Sunday, April 17, 2016

17/04/2016 A day for horse lovers - National day, Carriage Driving, events, demonstrations and dressage at Vitrac-Saint Vincent

Maximum temperature 13C, minimum 6C.   32 km/h NE winds.  10mm rain measured.

We arrived at lunch time!  Of course very little going on as it is the most important time of the day in France!!  There was a cold wind blowing.

Horse and carriage.

There were some beautiful carriages there.

On the other side of the river.

Lunch time.

In the dressage arena. 

As above.

Not doing much.

Two greys taking a rest.

A pair of duns having lunch.

Country scene.

Two ponies also having lunch.

One of the advertising stands.


  1. Beautiful horses and ponies. I would love to ride on a carriage too surrounded by beautiful scenery. Have a great new week!

    1. Thanks Nancy, fun day but pity there was such a cold wind. You have a good week also Diane

  2. What great looking horses - I have a real soft spot for draft horses.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

    1. Stewart they are generally well behaved, good natured and with a great personalty. Have a good week Diane

  3. Such sturdy, wonderful creatures, powerful and dignified.

    1. They are lovely horses and so good natured. Have a great week Diane

  4. Right up your alley even if these are not jumpers. An interesting variety of carriages.

    1. You are right, I have little to do with horses these days so I enjoyed being around them again. Fun going for a ride in a carriage :-) Hope all is well Diane


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