The 2020 Horse Capital Parade in Ocala, Florida on March 7, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership (CEP) invites you to the fourth annual Horse Capital Parade, presented by Live Oak International, in Downtown Ocala on Saturday, March 7th at 4:30 PM. Live Oak International, a premier equestrian event in its 30th year happens here at Live Oak Stud March 5-8.
This year’s Horse Capital Parade will showcase the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales and the Historic Stagecoach, along with over 60 of the horse breeds that call the Ocala Metro home. You may also visit the Budweiser Clydesdales onsite at Live Oak International and while harnessing for the Parade at the Downtown Market.
The Ocala Downtown Square will feature a Vendor Village with various vendors, a beer garden, stagecoach rides and a ‘Meet a Horse, Make a Friend’ zone where kids can meet and pet live horses. This free, family-friendly feature opens at 1:00 PM.
The Parade will step off at 4:30 PM from the Downtown Market and First Presbyterian Church, take the new Osceola Trak, turn down Ft. King and then onto 1st Avenue, go around the Downtown Square and conclude back at the Market Campus. Take this opportunity to celebrate the many breeds of horses that make Ocala/Marion County Horse Capital of the World!
(Above photo: Rudy Helmuth with his Clydesdales)