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Address: Avenue de l'ecole nationale d'equitation, 49411, Saumur, France (Formerly Avenue de l'ecole nationale d'equitation)
Phone Number: 0241535060
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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Horse heaven

We were lucky enough to be attending a conference at this venue, a truly wonderful experience. We were privileged to see a demonstration of the training methods for the Airs Above... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
balhannah
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be attending a conference at this venue, a truly wonderful experience. We were privileged to see a demonstration of the training methods for the Airs Above the Ground, as well as the normal public show of the Cadre Noir. We had a behind-the-scenes stable tour, and basically were free to wander anywhere in the ground... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been lucky to attend some great equestrian events but I have to say this would be right up there with them. For some reason I couldn't book in advance on line for a morning performance and it was a good hour and a half through the traffic from our campsite so I was a bit anxious about getting tickets... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a performance of the Cadre Noir in early July 2016 - 2 adults and 2 kids. I was looking forward to it, but I would warn that there are no guided tours held on the performance days, and it would have been nice to combine the two. The performance itself lasted an hour, and you did have the... More 

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Thank JRBEIRE
Perth, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be in the area on one of the few dates there is a performance here. I am so glad we went. €19 may seem a lot for a 60 minute performance, but it is worth every centime! The precision, discipline, skill and dedication of the horses and their trainers/riders was awesome. It was an amazing... More 

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Thank Cabinlassie
Gaillard, France
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143 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here when a friend of mine was in a horse seminar in Saumur, so thanks to that I got to wander amongst the grounds but didn't take a tour. The architecture was absolutely magnificent The Grande Menage was spectacular and the stables were gorgeous. It's beautiful to see these magnificent creatures, I got to see some training which... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

What an experience! True culture and expertise! Our guide was knowledgeable and helpful. The experience we had going round the stables and training ground was fantastic, a real insight into the dedication and commitment of both horse and rider.

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Cork, Ireland
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60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We booked tickets for a public performance at the Cadre Noir during our recent visit to Saumur. When we arrived on the morning of the performance there were no signs indicating that the performance had been cancelled. As we were early we wandered around the facility which had some interesting exhibits and we watched some horses being schooled. 15 mins... More 

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Florence D, Responsable accueil at Le Cadre Noir, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs O Donovan, naturally we really understand your disappointment and we are terribly sorry for that. We warned all our customers by e-mail or phone the day before. Unfortunatly, some of them didn't get the information on time. If you have in the future the opportunity to return to the Saumur region, we shall be glad to... More 

London
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62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I was fortunate that Les Atilages de Saumur was on when i happened to pass while visiting on a driving holiday in the wonderful region. I came back in the afternoon to watch the horses and traps competing in an international tournament with a number of varies obstacle courses. I absolutely loved it; felt in the thick of the French... More 

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Luxembourg City
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We are not horse people, but went to visit the Cadre Noire with friends while visiting the Loire. It was so interesting. Our guide, Marie Laure, was knowledgable and interesting. She explained the history of the Cadre Noir. We watched several riders training, and visited the stables. The horses were large and well cared for. They were preparing the indoor... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Cadre Noir one morning for an hour & a half tour which we throughly enjoyed. During our visit we went into the main arena where the horses, riders & dancers were practicing for a gala performance later that week. We so enjoyed these ten minutes that we decided to buy tickets to the show. The performance was... More 

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