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Ocala Florida Horse Breeding

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Florida has more horse breeding farms and stables than any other state in America. The state's horse breeding farms are mainly located in the north central part of Florida and include horse farms in Ocala and Marion County that specialize in Thoroughbred horse and sport horse breeding.

Ocala Thoroughbred Breeding Farms

Florida is home to over 600 Thoroughbred horse farms and training centers, with greater than 75 percent of these horse farms located near Ocala in Marion County.

Florida's Thoroughbred horse farms and training centers have produced 47 National Champions, six Kentucky Derby winners, seven Preakness Stakes winners, six Belmont Stakes winners, 23 Breeders’ Cup champions, and six Horses of the Year.

Breeding Farms - Horse Breeds

Ocala horse farmsOcala horse farms specialize in breeding Thoroughbred race horses, but some farms breed Arabians, Morgans, Frisian, Quarter Horses, Warmbloods, Gypsy Vanner horses, Lusitano, Connemara, Andalusias, American Saddlebreds, draft horses, performance horses, cutting horses, and Florida Cracker horses.

Notable Ocala Horse Farms

The Live Oak Plantation, owned by Charlotte and son Chester Weber of the Campbell Soup fortune, the Kinsman farm owned by the Steinbrenner family, the Firestone Farm, the Wrigley Family farm and the Longwood Farm, owned by the Watkins family.

Stud Service

On today's horse breeding farms, horses are mostly bred with artificial insemination which prevents breeding accidents and allows sperm to be transported without the horse. Owners can select frozen sperm from stallions worldwide, allowing a more diverse and stronger horse population.

Breed Registration

Horse breeds are carefully registered with an appropriate breed association to assure the breeds are kept pure and horse purchasers gets assurance of the quality of their purchase.

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Ocala Horse Breeding Farms

The following are Ocala area equine breeding farms where race horses and show horses are bred and raised.