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Bob Thomas Equestrian Center

4800 US Highway 301 N, Tampa, FL

Horse Show Office (813) 627-4217


Located on the Florida State Fairgrounds, the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center includes exercise grounds, warm up rings, two show rings and a Grand Prix Ring.  With 471 permanent stalls and five barns, there is plenty of room for parking and trailers.  The properties indoor pavilion provides an area for hospitality events as well as seating overlooking the show rings and the grounds’ grandfather oak trees create a picturesque environment for exhibitors and spectators alike.  Other amenities include indoor bathrooms as well as an on-site campground.

Benefits of this unique showgrounds include:

  • 17 minutes from Tampa International Airport
  • A short drive to award‐winning beaches
  • Wide selection of conveniently located accommodations
  • Next door to the Hard Rock Casino

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