ĐAKOVO ERGELA

Selective breeding and the oldest institutions in the Republic of Croatia.

Selective breeding and the oldest institutions in the Republic of Croatia.

Ergela in Djakovo founded by Bosnian Srijem bishops, on their property in Djakovo that they received from the Croatian-Hungarian king Koloman 1239th Year. This grant is the 1244th In otvrdio King Bela IV. The first written records of the horses Đakovo episcopal estates come from the 1374th On the occasion of the wedding in Djakovo Bosnian Ban company with Bulgarian princess Dorotea. Paddock considered the year of the 1506th Years, because for the first time mentioned the name paddock, that the bishop had Mijo Kesarić paddock of 90 Arabian horses. The 1524th After the exile of Turks (1687 when available). Ðakovo paddock renewed 1706th The Bishop Duro Patacic. The 1806th Lipica stud farm is placed in front of Napoleon Djakovo. On almost exclusive breeding Lipizzan horses crossed the Đakovo during episcopate of Bishop JJStrossmayera, great Croatian cultural workers and patrons. The paddock was known throughout the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Ergela is the oldest breeding and selection of institutions in the Republic of Croatia. Today paddock Đakovo kept extremely valuable genetic material, which improves the successful selection of horse population, the Lipizzaner breed. So valuable breeding material for Croatia and cultural good, that we show the world that our predecessors knew longtime work on horse breeding to preserve and improve the state of horse breeding.