The horse has always been man’s best friend. Its beauty, elegance, a long tradition of its breeding and strengths that ennobles it are some of the characteristics that are reasons why you should spend your free time with them. Surrounded by Lipizzaners in the untouched nature, you will feel a true connection with these wonderful noble creatures and nature. A plain ordinary day will become one of your unforgettable memories.

PROGRAMMES FOR PENSIONERS

UMIROVLJENICI

The horse has always been man’s best friend. Its beauty, elegance, a long tradition of its breeding and strengths that ennobles it are some of the characteristics that are reasons why you should spend your free time with them. Surrounded by Lipizzaners in the untouched nature, you will feel a true connection with these wonderful noble creatures and nature. A plain ordinary day will become one of your unforgettable memories.

PACKAGE – I

Basic programme – MEET STUD FARM ĐAKOVO

Programme Duration: 45 minutes (per location)

Price: 20,00 kn per person (visit to one of the locations of your choice)

Price: 30,00 kn per person (visit to both of the locations)

The basic program includes visits to the following locations:

  1. Stallion station– (in the centre of the Town of Đakovo), Augusta Šenoe 45, 31400 Đakovo
  2. Ivandvor– (6 km from the centre of the Town of Đakovo – next to the bypass leading to the motorway).
  3. Stallion station and Ivandvor

LOCATION Stallion station

A walking tour accompanied by a tourist guide of the Stud Farm, retelling the story about horses, a short story about its history, meeting the life of Lipizanners and horse sports. Horse training and dressage is conducted at this location in the centre of the town.

Visitors accompanied by a tour guide can see:

  • horse stables (3 separate stables where horses are situated)
  • the biggest closed riding hall in Croatia (approx. 4200 m2),
  • outdoor racetrack
  • a collection of horse carriages and trophies won at competitions
  • a horse promenade
  • dressage and horse hurdling terrain
  • children’s playground
  • visit to a souvenir shop

LOCATION IVANDVOR

Ivandvor, a protected cultural asset, was built more than a hundred years ago. Visit the location using the tourist paths, while being accompanied by a tour guide, watching mares, their foals and colts in the surroundings of untouched nature. There are 120 Lipizzan horses at this location.

The visit to the location includes:

  • visit to an authentic Slavonian village household (Slavonian crop storage or ambar, a well sweep, a well and a stone oven)
  • viewpoint where tourists can enjoy never ending pastures where the stud herd spend their entire days in summer,
  • location where the solemn reception of British Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Princess Anne during their visit to the Stud Farm Đakovo took place in 1972,
  • visitors are allowed to take photographs
  • resting spots are ensured on oak benches and in a few gazebos installed along the tourist paths and next to the paddocks

PACKAGE – II

Basic programme MEET STUD FARM ĐAKOVO + ride in a Lipizzan carriage (15 minutes in the town)

Programme Duration: 1.5 hours

Price: 50.00 kn per person (visit to one of the locations of your choice)

Price: 60.00 kn per person (visit to both of the locations)

Program Schedule: to be agreed with the employees of the Tourist Department

RIDE IN A LIPIZZANER CARRIAGE

After dull everyday routines, traffic jams and important obligations, you should do something for yourself. A ride in a Lipizzaner carriage through the streets of the Town of Đakovo, at the heart of Slavonia, is an everlasting experience. You will explore the attractions of our town, a town with a soul that awaits travellers with its hands wide open and a smile. Do not miss the opportunity to bring home a segment of history, the beauty of the Slavonian plain and an everlasting experience.

PACKAGE – III

Basic programme MEET STUD FARM ĐAKOVO + HORSE SHOW

Programme Duration: 1.5 – 2.5 hours

Price: 40,00 kn per person (visit to one of the locations of your choice)

Price: 50,00 kn per person (visit to both locations)

Programme Schedule: to be agreed with the employees of the Tourist Department

HORSE SHOWS

Horse shows are bilingual 30-minute shows (apart from Croatian, they are in English and German) intended for domestic and foreign tourists of all ages. There are music shows that present the trainings and dressage of horses conducted at the National Stud Farm Đakovo.

The show with horse riders includes the Quadrilla with four riders and the work of two riders- the so-called Pas de Deux, while the other part of the show features separate numbers of one-horse, two-horse and four-horse carriages.

 

The calendar of future horse shows is set out on the website of the Stud Farm Đakovo.

It is also possible to organize shows, out of the set calendar, for organized groups consisting of at least 80 visitors.

ANNOUNCE YOUR VISIT

Information and reservations:

tel:  00 385 / 31 / 822 – 535

fax: 00 385 / 31 / 822 – 530

web: www.ergela-djakovo.hr

e-mail: sbutkovic@dedl.hr

Contact Person: Silvija Butković – Senior Expert Officer for tourism and marketing

Mobile: 000 385 99 / 215 – 2378

Address: Državna ergela Đakovo, Augusta Šenoe 45, 31400 Đakovo, Croatia