A paradise for horse riding
For all levels, whether you own your horse or you don’t, the Lot is for you!
The Lot offers you, due to its geological diversity, all kinds of horseback rides, for beginners or experts thanks to the multitude of equestrian paths. We present some aspects of the equestrian local world to help you organize your stay.
Horseback riding for all
You are a beginner or almost, some professionals will take you, nevertheless, on a horseback rides of 2 to 4 hours in the middle of the Lot wooded landscapes with beautiful panoramic views. For the more advanced riders, you will find of half day or full day hikes, allowing you to discover more in details the equestrian paths of the region. Including a break to have a bite worthy of the strong appetite of the Lot, organized by Geneviève, Anne, Didier or Pierre.
Itinerant hiking or star shaped trails for the good riders
The Lot got organized to welcome the horse’s owners who will find “Horses Welcome B&Bs” spread on all the territory. Those who like to travel with their horses in their van and discover a different territory will even be able, from some of these accommodations, to carry out different star shaped excursions of about 20 km over 5 or 7 days through the diversity of the Lot landscapes. For those who are not lucky enough to own their horses, professionals offer itinerant hikes from 2 to 7 days, riding from lodgings to unusual accommodation classified “Horses Welcome “. Upon arrival, after taking care of the horses, these professionals organize meals on the spot allowing to comment together your hike of the day. The next day, after a delicious breakfast, you will set off again on your mount, rested, towards new horizons.
The annual meeting of the Equestrian Endurance
For those of you who do not know, the Quercy Blanc is renowned for its endurance horses, which is why every year, is organized around Toussaint (All Saints’ Day) the famous competition “Les 2 jours de Montcuq”. An unmissable event for world class horses and endurance riders running 200 km in 2 days. A sporting achievement whatever the weather at that time, sometimes rainy often cold and sunny. Whatever your riding level, do not miss this event for the pleasure of the eyes viewing such thoroughbred and proud horses.
If you wish to organize an equestrian stay in the Lot, with your horses throughout the year, do not hesitate to contact us. If you are not familiar with the area, we can show you the equestrian trails around.