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Entrance ticket Cadre Noir de Saumur
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av Ecole Nationale D Equitation, 49400, Saumur France
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Wine Tour Loire Valley

Wine expert Sylvain Gamard (certified WSET Level 3 in Wines) takes you around the Loire river to try its best Whites and Reds! You'll have the opportunity to increase your level of knowledge in wine and spend time with a French-American guide who will tell you all you need to know about the region and the place of wine in France's economy.
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AmericanInParis2 wrote a review Oct 2020
96 contributions45 helpful votes
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We took a guided tour of the elite Cadre Noir riding school, so named because the riders wear all black uniforms. The guide gave the history of the riding school (the horses used to be trained for the military, but today they are used for equestrian shows and competitions), talked about the different riding figures and maneuvers, and explained how the horses are trained and how they live in the school. Very informative and engaging anecdotes, and it was really interesting to see the horses "behind-the-scenes" - well worth the visit. Thank you for the tour!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Cokey wrote a review Aug 2020
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To watch horses being trained and ridden like this is memorable. It was a lifetime wish for my wife to see this, and it was well worth the trouble to book and watch. The partnering with the horse looks effortless, which speaks volumes of the work done, effort made, and empathy of rider and horse. Actually we got lucky. We booked late, had an OK seat, but the school had double booked us, and we had thge places of a larger party, so we got moved to a great seat, with a free gratis translator for each of us which was a bonus. This is one of the things that makes a good holiday great, and gives a memory that will be shared often between us, those 'do you remember' moments.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Norn W wrote a review Jul 2020
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Through no fault of our own, we were unable to visit as a result of the pandemic - cancelled ferry etc. Asked nicely twice, but they refuse to give a refund. Money taken last January for nothing. Disappointed (on many counts). Unempathetic.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Florence D, Guest Relations Manager at Le Cadre Noir
Responded Aug 13, 2020
Dear TripAdvisor Custumer, We are deeply sorry about the incovenience. As a matter of fact, the rules of public accouting forbide us to refund performance that happened. In this type of senario, it is only possible to pospone your tickets for 2020 or even 2021 ; which will allow you to come back later or even resale your tickets if you cannot attend a performance. Once again we are sorry. Kind regards
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qqtt wrote a review Nov 2019
Selestat, France329 contributions100 helpful votes
This is a unique school for horses and riders, where the animal is as much an athlete as the human being. Excellent!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Vincent W wrote a review Oct 2019
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loved it. We enjoyed the dressage and the jumping....the training potion was very interesting. The history is amazing.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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