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Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club provides members with ample opportunities to participate in sport activities. If your passion is golf, equestrian, tennis, swimming or fitness it’s easy to stay informed through the Golden Ocala blog.

Protecting Horses from the Heat

Protecting Horses from the Heat

02 July 19   |   Equestrian   |  

The Florida heat this time of year can be brutal, especially for horses — be they at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club or elsewhere. The first rule of thumb is always providing fresh, clean and cool water to prevent dehydration. If your horse is not drinking too much water, it is a good idea . . .

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National Day of the Horse

National Day of the Horse

13 December 18   |   Equestrian   |  

December 13th is National Day of the Horse — one of more than 1,500 national days and an important time for Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club and Marion County as a whole. It is during this annual celebration that we are reminded of how all things equestrian have shaped our economy, history and character . . .

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Riding Ring Renovations

Riding Ring Renovations

28 November 18   |   Equestrian   |  

Equestrian members of Golden Ocala are getting a special treat this winter — a renovated riding surface! Located just outside of the miniature barns, the riding ring now has an upgraded drainage system, as well as a new German geotextile (GGT) riding surface and fencing. This is all thanks to Discount Dirtworks, a Wellington-based company . . .

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Horseback Riding with a Temperamental Horse

Horseback Riding with a Temperamental Horse

09 July 18   |   Equestrian   |  

Controlling a Horse’s Temper If there’s one language we speak at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club, it’s that of a horse. So, we know they may be temperamental, but there is likely a good reason for that. Like any domesticated animal, horses usually have an attitude that reflects their conditions and care. They also . . .

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