Upcoming events at the National Stud Farm Topolcianky in 2020

The National Stud Farm Topoľčianky has prepared a lot of interesting events for all the horse lovers even in the season 2020.

The most popular event of all is the Open Day. It takes place every year on 1st May. More than 16 000 people cross the gate of the stud. All the visitors can see the historical stables, five horse breeds bred at the stud, Hipological Exposition with the collection of precious carriages and harnesses. The part of this day is also presentation of handicraftsmen and for the youngest there will be carousels and other attractions. In the morning, the visitors can watch the public trainings of sport horses. The most attractive part is the gala program in the afternoon. The National Stud Farm and its guests are presenting their breeding and equestrian work there.

In the calendar, there are eight sport competitions in the equestrian’s disciplines such as dressage, show jumping, driving and endurance. Apart from that there will be two racing days. The peak of every sport season in all equestrian disciplines is the National Championship. This year the spectators will have opportunity to watch the championship in dressage and in driving. Show jumping competitions are also very attractive, they take place in three dates. After a short break, the stud returns to the organization of endurance competition. There will be races to 40, 60 and 80 km distances. All spectators have the entry free to the sport events at the National Stud Farm Topolcianky.

The tourist season officially starts on 1st May every year. The visitors can visit the stud with a guide every hour – first entry 9:00, the last entry 14:00 – from Tuesday until Friday. During the weekends, unless there is another event, the open hours are from 14:00 until 17:00 unlimitedly. For the public, there are also prepared so called „family trips “. They are organized during the Easter or bank holidays. By all occasions, there is a small souvenir shop where people can buy something to remember the National Stud Farm Topolcianky.

The youngest like the arrival of St. Nicolaus to the stud. It happens every year on 6th December. There is always an engaging fairy-tale played by the horses and riders in beautiful costumes. Ear-catching music emphasises the magic of the story. At the end of the event, St. Nicolaus comes and gives all children small presents.

During all the events, the parking is available near the stud. We gladly welcome you in our premises.

More information about the up-coming events will be published on the web page of the National Stud Farm Topolcianky www.nztopolcianky.sk.

The Calendar of the events at the National Stud Farm Topolcianky 2020


10.-13.4.            Easter at the National Stud Farm Topolcianky

30.4.                   Rehearsal of the Open Day


1.5.                      The Open Day

8.5.                      Family Trips

16.-17.5.             Show-jumping competitions


13.-14.6.            Dressage competitions

21.6.                   Races

27.-28.6.             Slovak Championship in Dressage – Young horses, ponies


12.7.                   Races

17.-19.7.             Slovak Championship in Dressage – children, juniors, seniors

25.-26.7.            Slovak Championship in Driving


8.-9.8.                  Show-jumping competition


1.9.                      Farewell to the Summer

12.-13.9.             Show-jumping competition


2.-3.10.                Endurance Competition

17.10.                 Hubert Ride


6.12.                   Arrival of St. Nicolaus

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