Horseback riding in the Poitou
France > Poitou - Cognac Country

The Poitou and Cognac country on horseback

On the western coast of France where it faces the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Biscay, the Poitou region remains relatively undiscovered and unspoiled. From rugged coastline to traditional marshland, the region boasts varied landscapes that make for excellent riding. Far from the hustle of busy towns and roads, your equestrian escape in Poitou and the Cognac country will take you off the beaten track, in one of the sunniest regions of France!
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Passport validity
Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay; you don’t need any additional period of validity on your passport beyond this.

The rules on travel will stay the same until 31 December 2020.

If you hold a British Citizen passport, you don’t need a visa to enter France.

The rules on travel will stay the same until 31 December 2020.

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It is a condition of your booking with Equus Journeys that you have travel insurance which covers you for the riding activities to be undertaken. Your travel insurance should cover you for medical expenses and repatriation. Your guides will require your travel insurance details before they allow you to ride and may refuse to let you ride if you cannot provide them. You should take your insurance documents with you.