This prestigious national equestrian academy trains France’s future riding stars. Unique in Europe, the Cadre Noir de Saumur has 400 horses, extensive stables, five Olympic-size riding rings, and miles of specially laid tracks. Try for a morning tour, which gives you a chance to admire the horses in training. A gala equestrian performance is put on for enthusiastic crowds during special weekends in March, April, June, July, and October; reservations are a must.
Av. de l'Ecole Nationale d'Equitation, Saumur, 49400, France
Mar 29, 2011
We took a tour because it was raining and what a pleasant surprise. Even not being horse people we enjoyed it very much. The show was great and the horses more beautiful than you can imagine. It is a "world class" facility and it shows.