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Horse Country:
Florida ranks third in the country, behind Texas and California, in total number of horses (all breeds).
Marion County is the Horse Capital of the World. We are one of only four major Thoroughbred breeding and training centers in the world.
Ocala, Florida   Newmarket, England
Chantilly, France   Lexington, Kentucky
We have the highest number of horses and ponies in residence of any county in America. Here in Ocala, events at the Florida Horse Park include Polo, Jumping, and Show events. (on CR-475, 2.2 miles north of CR-484)
More than 200 farms and training centers are devoted to breeding, training and showing breeds such as the Thoroughbred, Paso Fino, Missouri Foxtrotter, Arabian, Miniature Horse, Hunter/Jumper, Morgan, Quarter Horse and the gentle giants, Draft Horses, among others.
Florida’s Thoroughbred farms and training centers have produced,
(as of 2018)
  • 52 National Champions 
  • 6 Kentucky Derby winners 
  • 7 Preakness Stakes winners 
  • 6 Belmont Stakes winners 
  • 28 Breeders’ Cup champions 
  • 6 Horses of the Year
The 2015 and 1978 Triple Crown winners, American Pharoah and Affirmed, were both broken here in Marion County.

In the 2017 Kentucky Derby, 17 of the 20 horses had ties to Marion County. The winner, Always Dreaming, was broken here and later spent time here recovering from an injury prior to the Derby.

AARP Driver
Safety Class:
Safety Class local coordinator is Don Stroliske, 352-465-6359.
View a map showing all 67 Counties, HERE.
General Info:
Historical Info:
Learn about the history of Florida and places to visit, HERE.
FL Symbols
and Facts:
Learn the Florida symbols, HERE and Florida facts, HERE.

Master the
Education Ctr:
The center offers over 700 classes and presentations annually. Located in the Circle Square Commons area, a short distance from Oak Run, it is open to the public. Catalogs are published quarterly and available at the Center or online. Learn more, HERE.
View and download a PDF map, HERE.
Sheriff's Office: Follow the Sheriff's Office on social media or visit their website.
Main Office, non-emer, 352-732-8181, SW District Office (SR-200), 352-402-6060.
Alert Marion:
Receive time-sensitive emergency alerts to your cell phone, home phone, email or by text message from Marion County Emergency Management, HERE.
Learn about upcoming elections, voter news and registering to vote, HERE.
Precinct 4610 - At the Orchid Club
for Neighborhoods 1 through 13.
Precinct 4620 - At the Palm Grove
for Neighborhoods 14 through 25.
Zip Codes: Neighborhoods 1 through 13, your zip code is 34481.
Neighborhoods 14 through 25, your zip code is 34476.