From early April to late September, la Garangeiore offers equestrian activities for beginner to advanced riders : Lead Pony riding, riding lessons, trail riding, pony-games…
Courses are held during the Easter holidays and the weekends of Ascension and Pentecost.
Julie is our qualified instructor, she has been riding since 3 years old. She has a real passion for coaching. In July and August she is assisted by a second instructor.
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.
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
Phone : 0033 6 84 72 36 51 or 0033 2 51 46 65 39.
La Garangeoire Equestrian Centre Facility
- Arena of 1500 m2 (with lighting)
- 6 stalls
- 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.
Throughout the year present:
- the ponies Arabot, Karel, Lisa, Mistral, Nevada and Noiraud,
- the horses Alba, Lover, Nutela, Sultan, Vanille, Vega and Velkro,
in July and August they will be joined by “seasonal reinforcements”.
Then our cavalry counts 20 Shetlands, horse-sized ponies and 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.
Pony-games session (14€)
An entertaining introduction to horseback riding – 1 pony for 2 or 3 children
Pony Paint (6€)
Fun way to learn about ponies : children really paint the pony, “mane and tail dressing” and pony “make-up” before the Campsite Pony Parade.
Equestrian activities and rates
Lessons by qualified instructors.
Lead pony riding, from 3 years old.
– by hand, with the parents : 11€/30 mn
– by hand, with a guide : 15€/30 mn
Pony riding or horse riding lesson
– 1 hour : 24€
– 1 hour : 14€
Trail riding in forest
– 1 hour : 24€
– 2 hours : 42€
– 5 hours card : 115€
– 1 hour riding lesson a week, for 20 weeks : 295€
Training / Workshops
Riding skills workshops are taking place during French Easter holidays and weekends of Ascension and Pentecost
Training day : 48€
Includes 10:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 16:30, inclusive 3 hours pony of horse riding.