Considering the success recorded in the recent years by organizing Karpatia Horse Show – an international equestrian event held on the Cantacuzino domain in Floresti, Prahova, the first edition of Karpatia Pony Show was announced for this year, at the end of May.
From May 27 to 28, 2017, in the Prahova County, on the Cantacuzino domain in Floresti, will be held Karpatia Pony Show 2017, an event for both families with children and horse lovers of any age. It’s the first edition of this competition, where the public will attend original competitions, games, pony presentations, being also allowed to attend various recreational activities in the generous area of the domain provided by the Cantacuzino Floresti Foundation.
There will be two equestrian competitions with ponies, respectively horses, at the Karpatia Pony Show: one of them is “The Pony Contest”, where riders will attend with ponies of various dimensions, races and ages and will participate in training, obstacle or harness tests; the other one is “The National Complete Test Contest” for one-star riders, novices and pre-novices, operating as a training stage for the international event Karpatia Horse Show, which will be held this year in autumn. “At the first edition of Karpatia pony Show, there will also be Working Equitation tests, a less known discipline to the Romanian public, including skillfulness demonstrations and games, pony harnesses and a spectacular show of horse acrobatics performed by the Cross-Country Farm sportsmen. For the outdoor activities, there will be a large outdoor recreational area for the public, designed for families with children. Being entitled “Ciresarii 2.0 in natura”, it will include recreation with ponies and horses, carriages, creative and educational workshops for children and young people, a unique adventure park for mountain biking, as well as for flying fox, archery, shooting with airsoft rifle, bungee; there is also a volleyball field and much more. Moreover, nature lovers will benefit from different ways to discover the Cantacuzino domain, an architectural and landscape ensemble that is part of the Romanian cultural heritage, managed by the Cantacuzino Floresti Foundation”, announced the organizers of the Karpatia Pony Show 2017.
The Cantacuzino domain in Floresti, Prahova is an extremely generous place with an area of 130 hectares, with alleys of chestnuts and charming ruins surrounded by kilometers of walls made at the request of Grigore Cantacuzino and Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino, the so-called “Nababul” (“The Nabob”). The domain is managed by the Cantacuzino Floresti Foundation.
For the Romanian tourists, the journey is simpler, since the domain is located near the tourist resorts in Prahova, only one hour from Bucharest or Brasov.