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Horseback riding

IMG_0400In the Istrian village of Manjadvorci only 18 km away from Pula, 2001 emerged is Ranch Barba Tone. IMG_0370Since then till today more than is twenty horses carried on their backs hundreds of tourists – riders and non-riders. The vast majority of them are coming back, and why, discover for yourself. Horseback riding is available all year round.

IMG_0380For those who want to know more they will learn all about Istrian historical landmarks in the oldest town of the largest Croatian peninsula – Nesactium. The most enduring skilled riders awaits exciting one-day and multi-day trips as well as training throughout Istria and during all seasons.
Horses can stay in our house for horses. We offer one-day, seven-day and annual accommodations for horses. Horses are taken in grazing and horse boxes are cleaned on daily basis . Horses that are designed for Endurance are taken to complete training.IMG_0371

For children we organize seven-day summer and winter children’s camps. In winter camps, we also initiate riding permits and licenses for long distance riding.

In the autumn, winter and spring you can attend our riding school and therapeutic riding.

Unique excursions

PICNIC AT SEAdjecji05

Riding through the wilderness we come to the bay “Blaz” where is the Spring of drinking water. After a picnic and visit to the old mills, you can swim with the horses in the sea.

Duration:

9:00-16:00

Track length:

30 km

Minimum number of persons:

6

 

VICINA CAVEIMG_0386

We leave with ranch riding northward through untouched nature passing through forests and meadows . Clay court is suitable for experienced riders and those who want to become. After an hour of riding we stop at the church of St. Peter and Paul, which is also the highest point in our region.
Then we descend to the cave where we go with horses in its bottom we see the century-old water game in the cave. With horses we travel inside the dark cave (taking photographs is alowed), then we go out riding outside. On the way back we stop in the village Bateli where we meet our host Mladen. There we can taste ham, homemade cheese, cottage cheese wine. Mladen also raise cows, there we can play with calves or milk the cow. After break we return to the ranch.

Duration:

4 hours

Included:

(Horseback riding, cave tour, cheese tasting and drinking)

Minimum number of persons:

6

 

Village ProdolIMG_0403

We ride through the valley and rocky part of Istria with a tour of Istrian kažuns. This route is ideal for beginners where after one hour of riding we take a break for eating lunch, and then we return to the ranch by different path.

Duration:

3 hours

Track length:

10 km

Minimum number of persons:

4

PANORAMA BAY BLAZIMG_0396

Beautiful panoramic tour on the east coast of Istria. Moving from Ranch Barba Tone, after an hour and a half of riding you arrive in the valley of Blaz. There you can drink fresh spring water from many sources that surround the old mills.
After visiting the old mills you ride through the sea to the road which takes you two and half hours through the Istrian nature back to the ranch.
The trip is suitable for medium-good and good riders.
The trip is available all year round.

Duration:

4 hours

Track leghth:

12 km

Minimum number of persons:

4

 

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Weekend Excursion:
Friday: morning or afternoon arrival in Bratulići on accommodation in Villa delle Rondini

Saturday:
• 09:00 – breakfast in Agropansion Bratulići
• 10:00 – ranch – Vicina cave
• 12:00 – lunch – Pizzeria Luna or Agropansion Bratulići
• 14:00 – departure
• 17:00 – arrival in Hrboki, tiding
• 19:00 – dinner

Sunday:
• 09:00 – breakfast in Agropansion Bratulići
• 11:00 – Blaz bay, the old mills, the mouth of the river Rasa, Gulf of drinking water
• 13:30 – departure, lunch in Agropansion Bratulići or Luna Pizzeria
• 15:30 – departure
• 16:30 – arrival at the ranchIf you have your own horses and you want to spend the weekends with them to explore Istria feel free to bring them and place them in our house for horses.

Note: All riders are insured.

 
 

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