Open Gate Farm FL 14626 West Hwy 318 Williston Fl 32696
Phone: 352-528-1003                      Email:        

                             Cead Milte Failte (A Hundred Thousand Welcomes)


A special Welcome, Huan Ying, Bienvenido, Bienvenue, Wilkommen, Benvenuto from Hugh and Carole,  your hosts, to those attending courses at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.  We are conveniently located 4 miles west of the Institute on CR318.

The Open Gate Farm welcomes guests in the great Irish tradition of hospitality and GREAT home cooked food to our 10 year old Eco Friendly farmhouse on 23 acres of rolling farmland located just 7.5 miles west of I-75 Exit 368 in beautiful Marion County Florida.    As your hosts,  we live here on premises where we can better serve you.    You will also be able to enjoy some of the finest fresh roasted coffees in the world direct from our own coffee roastery on premise, then take some home when you leave.    Check out our coffees on the RESERVATIONS/COFFEE ORDER TAB

Please book your room as soon you are accepted into the program.  We fill our rooms quickly 

                                    CURRENT AVAILABILITY: AS March 20, 2018

Spring 2018 Acupuncture Course (Feb,April,June):  Completely Booked.  If you want to be put on waiting list for any cancellations, please contact us at

March Food Therapy course:  4 Standard rooms
Palliative Care Course April:
Standard rooms available

May Vet Tech course: Availabilty

Bruce Ferguson Topographical course May:  3 Standard rooms available

IVMI Course (July, Sept, Nov) all three sessions: Availability

Fall 2018 Acupuncture (Aug,Oct,Dec) ALL 3 sessions: 13 Standard rooms available

September Advanced Small Animal : Availability

Tui-Na Fall Session Oct 18-20 : Availability

International Conference Nov 1-4 (Three Night Minimum Required ): availability

 Please click on tab "Online Reservation"  to make your reservations.  Make sure you put Class name, dates, and any dietary needs in "comment box" prior to check out.  We require one night deposit to hold your reservation.

If you have any questions regarding accommodations, please call 352-528-1003