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Horse Riding Holidays Hungary – El Bronco Ranch

PRICES & DATES top

El Bronco Ranch : Prices 2020

Low Season / 1 January to 30 April & 1 October to 31 December
High Season / All other dates

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  • 3 nights
    Low Season $438
    • GBP: 335
    • EUR: 393

    High Season $516
    • GBP: 395
    • EUR: 463
  • 7 nights
    Low Season $1,013
    • GBP: 775
    • EUR: 909

    High Season $1,210
    • GBP: 925
    • EUR: 1,086

Repeat Clients Discount – Pay Low Season Price all Year
Children Discount – 20% Under 15 yrs old
Non Rider Discount – 25%

The Kiskunsag Trail Ride : Prices & Dates 2020

A beautiful moving trail through this national park, intermediate plus riders only.

  • 6 nights – $1,203
    • GBP: 920
    • EUR: 1,080

4-10 April
2-8 May
6-12 June
4-10 July
1-7 August
12-18 September
3-9 October
Vera Ledneczki Trail Workshop – European Trail Champion

  • 3 nights – $621
    • GBP: 475
    • EUR: 557

5 – 8 March 2020

Full itinerary details available on request.
Josef Dornyei Barrell Race Clinic – Barrel World Cup Finalist

  • 3 nights – $621
    • GBP: 475
    • EUR: 557

18 – 22 March 2020

Full itinerary details available on request.

Note: Rates are subject to daily exchange rate fluctuations, please refer to our ‘Terms & Conditions’ for full details.

Included – 4 hours of riding per day and full board accommodation

Excluded – Flights, airport transfers, drinks, massages, & tips

Getting There
International flight to Budapest.

Transfer
€110 / 1 – 3 people return per person
€90 / 4 plus people return per person
The drive is about 2 hours to the ranch from the airport.
You can also take the train to Soltszantimre, the transfer form station to ranch is 10 minutes and €40 return.

El Bronco Ranch : Dates 2020 

Opens all year

All our horse riding holidays hold a price guarantee. We believe in your piece of mind on price when you book one of our horse riding holidays and will refund the difference should you find the same horse riding holiday elsewhere at a lower price.

SUMMARY OF THE TRIP top

El Bronco is a fantastic style western style ranch just 2 hours form Budapest which offers everything from trail riding in the Kiskunság National Park, reining in one of their many outdoor and indoor arenas (their facilities are such that they often hold national and international reining competitions), barrel racing & pole bending courses, clinics with specialised riders like Vera Ledneczki and cutting and western horsemanship course. Locally you can visit a chees factory and sample some of the local wine. And if it all gets too much, relax in their spa and enjoy a jacuzzi, a sauna or book a massage with one of their therapists.

It’s the ideal place to visit if you really enjoy western style riding and are an enthusiast and want to visit somewhere nearer than making the longer trip over to the states. It’s also and ideal place for families, children from 8 years upwards can join you riding and non riders are welcome too.

THE RIDING top

El Bronco Ranch : Horses – There are more than 60 horses specifically bred for western riding. Most of them are quarter horses, there are paint horses, appaloosas, and some of them are half quarter horses. Out of the stable there are about 20 horses in work, the rest are foals, broodmares or retired ones. You have access to these 20 highly trained horses, which are a pleasure to ride.

El Bronco Ranch : Level of Riding & Pace – From beginners to advanced riders.

Tack – Western Style

Weight Restriction – 15st 9lbs / 100 kg / 219lbs

If you are over the limit, it is still possible to ride as there are two heavier weight carrying horses, so please let us know as early as possible as to your requirements.

El Bronco Ranch : Group Size – Maximum normally 6.

ACCOMMODATION top

There are 12 rooms across the ranch, housed in 3 separate wooden ranch style buildings, they are stylish and all have their own ensuite showers rooms.

The bar is well stocked and the food is simple, fresh, lost of salads, local meat and cheese, all washed down with good Hungarian wine!

We have travelled the world testing a huge variety of horse riding holidays to make sure we offer you, our client, the best horse riding holiday experience possible.

Our horse riding holidays are thoroughly researched – we consider all the elements that go towards making our horse riding holidays collection the best in the world. We check the quality of the horses, if they are fit for the job, well produced and looked after. We make sure the riding terrain is good going, the countryside is interesting and, for example, on Classic Dressage horse riding holidays, the arenas are in good condition. We make sure the accommodation, whether it’s a five star hotel, a farmhouse or camping, is clean and comfortable, and offers a great night’s sleep. The food is all important too – we take the time to make sure we tell you if it’s cordon bleu, home cooked, or regional and locally sourced – above all it has to be delicious, plentiful and nourishing. Last but not least, we choose the horse riding holidays that have the best hosts, who are friendly, warm and welcoming.

It’s only when all these elements come together that we add a horse riding holiday into our hand-picked collection of horse riding holidays.

Horse Riding Holidays at Homoki Lodge are part of  the Zara’s Planet collection of Horse Riding Holidays Hungary.

Please Ask About

  • Carriage Driving
  • Local Cheese Factory Tour
  • Wine Tasting

SAMPLE ITINERARY top

Ranch Stay
Each day rides go out at 9.30am to 11.30am, with a break for much and back out at 2pm till 4pm. 4 hours per day.

Kiskunsag Trail Ride Day by Day Itinerary

1.Day:
The first day is Saturday, when the guests will arrive. No riding on this day.
Roughly 4-7 hours, depending on the day.

2.Day:
We will start the trail ride on Sunday morning. After around 10 km we will reach our firs station the medieval temple Csonka Torony. This riding is mainly on the beautiful Hungarian Pusta and it is the assessment riding for the participants. There will be served picnic lunch (hot meal) here. The lunch break is 1-1,5 hour then riding back to El Bronco. Arrival time is 16:30-17:00h. Dinner from 18:00h and are welcome to use the Wellness centre (Jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath).

3.Day:
The next day after breakfast, we will ride to Kunadacs around 26 km, where the you will stay in a wood-housed guesthouse, which also has an outdoor pool. Among other things, they will have the opportunity to taste the world famous fish soup.

4.Day:
The next morning, we will continue the trip to Ballószög. During the day we will serve cold food picked up freshly from the hotels every morning. We will ride about 26km that day and will put the horses to rest at a western ranch, where if the owner is home, we have the opportunity to see a real cutting training with cows and buffaloes. The guests will go to their guesthouse Csalanosi Csarda from the ranch by car. We will have dinner and then rest.

5.Day:
The next day, after breakfast we will reach our last destination the Old Nice Farm/Venyige Farm around 28km riding. At this place we will provide pálinka tasting for our guests. It is a classical Hungarian farm, with thatch roofed village houses. The guests will stay in semiprivate rooms with exclusive bathrooms. For dinner there will be oven-baked delicacies served. The pálinka tasting and the dinner are included in the price. You can also taste delicious homemade wines, but that needs to be paid on site.

6.Day:
On Thursday we will ride back to El Bronco, where the guests can relax, enjoy the sauna or the jacuzzi, or they can request a massage. The last day trip is 25 km and arrival time is 17:00-17:30h. If wanted, departure can be from 18:00h from El Bronco. If transfer needed on Thursday the flight should not leave sooner than 21:00h from Budapest airport.

7.Day:
Breakfast & departure.

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Zara’s Planet Horse Riding Holidays Guarantee:

All our horse riding holidays hold a price guarantee. We believe in your piece of mind on price when you book one of our horse riding holidays and will refund the difference should you find the same horse riding holiday elsewhere at a lower price.

If you are having trouble finding exactly the right horse riding holiday for you from our horse riding holidays collection, please contact us directly using the form below and tell us in your own words what you would like to do and we will use our extensive knowledge to make sure we find that perfect horse riding holiday.

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Hungary Holidays Testimonials

Daisy Finer on Homoki Lodge, Hungary

The gallop through the tobacco fields and wild flowers is possibly the most sensational ride ever. The evenings are also a highlight - the galloping grooms turn into dashing, twinkle-toed dancing partners, as chivalrous as any cavalier. Don't write off Hungary as boring - this is a real gem. Those in the know keep it

Daisy Finer Tatler Magazine, Travel Guide 2013