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Training - Boarding - Instruction

Vickie Rollack - Dressage Instruction and/or training for horse and rider. 30 years experience, specializing in confidence building, balanced seat training for Dressage or other disciplines. Timid riders and beginners accepted. Reasonable rates, at your location or in covered arena with mirrors at Rebel Ridge. Also available to train, ride, and/or show. A.S. Equine Studies with honors. Call (352) 425-4000 or

Boarding in southern Marion County, very accessible to Lady Lake, Belleview, and The Villages. 20 X 40 dressage arena, box stalls, daily turn out. Adjacent to 500 acres of trail riding in orange grove and woods. STRIDE members, going to shows, with 3-horse trailer. Call Lonni Bechen 352-821-3459 or

Boarding NW Ocala-Limited Availability Dressage barn, concrete block construction, matted stalls, 60X20 arena with excellent footing, turn out available, a/c tack room, riding trails and high quality feed and forage program. Call Sandy Wagner 352-342-0368 or

Judy Downer, Starry Night Farm. USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medalist and "L" graduate focusing on the competitive amateur. Your horse or mine. Arena with mirrors and fibar footing. HOY, All-Breeds and Regional qualifiers at training to FEI. or (352) 854-7367

Sweetwater Farm in NW Ocala offers short and long term boarding. Brick, center-aisle barn, matted stalls, FEI dressage arena w/rubber footing. Individual turnout. Call Carol Rike, 352-351-8047 or

Pam Lynn, Paloose Ranch Boarding, instruction, and training in South Marion County. My mission is to produce knowledgeable and capable horse people with an emphasis on consideration for their equine partners and each other. Paloose Ranch 12601 S.W. 8th Ave. Ocala, Florida, 34476 352-245-3317 or

Gator Slide Farm, LLC: Horse boarding, rider housing. Close to Gainesville/UF. Dressage, stadium, X-country. Barn Family Program (feeding, mucking, mowing) mitigates board, lessons, rent. Club House Barn accommodates stay over's. Contact Dibbie: or 352-466-3538

Dressage training/instruction for all levels and breeds. Horses started under saddle and problem solving. Call Anne Duchac at Lynn'D Farms. 352-861-5513.

Top Notch Dressage Instruction from the Judge's Perspective. At your farm or at Four Winds Farm (near Bridlewood on the way to HITS). Bill Woods 352 368-5814. See

Training and instruction by experienced FEI competitor, Amber Kimball. Full or partial training board in NW Ocala. Private lessons available at your facility or trailer into Cottage Farm. Cell (717) 682-9839

Equine Health and Support Services

Vickie Rollack - Professional Body clipping, show braiding and grooming, farm and pet sitting. Excellent references, reasonable rates. Call (352) 425-4000 or

CAROLYN HALL - Licensed Massage Therapist #MA0017086 Humans and Horses Therapeutic Massage, Active Isolated Stretching, and Injury recovery 7872 SE 121st Place, Belleview, Fl 34420 352-307-8188

EquiTouch Therapies - it makes your horse smile!! Massage and Acupressure: Pre-Event, Post-Event, Maintenance, Relaxation, Post Injury, Stress Reduction Jan Bench, ESMT McIntosh, FL (352)562-5704

Professional Braider Jeanne Abbott is available for most Ocala (central FL) area Sporthorse events. Dressage shows, breed inspections, photo shoots, carriage driving events-pleasure shows and CDEs, hunters and Thoroughbred sales. Mane pulling, body clipping for sport and show and sale prep. also available, call 352-266-7994 or for rates and event availability.

Tune Ups - Veterinary Equine Dentistry - mobile practice serving the Southeast. Performance Dentistry, General Health Maintenance, Educational Lectures and Demonstrations. Bess Darrow DVM, IAED certified equine dentist. (352) 284-1941

Farm Services

OCALA FARM BUILDERS - Serving Ocala's horse industry since 1995 Quality custom built horse barns, pole barns, utility barns, etc. Locally owned and operated Built to your specs No job too big or too small, call Jerry 352-454-7808

Rider Health and Support

CAROLYN HALL - Licensed Massage Therapist #MA0017086 Humans and Horses Therapeutic Massage, Active Isolated Stretching, and Injury recovery 7872 SE 121st Place, Belleview, Fl 34420 352-307-8188

Non Equine and Other Professional Services


Kyle Rike Plumbing LLC. Master plumber serving Marion County for over 40 years. Specializing in new construction. Call Kyle Rike, 352-732-8859 or 352-362-1311.

Real Estate

United Realty Corp. of Ocala, Inc. An equestrian serving equestrians in Marion County since 1985. Farms, land and homes. Call Carol Rike, Broker, 352-351-8047,

Specializing in Horse Properties and Auctions! for 31 years. Experience selling real estate in Florida Parsley Real Estate, Inc. and Auction AB383 Dixie Parsley, Broker-GRI-Auctioneer AU770 352-220-4355 cell 352-291-6666 Marion Co. 352-726-2628 Citrus Co. 5860 SW 6th Place, Suite 201, Ocala 34474 4635 N. Carl G. Rose Hwy. (State Rd. 200) Hernando 34442

Equestrian Springs, Ocala's most beautiful horse and residential community, located at NW 100th Street and I-75. Featuring 27 mini-estates from 3 to 10 acres. 2-mile shaded bridle path. Winding roads, hilly, cleared and wooded lots. Contact STRIDE member Hellena Smejda, 352-875-8156 and see video at

Other Services

XANGO is more than the juice. Recession Proof Your Income! Alexis Brown (352) 812-6889

Elizabeth Cumbess Fine Art - Illustrations and Murals 352-553-5026



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