Tourist Information,  Vendee History,  Accommodation,   Photos,   Reviews,  Maps,
Vendee Guide en Francais
Things to do in the Vendee
Arts & Crafts
Sporting activities
Fishing in the Vendee
Walking in the Vendee
Cycling in the Vendee
Sailing in the Vendee
Surfing in the Vendee
Karting in the Vendee
Horseriding in the Vendee
Adventure Parks
Flying over the Vendee
Canoe & Kayak
Boating Licience
Diving in the Vendee
Boat Charters
Swimming in the Vendee
Water Sports
Haras de la Vendee

Horse Riding in the Vendée

Throughout the Vendée you will find numerous establishments that cater for those who have a passion for horse riding, or for those who just want an hour or two with friends or family on horseback. If you want to take in the wide skies and find those hidden treasures amongst the diverse landscapes of the Vendée, then trekking on horseback or by horse drawn caravan cannot be bettered, and you will find that here in the Vendée there is a great deal to choose from.

Below are some of the centres that specialise in horse riding.

L'Aiguillon sur Mer. Ranch de Cacharel 02 51 29 42 82.
Pony riding 1-4 hrs. Beginners games

St. Radegonde des Noyers. Centre de Dressage.  02 51 27 04 92
Hire of carriage with driver, carriage driving courses.

Fontenay le Comte.
                           L'Etrier Fontenaisien   02 51 51 11 34
Horse riding lessons,outings, courses
                           l'Ane Vert. 02 28 13 08 98
Trekking with a donkey, trips in Mervent forest and Marais Poitevin.

St Maurice des Noues and Vouvant. La Garreliere.
Bruno & Beatrice Ripaud Tel 02 51 00 81 55.

St Hilaire des Loges. Tel 02 51 52 13 71

Benet. Stable of the Marais.

St. Hermine. Roulottes du sud Vendée. Horse drawn caravans. Tel 02 51 46 83 49

Talmont St.Hilaire.
Club Hippique Sablais, Talmont-saint-Hilaire. Tel 02 51 22 07 67

Le Pre Danseur,l'Anedret,Talmont-Saint-Hilaire. Tel 06 83 25 56 79

Les Ecuries de Grobreuil. Tel 06 83 28 96 77

Mandala Ranch Horse and poney riding in the village and in the forest - chemin de la Casse à la Bonne Femme -les Conches -85560 Longeville-sur-Mer- Tél. 06 33 74 40 44
Ranch Les Ecureuils.
30 bis, rue des Tulipes - Les Conches - 85560 Longeville-sur-Mer - Tel. 06 07 12 81 83 - 02 51 33 87 16
Breeding ponies and horses on sale.
Horse Riding from 1 hour to whole day  (reservation). Livery - training - breeding - western riding.
Open the whole year.

La Roche-sur-Yon:
Ferme Equestre D'Emile Pat. La Combe, La Tablier, Tel 02 51 46 72 19.
Horse, donkey and carriage rides. Open April/Oct.

Ferme Equestre Relais Bigaudiere.  La Bigaudière, Aubigny
Tél:    Site :  Hores/carriage rides

Ferme Equestre Les Borderies. Les Borderies, Saint-Florent-des-Bois

Les Ecuries De Salene  La Chevrolière, Nesmy   Tél:

Ferme Des Longs Crins. Les Basses Crèches, St Florent des Bois

Les Crins Verts.  La Grange,Fougeré    Tèl:                   

THE Lazy V.P Ranch.  La Laiterie, Dompierre-sur-Yon Tèl:

Les Ecuries de Monconseil.  Monconseil, Les Clouzeaux
                                            Tèl:   Horse & pony rides

Les Sables d'Olonne;
Sablais Horse-riding and Pony Club
Certified "Cheval Qualité France" & "Poney Qualité France" standards. Horse and pony riding lessons for beginners and advanced riders. First-rate facilities on a 5-hectare site.
Indoor manège, 3 outdoor schools, cross-country course.
Tarifs: 1 hour with horse €16, 1 hour with pony €13. Hand-led rides from €4 to €8 for 3 to 6 years old.
Open all year round. From Monday to Saturday from 10.00 7 p.m..
July-August from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m..

Sauveterre Horse-Riding Centre, Olonne-sur-mer
Located close to the forest and beaches of Olonne, the centre offers horse and pony rides on the beach, in the forest or through the marshes. Horse-riding lessons given by state-qualified instructors, from beginners to advanced.
1 hour with horse €17. 2 hours with horse in the forest or the marshes €30.   1/4 hour with pony €5 2 hours with horse on the beach €35.  1/2 hour with pony €8

Belle Noue Horse-Riding Centre, Château d’Olonne
Indoor riding school. Horse and pony rides. From 3 yrs.1 hour with baby pony €13. 1 hour with horse €16

La Brissonière horse farm at Vairé
Horse and pony rides, and
horse-drawn rides for all the family.
Introductory pony and harnessing course for 5 to 12 years olds.

St Jean de Monts; La Chevauchee des Dunes, Ave des Epines, Orouet, Tel. 06 87 48 12 97.
Club Hippique le Havre de Vie, Route du Mailleau. Tel 02 51 58 27 30.
Nellys Ranch. Rue du Moulin Casse. Tel 06 23 13 76 25.

St.Reverend. Centre Equestre de l'Aumariere. Tel.06 84 87 45 04.
Horse & pony riding.
Spectacles Equestrian every Tuesday & Friday evening, 20h to 22h Tarif 8€ under 10's 6€.

Haras de la Vendée. La Roche-sur-Yon.
Situated in the heart of La Roche-sur-Yon in an 11 acre park, the Haras de la Vendée is a real trip into the horse world. There is a regular equestrian show put on throughout the year.
Read more

Horse Racing. Hippodrome des Sables d'Olonne.
From June to late September, mainly trotting races but also some gallops.

Return to find more
Activites of the Vendée
    Contact us     Advertise     Accommodation     Legal  Site Map
In accordance with the law "and Freedoms" of January 6, 1978, you have the right to access and rectify information concerning you. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us.
© Copyright 2009-12                                                                           This Website is built with Bluevoda from Vodahost
extreme web hosting