The Official Network
of The Horse Capital of The World® 
 Covering all equine disciplines while promoting the Ocala/Marion County FL region.
Launched in 2018, Horse Capital Television  is the official video network of the Horse Capital of The World®. Kaplan Media partnered with the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' & Owners Association and Horse Capital Digest to create relevant content that supports the industry.
Monthly video content features all equine disciplines while promoting the Ocala Marion County, FL region.
 Trademarked as Horse Capital of the World®, Ocala/Marion County in Central Florida has more equines than any other in the United States. 

Barbara Hooper 

is the host of Horse Capital Television, a lover of all things equestrian and a seasoned television personality, Barb is excited to highlight local equestrian life for connoisseurs and novices alike. Barb began her career as a photographer for a Fox affiliate station in Green Bay, Wisconsin. From there, she moved up through ranks as a one man band, reporter, weekend anchor, and finally a main anchor back home in Illinois.  After becoming a mother and evaluating her preferences and priorities, she headed down south, trading wind and snow for sunshine and horses. In making the shift, she has now embraced a life in which she can combine her passions for both TV and horses. 

Sean Kaplan 

is the Executive Producer of Horse Capital Television with over 25 years of television production management & experience.

He is also the owner of Kaplan Media and

Kaplan Advertising based in Ocala/Marion County.

Steve Weaver 

is the art director of Horse Capital Television with 30 years of graphic design experience.

Steve studied illustration at the prestigious Ringling School of Art & Design. 

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