Horseback Riding Ocala Florida

Makin' Tracks Trail Rides, LLC

Knee Deep
Zac Brown Band/Jimmy Buffett (You Get What You Give)

Online Bookings must be made 48 Hours in advance. If you would like to ride sooner you may contact us for availability at

Public Schedule
Private Schedule

River Rides are $120 per person

Available in March 12 2023

If swimming with horses is an important part of this experience for you
please inquire abut river conditions prior to your trip
this is especially important if there is a lot of rain

The River Ride includes Swimming with horses an amazing adventure!
Our most popular ride


The River Ride is a 3 hour excursion that starts with a 1 hour ride to the river
 then a 1 hour stop at the river
 then a 1 hour ride back to the trail head.


During you 1 hour stop at the river, you will be offered the opportunity to ride a horse while it swims.

(under favorable conditions)

(weather and river conditions may effect the option to swim,)

You may choose to bring along snacks, towels and drinks.

Horses love snacks too!

Use care when eating around the horses they can be sneaky and steal a snack from you if given the opportunity

Most guests will want a camera! There is plenty of opportunity to video and take photos from the bank while others are riding horses in the water

Please be sure you can keep your electronics like cameras and phones dry in case of rain

Just remember this is Florida and it can rain unexpectedly. There can be alot of bugs can at times, so you may also want repellent. 


You will want to ride in normal riding attire

Blue jeans and sneakers or boots are recommended but not required

For the swimming portion of the ride you will want a swimsuit or whatever you prefer to swim in


You will be in the water, if you choose to ride a horse while it swims. This means you will get completely wet 

 But you may also choose not to ride a horse while it swims.

Swimming is not a required portion of The River Ride.

You can choose to bring your own picnic and just enjoy a break by the river

This adventure is available for all ages and experience levels!

The ability to swim is not required

Remember this is an outdoor adventure through natural forested trails
There is plenty of tree cover but no formal dressing areas bathrooms or buildings