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Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary

#20 of 198 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
8005 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9709
+1 813-855-8992
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Up close and personal with a variety of animals

This place was great!!! We came here with our 2 1/2 year old daughter. She loved everything about... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
via mobile
Great ride and really special sanctuary experience

The horses are healthy and well cared for and our guides were very friendly. After a very nice... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Lee C
Houston, United States
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Animal sanctuary with exotic and livestock species. Farm animals ,exotics, pony rides ,train rides, hayrides, horseback riding all in a farm setting. We are open Thurs-Sunday, please note we are closed Mon-Wed.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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8005 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9709
+1 813-855-8992
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place was great!!! We came here with our 2 1/2 year old daughter. She loved everything about it! They have a play area for children with picnic tables and activities for kids of all ages. There is a small snack stand with light snacks...More

Thank Mdwaugh2001
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The horses are healthy and well cared for and our guides were very friendly. After a very nice ride, we went to the sanctuary and it is a really special place. We casually strolled the property and probably spent at least an hour or more...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This wonderful place thrilled and educated my 30 excited 1st Graders about all of the different animals on the property. We had a train ride, a pony ride and lots of hands-on interaction with many animals. The habitats were all clean and spacious, with plenty...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Last week while visiting the Tampa area we took our 5 year old to Horse Power for Kids and it was easily the best decision of our vacation. He had a wonderful time and so did we. Pros: It's inexpensive. $7 a person, you can't...More

2  Thank 15MoreMinutes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

At first I thought it might be mediocre, but I was wrong! This place is awesome for kids and my very busy 2 year old was engaged and interested the entire time! The adults were entertained as well. Way better than a zoo! You can...More

Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had a birthday party at Horsepower for Kids and the kids had a wonderful time. The animals are well cared for and the environment is clean, considering it is a farm. We'll be back again and again.

Thank foursportskids
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had such a great time here! Attended with a family of 6 (4 adults, 2 toddlers). Of course this place is geared more towards kids but adults can still have a good time wandering the grounds and seeing all the animals. The place is way...More

1  Thank Bernie C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

After seeing all the stellar reviews, I had to see this place for myself. Everything was clean and well organized. The opportunity for close interaction with the animals was awesome. I can totally see this place as a great field trip opportunity for clubs and...More

Thank larabora217
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

went on a trail ride with my family it was very shaded and very peaceful i loved it me and my family had a great time. Very safe and organized thank you horsepower for the great time.

Thank desi0521
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé, 22 month old son and myself came here on a Thursday. We had no idea this place existed until I googled petting zoos and found this one which happened to be ten minutes away from our home. We were blown away. Our expectations...More

Thank mdes1101
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14 June 2017|
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Response from ARMANDO12345TAMPA | Property representative |
No im sorry we dont have wheelchairs
23 October 2015|
Response from A S | Reviewed this property |
NO food that I remember. But I believe you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. May want to call to be sure. :)
12 September 2015|
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Response from Andi L | Reviewed this property |
Any age can visit! They've got a train and petting zoo for the little ones and lots of animals all around to see!