Horse Back Riding Near Paris?

Apr 12th, 2007, 07:14 PM
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Horse Back Riding Near Paris?

I am an avid equestrian. Does anyone know of a place you can rent horses/ride near Paris? I would need someplace reasonably reachable by Subway,etc. as we are staying in the Latin Quarter and not renting a car. Thank you!
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Apr 12th, 2007, 07:45 PM
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No. Would you be satisfies with a beautiful horse barn from the 1800s and a horse museum. The town of Chantilly is a good day trip from Paris.
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Apr 13th, 2007, 04:11 AM
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An old list but the numbers might still be good

Societe Equestre de L'Etrier, Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris, telephone
Bayard UCPA Centre Equestre, Bois de Vincennes, 12th, telephone or
Cercle Hippique du Bois de Vincennes, 8 rue de Fontenay, 94130 Nogent-dur-Marne, Telephone
Centre Equestre de la Villette, 9 Boulevard Macdonald, 19th, telephone
Centre Hippique du Touring Club, Route de la Muette a Neuilly, 16th, telephone
Centre Equestre de la Cartoucheries, Bois de Vincennes, 12th, telephone
Poneyland d'Anthony, 77 Rue Roger Salengro, 92160 Antony, telephone
Poneyland et Education Canine, Route de Versailles, RN 186, 78170 La Celle-Saint-Cloud, telephone

The Bayard center in the 12th is probably the closest
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Apr 14th, 2007, 08:38 AM
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Hi All,

First, thanks for the responses so far. Jody - on that list you posted, are those all private stables or stables that will allow you to rent a horse/equipment. I wasn't planning on packing my helmet, etc. and my husband is a non-rider. So would we both be ok? Thanks SO much!
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Apr 14th, 2007, 08:42 AM
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I would say that a trip to Chantilly and the Living Horse Museum is indispensable, even if you don't ride there.
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Apr 14th, 2007, 08:44 AM
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If you are a very serious and very knowledgeable horse person you should not miss the opportunity to go the Chantilly Horse Museum. It is excellent.
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Apr 14th, 2007, 08:44 AM
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Oh and thank you amwosu. I had completely forgotten the museum was there. That will be a must-see for me! I'm already excited to go!
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