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Saumur has a long
history with horses as it was home to the French Calvary
Academy, and is home to the Cadre Noir horsemen, based at
the French National Riding School, whose performances of
riding tricks and skills only helps confirm their status as
some of the best horsemen in the world. The annual Carousel
(an equestrian show that takes place in July) draws
thousands of visitors.
You can visit and take guided tours in which you can watch training sessions
(mornings only) and have a look around the stables.
dressage are given by the Cadre Noir, the former cavalry trainers
you can get programme details from the tourist office in town.
Place de la Bilange
49400 Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 20 60
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Chateau de Saumur
For kids around Saumur