Martin Black Florida Sessions Accommodations 2024 Mae & Emmett Whitehurst

Please check weather conditions for your session. Florida can be quite variable even though Martin requests warm and sunny days with a slight breeze.

Haul-ins: $10 per day/per horse
Stall: $15/day (you clean) or $30/day (cleaned 1x/day). Open stalls are 12 x 24.
RV hook up: $25/day. Only two 30 amp available, power adaptor needed for 110V.
Bunk house style barn apartment has several beds available. $30/night
Air B and B: several nice small places in town. Most convenient. Book via Air B&B.
Gainesville: approximately 15 miles north. Many options at I-75 exit #382 & #384.
World Equestrian Center: 25 miles. “The Equestrian” is open.
Ocala hotels: approximately 28-35 miles.( Hwy 27 and interstate 75 would be best)

Cattle Fee: $60 per 3 day session or $20 per day
The sessions are held at a private residence and participants are encouraged to communicate with the owners about specific needs or questions.
Emmett Whitehurst: (352)538-4239,
Mae Whitehurst: (352) 339-4189,
(text first as we may not answer unknown area codes)

Our address for GPS:

Whitehurst  21290 NE 75th Street Williston, Florida 32696

Auditing is $30 per day, per person – 10 minutes or all day.  Please bring a chair, bag lunch and your own drinks.  The auditing fee is to be paid directly to Martin Black unless otherwise noted upon the time of arrival at the Whitehurst’s Ranch.

If you still have questions regarding riding, participating, auditing etc please email us at