Acad?mie du spectacle ?questre, France

I am researching for a few France episodes, so if anyone has had any good experiences riding in France, please let me know. (Also India and Germany).

A friend of mine just gave me a DVD that she purchased on her trip to Versailles. It’s of the Acad?mie du spectacle ?questre, where there is a show directed by Bartabos of beautiful horses dancing to music. I’ve been to the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez, Spain and seen that amazing show and would like to go to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna as well, so watching this footage makes me also want to visit in person! (some friends have a possible way to make the Austria trip happen. It’s being talked about on Twitter. See @KempEquine @lovemyponies @LostockBestman @pinwingirl) It would be great to tour the Grand Stable!

Here’s a clip of some of the show on “>YouTube. Actually, on their website, they say they are recruiting riders

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Gabrielle Baker IHSA
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