Cadre noir of Saumur
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The Spring of the Squires

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19-20-21 April 2024

Mecca of classic French horse riding, the Cadre Noir de Saumur has been recognized for its excellence and rigor for more than two centuries. In the heart of the Loire Valley, this elite equestrian body is considered one of the most prestigious in the world. Attend the Spring of the Squires and admire the elegance and virtuosity of the horses!

The Spring of the Squires

Prestigious equestrian gala

Above all a riding school, the Cadre Noir de Saumur aims to preserve and transmit traditional French equestrian techniques, as they have been taught since the XNUMXth century. The riders of the Cadre Noir are distinguished by their elegance, their rigor and their precision. The performances highlight the beauty and virtuosity of the horses, as well as the quality of the teaching provided within the school. A unique opportunity to admire the techniques used by the riders.

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Pratical information

Friday April 19 from 21 a.m. to 23 p.m.

Saturday April 20 from 21 a.m. to 23 p.m.

Sunday April 21 from 16 a.m. to 18 p.m.


Doors open 1h30 before the start of the gala and last access 30 minutes before the start of the gala.

- Adult: from €35

- Reduced (student, job seeker, disabled person): from €30

- Child (from 4 to 15 years old): from €15

- Free parking for cars, coaches and bicycles

- Restrooms

- Uncovered outdoor picnic area

- Souvenir shop

- All the stands of the Grand Manège are in tiers

- The Grand Manège is covered but not heated

- Photos and videos prohibited

- Mandatory reservation

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For any information or reservation, do not hesitate to contact us from Monday to Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. (10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in winter and outside school holidays) to 12:30 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m. 

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