Horse hooves in the sand

Explore France on horseback

At Equus Journeys we offer rides all across the globe, but we must confess that we do have a special affinity with a country renowned for its excellent riding, beautiful and varied landscape, and excellent gastronomy - France! Working alongside our French sister company, Cheval d'Aventure, we have carefully selected over 30 unique rides in France with something for everyone, from exhilarating fast-paced rides, relaxing family stays, or even luxurious riding holidays in castles of old . Ride off the beaten track across the beautiful French countryside, passing spectacular Châteaux, traditional villages, galloping along the coast or under the shadow of ancient forests.
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From the horse’s mouth

  • Short riding break in the Loire Valley
    April 2022 Karen aged 57
    We truly enjoyed every minute... Ken and Sophie are wonderful, and it’s obvious they love what they do, and love their horses. Ken regaled us with all kinds of local facts and historical anecdotes all along our trails. We learned a lot, and saw a beautiful array of French countryside, farmland, forests, charming towns... Read all
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  • Beaches of Camargue
    April 2022 LUCY aged 41
    I rode Vacares. He was a lovely horse. It’s clear that the guide Aurelyss cares a lot about the horses. She was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and helpful
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  • Beaches of Camargue
    October 2021 Kim aged 61
    A very relaxing feel about the environment, great care and respect for the horses and friendliness to all of us riders. We were welcomed so warmly at Brendas, I think the small size of the ranch gives the place its ambience, everyone- horses, dogs, birds and humans are all being taken good care of at Brenda's! The... Read all
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  • Languedoc Roussillon - High Lakes in the Pyrenees
    July 2021 Brooke aged 64
    I would say that that trip was the best of the pack trips I have taken anywhere before. Everything was top notch. Horses, tack, food , equipment, accommodations. Sylvain thought of everything and his attention to detail was incredible. I’m a stickler for horse management which sometimes falls short on these long... Read all
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  • Languedoc Roussillon - High Lakes in the Pyrenees
    July 2021 Silke aged 50
    Very well organized trip, friendly and well trained horses, gear and horses in best condition, good food - wow was that good food!!!! Alegria, a Cheval Mérens. A typical mare (:D needed love and a good scratch now and then), very eager and respectful. Powerhorse.
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  • Rider on an adventure horseback trail in the mountains
    Riding in the mountains of Provence
  • Riding with the Mt St Michel in the background, France
    Riding in Normandy: the Mt St Michel
  • Riders enjoying a canter in the Morvan, France
    This trail ride includes long and frequent canters, downhill descents and lake crossings
  • Riders cantering in a valley on a trail riding holiday
    Pick up the pace as you reach valleys and plateaus
  • Chambord castle and horseback riders
    Riding to Chambord castle in the Loire Valley