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Meeting: Ygrande
Airport:   Clermont-Ferrand       Train station:   Moulins s/Allier (32 km / 20 miles)
Transfer: by taxi from train station    Distance: 100 km / 64 miles

Best to arrive by rental car. Otherwise take train to Moulins s/Allier (about 2 hrs south of paris by train) and transfer can be arranged from there
Check-in from 3 to 8pm / Check-out by 11am

Tack: French trekking, English
Horses: English Thoroughbred, French Saddle Horse or Selle Francais
Pace: All paces according to riding level
Level: Riding Level (Click for legend) (2 to 3 out of 5)    Novice to Intermediate
Age: Min 6
Weight: Max 198 lbs (90 kg)
Riders: Min 2 riders Max 6 riders

Covered arena (20m x 40m)
Two outdoor arenas (30m x 60m and 20m x 40m)
Panel walker (for 4 horses)
Lunging ring
23 stalls (3m x 3m)
Gallop track (800m)
64 acres of fields
Paddocks (300m² à 800m²)
Numerous trails on and outside of the property

Annabelle Freby manages the business but focuses on the race horse activity.
Julien and Alix (professional instructors) share their time to provide instruction from Tuesday to Sunday morning.
When necessary, Suzan Roberts, English native and non-professional rider, provides assistance for English translation.

Passport and Visa Requirements: Passport valid for at least three months beyond length of stay required by all nationals referred to in the chart above except: (a) 1. EU nationals holding a valid national ID card. Passport NoteFranc. more
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Auvergne Chateau Equestrian Escape
Tour Code: IT-FRSRYG
6 days / 5 nights ~$1,685.00
Dates : February to December

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
B 2022 04/08 - 06/30 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - Mid 2 /6 Reserve
A 2022 07/01 - 09/18 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - High 2 /6 Reserve
B 2022 09/19 - 10/01 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - Mid 2 /6 Reserve
B 2022 10/22 - 11/06 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - Mid 2 /6 Reserve
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Tack: French trekking, English
Horses: English Thoroughbred, French Saddle Ho...
Pace: All paces according to riding level

Airport: Clermont-Ferrand
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