In Person and Virtual Race Registration:

Join us for the 2nd Annual (USATF Sanctioned!) Love of the Horse Ocala 5K on Saturday February 6, 2021! The mission of this event is to raise funds directly supporting the welfare of horses around the world.

The proceeds from this charity race benefit The Foundation for the Horse (https://www.foundationforthehorse.org/), a group with more than 25 years dedicated to improving the welfare of horses through education, research and benevolence. Marion County is the Horse Capital of the World, with the equine industry contributing $2.62 billion dollars to our economy annually. We are proud to be a part of this ever-growing community and invite you to trot the roads of NW Ocala Horse Country with us.

Date: February 6, 2021
Location: Equine Medical Center of Ocala, 7107 West Highway 326
6:30 am On-site Registration and Packet pick-up opens
7:50 am Runners to starting line
8:00 am 5K race begins
8:10 Kids fun run

Due to COVID, Awards Ceremony will not be held. Prizes may be picked up by participants at the race location.

Benefactor: The Foundation for the Horse www.foundation.aaep.org

This event is sanctioned by USA Track & Field!

Early Registration closes January 21, 2021 at midnight (guaranteed shirt size)
Online Registration closes January 31, 2021 at 9am
On-site Registration day of race begins February 6, 2021 at 630am

Presented by Equine Medical Center of Ocala, in partnership with Animal Health International, Zoetis, and Patterson Veterinary.

2021 Sponsors:
Niall Brennan Stables
Ocala Ranches, LLC (American Eagle Farms)
Great American Insurance Co (Platinum Sponsor)
Hallway Feeds (Gold Sponsor)
Beth Bayer Consignment (Gold Sponsor)
Aurora Pharmaceuticals (Gold Sponsor)
OBS: Ocala Breeders and Sales (Gold Sponsor)
Pyranha/Adeptus Nutrition (Gold Sponsor)
Ocala Equestrian Academy (Silver Sponsor)
Seminole Feeds (Silver Sponsor)
Platinum Performance (Silver Sponsor)
Tack Shack (Bronze)

If your company or farm is interested in sponsoring the event, please email Courtney at courtney.vanderbeck@zoetis.com

  • February 6, 2021
    6:30 am - 9:30 am


7107 W Highway 326, Ocala, Florida, 34482, United States