Riding Only


Improve your riding and equitation skills with one of our schoolmaster horses or ponies. All lessons are a maximum of 3 people of similar level. As a small stables we are able to maximise your time to learn new skills and improve your riding technique. Riding packages are for total beginners to advanced riders.



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We live in a beautiful 15th Century house with warm and comfortable spacious rooms. We have just renovated a 64m square room to sleep up to 6 students with an ensuite bathroom and sitting room. We also have a newly renovated independent 2 bedroom studio with its own kitchen and bathroom next to the house.

All of the horses and ponies are individually stabled. We have a 60 x 20 arena with training mirrors, Round pen and Jumping paddock.

Riding lessons are on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with an outing on Wednesday.

Additional activities can include Swimming, Tennis, Badminton, Movies, Visit to Cadre Noir, Wool workshop, Arts and Crafts, Kayaking and Picnic at the lake.

1 week stay is from 3pm Sunday to before 11am Saturday Meals and Wednesday outing are included

Daily Program

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07:30 Wake up
08:00 Breakfast
08:30 Prepare horses / ponies and riding lesson
10:30 Grooming and Stable Management
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Other Activies Monday and Wednesday
14:00 Hack Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
16:00 Evening Stables
18:00 Showers / Free Time
20:00 Dinner with the family
21:00 Free Time
22:00 Bed
22:45 Lights Out


  • By Train : 40 minutes from Poitiers or Saumur Station. There are direct trains from Paris and Bordeaux to Poitiers; they are both approximately 2 hours by train.
  • By Plane : 40 minutes from Poitier Airport, 1.5 hours from Tours airport and 2 hours from Nantes airport. Transfers are available.


  • 1 week Riding only stay 750€
  • 2 weeks Riding only stay 1550€