"Le Pin" national stud, Le Pin-au-Haras

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Louis XIV wanted to study and develop horse-breeding in France, so he and his ministers came up with the idea for "Le Pin" national stud. The site was chosen and built during the reign of his son, Louis XV--earning the name Versailles of the Horse. Despite regime changes and wars, the site has continued its mission to support the study and breeding of horses. Today, the government runs this, as well as a historical monument. Visitors can take a guided tour and visit the horse museum housed in a historic stable. Work out when and for how long to visit "Le Pin" national stud and other Alencon attractions using our handy Alencon vacation builder .
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  • The Championship of France Percheron this weekend at the national stud of the pine was a beautiful event organized by the equine society with free entry to the site. 23 to 24 for the mares and their foals and stallions. A horse to promote for the ecology of tomorrow in our land. Share these magnificent beasts with your kids... go also on the beaches of Gouville on sea for walks on horse-drawn vehicles conducted by races for hitch. Wonderful days!
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  • visit on 19 August, the full tour with behind the scenes them of the show, the Museum, the tour and the hour-long show about with professionals at the sense of humor very developed
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  • To see it, but it's true that the prices are a little high. Two adults and a teenager, is now €72 to visit everything. The Castle, the stables, the Museum and a show. Well, they certainly need to finance their work and in these difficult times or Region and Department reduce their funding, but here, it seems a little excessive to him. Horse lovers will enjoy, I'm sure. Allow 3 hours to do everything, and arrive on time, they start battery at 2 pm the afternoon.
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