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Welcome to Ranch Chivas! If you want to try best riding experience in Croatia and improve your horse riding skills, you are on the right place. I can show you the best trails in mountain of north-west part of Croatia, where is served best homemade food,what to see or where to stay,all of that from saddle. Excellent experience for you and your horse. After this adventure your horse will be braver, smarter and stronger and you will be more relaxed rider.
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Socializing with horses – PETHRASTI estate

It was middle of summer , riding to beautiful family estate, surrounded by forest. Riding to Pethrasti estate was nice, thrue forest, accross streams and in little part thrue village. We came with horses to entertain guests. Everyone reacted excelent to horses, really wonderful!
Estate is in the middle of oak forest, far from any signes of civilization. Without noise , smog and mobile phone signals. With a light brezze , which alleviates strong summer sun . Our host prepared and served for us nice local food. We spent a day with beautiful people, had
fun with horses and dogs and more relaxing time, not bad, right ? In any case worth to try!


Family day at the farm Martincevic

Love between horses and children is unbreakable. There is no words that can describe children happiness when they see horses. Every time when we pass through the villages,you can see and hear children as they are calling: horses, horses are coming. For that reason we always find a free time to spend a day with our little friends and their families. It was hot summer day and lots of kids wanted to try ride. Riding was free for everyone. Despite hot summer weather our horses: Calvados, Sokol, Spirit, Fico patiently carry on children and their parents. At the end of the day many off children get a new friend.



Local guide in Croatia for THE ATHENS-KASSEL RIDE 2017

Peter van der Gugten contacted me to join them on their rode thrue Croatia. Their ride strated in Greece and finished at Kassel. Foure riders and their logistics begin their ride in Greece, road thrugh Macediona and Serbia. I joined them on Serbian border. On that advanture I met Peter van der Gugten, Tina Boche, David Wewetzer, Mark Wallis and Samuel Devereux. They was excellent team, I leard a lot from them, and enjoyed their company. Ride in Croatia was late because we had problems on broder. We lost 5 days on Serbian – Croatian border (EU border) because we had problem with paperwork, but we solve that. After we entered Croatia, we rode thrue Slavonia, eastern part of Croatia, for 3 days. Then we put horses in trailers and drowe to central Croatia. After two more days of riding we came to Zagorje, to my ranch in Zeljeznica, to Ranch Chivas. Next day at ranch Chivas, Ross Birrell joined us, to film beautiful terrain of mountain Ivanscica. They filmed whole day, we had brake at mounatin house Lujcekova hiza. In late afternoon we came to Budinscina for dinner and overnight stay. When we wake up in Budinscina, we prepared horses and rode to Marija Bistrica, where we had press conference. After that we had dinner at Zacretje. After dinner riders and their horses left Croatia, and went to Slovenia. It was time to say goodbye to excelent team and so nice horses. Thx guys for everything
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