Zobnatica

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Zobnatica
Зобнатица
Zobnatica, Andrásnépe
Village
Zobnatica kaštel (now a hotel)
Zobnatica kaštel (now a hotel)
Zobnatica is located in Serbia
Zobnatica
Zobnatica
Coordinates: 45°52′N 19°38′E / 45.867°N 19.633°E / 45.867; 19.633
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Population (2002)
 • Total 309
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Zobnatica (Serbian Cyrillic: Зобнатица, Hungarian: Andrásnépe) is a village in northern Vojvodina. It is situated in the Bačka Topola municipality, itself a part of the North Bačka District. The village a population of 309 people of mostly Hungarians (according to the 2002 census). Zobnatica is also a known and successful horse stable, being the home for several winning horses that achieved success in Yugoslavia and, today, Serbia.

The Zobnatica stable[edit]

Zobnatica stable

The tradition of horse breeding in the region has lasted continuously for hundreds of years, and Zobnatica has been a known horse breeding place for almost 500 years. The horse farm in Zobnatica was founded in 1779 by Bela Vojnic.

The Zobnatica stable encompasses a hippodrome, stables, a museum, a hotel and a restaurant. It has had a tradition of breeding thoroughbred horses for over two hundred years. The achievements of the Zobnatica horses are held in the museum, which is built in the shape of a horseshoe, and the former family hall now holds the hotel.

Kastel 1846

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Coordinates: 45°52′N 19°38′E / 45.867°N 19.633°E / 45.867; 19.633