The Daytona Beach area is celebrated far and wide for its abundant wildlife, beautiful beaches and magnificent scenery. From the many rivers and backwater creeks to the expansive sandy shorelines, nature lovers flock here with good reason. 

One of the best viewpoints of the area’s lush trails and scenic coast is found by riding a horse! Atop a horse, you’ll have an elevated perspective of all that makes Daytona Beach so wonderful, and feel closer to nature than ever before.

Equestrian Adventures of Florida offers a unique way to experience all that the Daytona Beach area has to offer. Located in Ormond Beach, the company is owned and operated by a woman named Jennifer whose passion and love for animals drives her work every day. With Jennifer’s guidance and the area’s natural wonder, you are sure to have a one-of-a-kind vacation adventure.

A horseback ride with Equestrian Adventures of Florida comes highly recommended for riders of all experience levels and is met with rave reviews from all who try it. Even if you have absolutely no previous experience with horses, you can learn here. In fact, the company offers private or group lessons if you are interested in learning basic grooming and horse care, riding skills and safe practices. Although the activity is suitable for most Daytona Beach visitors, note that no children under the age of 10 are permitted, and that the maximum weight per rider is 250 pounds.

Thinking you’d love a horseback tour in the sand? Curious what an old oak forest looks like from the saddle? Luckily, you can choose from a number of ride packages — or you can have Jennifer help create a custom ride just for your group!

The following rides are readily available:

  • Beach tour
    Soak in Florida’s beaches as you ride through the surf and the sand on horseback. The beach rides take place on Flagler Beach, which is situated about 40 minutes north of Daytona Beach. This ride is available seven days per week, but the timing does depend on low tide.
  • Trail rides
    You won’t have to venture far to enjoy Ormond Beach’s scenic nature trails. This option is the perfect way to get out, breathe in, and relish time spent with nature.
  • State park exploration
    Florida has some of the best, most ecologically diverse state parks in the nation, and you can explore many of them on horseback. Many parks in Volusia County feature excellent equestrian trails, allowing you to see wild, untouched beauty up close. Head through streams, duck below oak hammocks, or lead your horse along the scrublands.
  • Romantic rides
    Have an anniversary coming up? Planning to pop the question? There’s nothing that’ll get your hearts glowing quite like a romantic horseback ride on the beach. Share a special memory with your significant other — it’s one adventure you’ll not soon forget!
  • Custom tours
    Celebrate you next special occasion with Equestrian Adventures of Florida! It’s the ideal way to commemorate events such as weddings, birthdays, bar mitzvahs, engagements, anniversaries, bachelorette parties and more. Jennifer will help create your ideal riding experience, whether through a state park or along a Florida beach. Packages range from one-hour sessions to all-day expeditions.

Plan a ride on your next trip to Daytona Beach — it’s a vacation memory you’ll cherish for years to come. For more pricing details and ride requirements, please visit

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