack rooms, misting fans throughout the barn, grassy turnout paddocks, and a total of 70 stalls. Showcase Farm offers hunter, jumper, equitation, and Western lessons, and its instruction staff have 60 years of combined professional experience. The business is a member of the United States Equestrian Federation and the American Quarter Horse Association.
Lutz, FL(813) 949-3094
Stonewood Stables is a boarding facility in Odessa that provides a relaxed atmosphere. Each stall has an attached paddock, and the barn has wash racks, a tack room that is air-conditioned in the summer to minimize mildew, a feed room with a refrigerator, and a well-stocked bathroom. Stonewood Stables has another barn for owners who want more privacy for their horses, and it offers in-state and out-of-state hauling services to transport horses to a show or during emergencies.
Odessa, FL(813) 792-9289
Suncoast Stables & Riding Academy is an equine facility in Odessa that provides horse boarding services, as well as private lessons for riders. The facility offers its boarders full care that includes thrice-daily feeding, daily turnout, automatic watering, and stall cleaning, and it has training programs for young or seasoned show horses. Suncoast also runs a youth club for horsemanship enthusiasts under 18 years old, and it hosts camps and events.
Odessa, FL(813) 368-0666
Sunrise Horse Farm is a 26-acre horse boarding facility in Plant City that opened in 1977. The farm offers monthly packages like basic full board, which costs $450, and the training board that costs $850. Some of the amenities are matted stalls under fans, individual ties in stalls, 16-hour lights with automatic timers, a wash rack, a jump arena, and a schooling arena. Sunrise Horse Farm also has large pastures within a no-climb fence and a round pen.
Plant City, FL(352) 457-8641
Terra's Horse Boarding is a farm in Land O' Lakes that offers quality care for all breeds. The seven-acre facility has a large, well-maintained outdoor arena set up for poles and barrels, eight irrigated grassy paddocks, a round pen, a wash rack with crossties, and two barns with a center aisle each that runs from north to south to allow the cool breeze. Terra's has a lounge for humans, and it has kitchen amenities.
Land O Lakes, FL(813) 267-3483
Whispering Oaks Equestrian Center is a facility in Tampa that boards horses. The monthly full-board packages start at $410, while partial boarding that does not include feed and hay costs $210. Whispering Oaks offers competition-level or for-pleasure lessons to riders aged five and above, and the introductory private lesson fee is $25 for half an hour. The center has a holiday horsemanship academy toward the end of December, and students only pay $60 per day during the season.
Tampa, FL(813) 409-5272