Horse Festival (Page 1 of 2)

attelages dans les vergers For 2002 this event has been cancelled.

Since 1993, this festival has been held on mid-August weekends. There are some slight changes in the program every year.
On August 12, 2001, the main demonstration shown are :
- the Doma vaquera
- Equestrian calling back of the raptores
- Cinema tumbles "cascades"

The main attraction of this huge equestrian meeting is undoubtedly the Percheron breed's display, as described below:
- Elegance Contest (Concours d'Elegance)
- Training exercises
- The Percherons Parade
- "Attelage" Contests (Concours d'Attelage)
- Old fashioned haymaking
- Wood logs discharging
- The marathon in the flowered orchards

On Sunday mornings in a very crowded and lively village, you can find:

- The Old-Fashioned Market
- The Washing women at the washing-house
- Riding ramblers
- The Police Horse Guard
- The Sunday morning rural mass

Traditional country meals consisting of barbeques, where traditional  "Cru de Cambremer " Cider is served.



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