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

Categories: Equestrian Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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3.3/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web
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. Plan to see "Le Pin" national stud and other attractions that appeal to you using our Le Pin-au-Haras holiday planner.
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  • We had a guided tour which lasts 1 hour. The comments were enriching both in terms of the history of the stud as the knowledge of horses. But these were rare which is disappointing for a national Stud. You can also visit a Museum, a discovery course and attend horse shows.
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  • We were eager to return to this beautiful place to present it to our son who practice riding. We have touted him a place that is no longer that we knew... bad, bad organization... We had the impression of a commercial site, than anything else. We chose a Thursday car show at the key. This one goes out even if it rains, fortunately for us that after a few minutes the drops have stopped falling. It is more a presentation of horses that there is only one real show where disappointment. As to the visit, to get the horses: we we were lucky to see because we took the formula with show but you don't see. Told us to go to February because it's breeding season and owners bring their pets. And all that we don't know that during the visit and asking the question. We weren't the only ones disappointed.
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  • We visited this place during our stay in Normandy. The day we went it was very hot and sunny. First we did a tour of the museum were there are some information notices in English and found it interest...  read more »
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