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Horse riders greet Košice

11.10.2021   News

The end of the riding and hunting season is connected with the festive Hubert's ride. The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, together with the City of Košice, organizes it on Friday, October 15, 2021. Hubert's ride honors riders, athletes and horses, who serve man, represent him and help him at work throughout the year. It is held in honor of St. Hubert - the patron saint of hunters and horsemen.

Exactly at noon, the horse riders will meet at the bronze statue of Ardo on the premises of the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice. From there, they will be escorted along Komenského and Hlavná streets to the State Theater. There will be a rider's arrival, ceremonial fanfares and the rules of Hubert's ride at 1 p.m. Then the riders go on a traditional "fox hunt".

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The program:
12.00 Arrival of riders around the statue of Ardo in the UVLF complex on Komenského street
12.30 City procession - transfer of riders and carriages from the UVLF complex along Komenského and Hlavná streets to the State Theater
13.00 Opening ceremony in front of the State Theater and decoration of the riders
13.30 Departure of riders from Hlavná street and "fox hunting" in the forests around Bankov