Horse carriage tour

Do you know the smell of flowers and grass on the Puszta? Have you ever seen the waving mirage in the summer? The view of a grey cattle herd in the distance? The flowing sight of the racka flock? The cooling buffalos in a muddy lake? Have you ever heard the sound of cowbell? The poundig hooves of the stud? The snapping sound of bullwhips? The shimmering cobwebs in autumn? Or the tumbleweed that is blown away by the wind? Visit one of the oldest studs in Hungary, where by joining our carriage tour you can experience the same feeling that inspired our poets and painters. While sitting on a cart you can get to know our traditional domestic animals such as the grey cattle, racka sheep, domestic buffalo and the nonius horse breed. On the horsemen show you can be mesmerized by the perfect harmony between horse and man, you can take a look at the everyday life of them that has been the same for a few hundred years and you can also see the imressive four oxen cart. After the tour you can wonder around the stud, visit the stables and the pottery shop, where Jozsef K. Nagy manufactures the beautiful and very unique black potteries. Come into Cafe Nyerges for a refresher, a coffee before or after the puszta carriage tour. Here you can get an insight into the everyday life of the Central Stable through a glass wall. In the Visitor Center you can find an exhibition referring to horses and a souvenir shop too.

 

We kindly inform our guests that we do not run our “Puszta Carriage Tour” in Máta Stud on 27st August. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Tickets Prices
Adults 3 700HUF/person (this includes a 400HUF coupon, that can be used at the Cafe and at the gifts shop)
Child (between 6-18) 1 600HUF 
Child (under 6) free 
Family ticket (2 adults and kid/kids) 20% discount from the total price

 

Starting times

 

15th March – 31 October 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
15th-31th March, 16th-31th October 10am, 12pm, 2pm

 

Duration: 70-80 minutes

 

Paying options: debit, credit card, HUF, Euro, SZÉP card (leisure time option)

 

How to get here: from the Nine hole bridge to the direction of Hortobágy-Máta, around 3.5km

   GPS: 47.59459, 21.15656

 

Starting point: Máta Stud, Cafe Nyerges

Parking: besides Nyerges Pub (800m after the entrance on the left side) and the Gift Shop (600m after the entrance on the left)

The program depends on the weather and field conditions.The program might change due to unforeseen reasons.

Please be at the place of the departure 20 minutes before start.

Previous reservation is a must for groups (booking before arriving).

For individual guests booking is recommended to join the tour.

Further information: 

Phone: +36 70 492 7655

E-mail: mataimenes@hortobagy.eu

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