If you’re looking for a new way to make a day at your favorite Florida beach even more memorable, then look no further than a horseback ride near Tampa with CPonies. Take the bliss of the seaside combined with the magic of horseback riding and you’ve got yourself one heck of a beach day. To top it all off, you’ll be riding rescue horses that just got a new lease on life!
Carmen Herrmann Hanson comes from a family of horse trainers, and in lieu of showing horses in the scorching summer heat, she uses horseback swimming not only for the fun of guests, but to keep the horses in tiptop shape.
There are several packages riders can choose from. The Platinum Excursion lasts 1.5 hours and runs for $140.
You’ll be given a brief swimming lesson before hitting the water, where you’ll hold tight to the horse’s manes as they cruise through the Palma Sola Bay. You might even catch of glimpse of some manatees!
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.
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These cryptocurrencies provide access to exclusive activities presented by Big Cat Rescue, including access to live virtual chats with Carole Baskin along with discounts and early access to merchandise.
Florida is looking to ease government-enforced COVID-19 restrictions as cases slowly continue to drop and vaccines are administered across the state.
Governor Ron DeSantis, in a press conference on Monday, issued an executive order that immediately suspends all current local COVID-19 restrictions, while also signing a bill that will prohibit local governments from enforcing COVID-19 emergency orders, including mask mandates and social distancing requirements, starting July 1.
On top of the new order, DeSantis also reinforced his ban on "vaccine passports," saying it is unnecessary to be "policing people at this point."
"If you're saying that, you really are saying you don't believe in the vaccines, you don't believe in the data," he said.
The Tampa Bay Times reports the order only prevents local governments from issuing COVID-19 restrictions, meaning local businesses and restaurants may still enforce restrictions such as mask mandates and/or social distancing precautions.