Equestrian Centre of La Garangeoire

La Garangeiore offers equestrian activities for beginner to advanced riders : Lead Pony riding, riding lessons, trail riding, pony-games…

Lessons are given by a qualified instructor.

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The cavalry consists of horses and ponies of various sizes and levels, this will allow us to select the right horse for the comfort and security of our riders.

Looking for a riding school in the Vendée?

The Equestrian Centre is also open to people outside the Campsite La Garangeoire, advance booking is requested.

For more information and to book please call us:

La Garangeoire Equestrian Centre & Pony Club
Saint-Julien des Landes – Vendée – France
Tel. +33 6 84 72 36 51 or +33 2 51 46 65 39.

La Garangeoire Equestrian Centre Facility:

  • Arena of 1500 m2 (with lighting)
  • 6 stalls
  • Saddlery
  • Trail obstacles in the forest, cavaletti
  • 200 acres of woodland, forest and private roads. All around the lakes of La Garangeoire for the trail ridings.

An equestrian centre in Vendée


Throughout the year present:

  • the ponies Arabot, Fanny, Karel, Lisa, Nevada, Noirault, Légende and Lex’us.
  • the horses Câline, Lover, Native, Nutela, Sultan and Vega.

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in July and August they will be joined by “seasonal reinforcements”.
Then our cavalry counts 20 Shetlands, horse-sized ponies and horses.

  • Equestrian activities
  • Forest rides
  • Passion for horses

Activities during high-season:

Together with the entertainers of the Kids Club, the instructors organize introductory activities for children from 6 to 12 years old.

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Pony-games sessions (15,50 €)
An entertaining introduction to horseback riding – 1 pony for 2 or 3 children

Equestrian activities and rates:

Lessons by qualified instructors.

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Lead pony riding, from 3 years old:

  • by hand, with the parents : 12,50 €/30 mn
  • by hand, with a guide : 17,50 €/30 mn

Pony riding or horse riding lesson:

  • 1 hour : 26 €.


  • 1 hour : 15,50 €

Trail riding in forest:

  • 1 hour : 26 €.
  • 2 hours: 45 €.
  • 5 hours card : 125 €.

Baby pony, from 3 years old:

  • 10 lessons : 140 €.

Season Pass :

  • 1 hour lesson per week, over 20 weeks: 315 €.
  • Introduction to horseback riding
  • Horse / Pony ride

Equine-assisted therapy* :

Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT): Specific objectives are determined by the educational team, the caregiver, the family, the person him/herself (socialization, autonomy, motor skills, self-esteem, memorization, language, control of emotions… etc)

  • Individual session 1h : 50€.

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Animal Assisted Animation (AAA): Adapted leisure for recreational purposes, well-being, communication, learning.

  • By small group of 2 or 3, 1h : 35€/pers.

*Grasping reflex and severe allergies are however excluded for these activities.

Hosting riders and their horses

Whether you’re looking for a short break or a longer stay on the campsite, we can offer you accommodation for both your horse and yourself!

Your horses can be lodged in:

  • Stable : 14€/night/horse.
  • Paddock : 7€/night/horse.

Welcome to Camping La Garangeoire! 👋