French Horseback Riding

From the perched villages in Provence to the mighty castles of the Loire Valley to the seemingly endless vineyards of Bordeaux with grapes ripe and inviting to the famed whispering beaches of Normandy, France has wonders for every riders’ interest.

 

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The very name of Bordeaux has come to mean great wines. No part of France is able to produce a wider variety of the noblest wines than the Gironde area surrounding the city of Bordeaux. Riding through this area, you will have the opportunity to taste great wines such as Medoc, Cote de Blaye, Cote […]

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France’s Lavender Trail Ride

See and smell the fragrant lavender while it is in full bloom. Lush purple fields await you each day on this ride which has wonderful food each day and fun long canters through the countryside. Call us today as space is limited on these dates. 2017 Dates: June 18-24, June 25-July 1, July 2-8, July […]

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France’s Loire Valley Trail Ride

The Loire Valley is world famous for its splendid chateaux that command the landscape. A natural highway to the center of France. The Loire River was traveled from the earliest days and both Celtic and Romans were known to have used the river extensively as a trade route. Unpredictable and sometimes dangerous even today, this […]

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In the deep south of France you will have the chance to ride through one of the most unique, diverse and unspoiled areas – the Camargue.  Known for its famous cowboys, black bulls and radiant white horses, this area is a nature lovers dream. Starting in the heart of Provence, your first few days give […]

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This trip is by the ocean and features mythical castles and wonderful wines.  The Medoc is a place redolent of history and famous food. On one side you have the majestic Atlantic Ocean and on the other, the Gironde River estuary and the Landes Forest. The Medoc is the most famous area in the world for its vineyards. […]

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France’s Normandy Beaches Trail Ride

History was made on the famous beaches of Gold, Juno and Omaha on the western coast of France.  But the rich history of this area goes much further back than the mid 1900s.  The Vikings landed in Normandy in the 9th Century, and it, like the rest of France, was impacted by the French Revolution. […]

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The Dordogne Valley in Southwest France is a place where little has changed since the end of the Middle Ages. This ride in the Perigord Noir region of Dordogne takes through and around wheat fields, breeding pastures, strawberry fields, plum and chestnut orchards. You will pass castles, which have stood since the 13th century. The Black Périgord dominates the […]

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France’s Provence Inn to Inn Ride

Fields of lavender and the wonderful smells of fresh rosemary, thyme and olive trees are just a few of the pleasures that await you each day on the wonderful ride.  Riding Spanish Barb and Selle Francais horses, you will see this fertile area in the south of France the way the villagers did 200 years […]

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Provence is situated in the sun-blessed southeast corner of France, edged to the south by the Mediterranean. In a short time, Provence has changed from days of even a couple of generations ago. Formerly it was, to the French, a place of indolent country folk. To tourists, it was an idyllic spot, but one reserved […]

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Riding through the classical Provencal countryside, you will tour an area of olive groves, vineyards and lavender fields. Even the aroma of the air is a delight. You will ride out on wonderful horses to explore the hills, meadows, fields, forests, farms, abbeys and villages of the breathtaking countryside of the Luberon foothills. Fun trots […]

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