With its wooded pastures and unspoilt landscapes, the region is a haven of peace and tranquillity for the horses living in semi-freedom. Moreover, it is an equestrian paradise for horseback riders and visitors looking for their first riding experience or wishing to enjoy one of the many equestrian activities available in the area.
Several horse breeders offer accompanied horseback rides for all abilities as well as outings on horse-drawn carts or wagons. What could be more magical than a sleigh ride through snowy winter landscapes? Gourmets can also enjoy a fondue, raclette or stone-plate barbecue on specially equipped horse-drawn wagons. Another major attraction features a train robbery during a journey on the Belle Epoque train or a leisurely outing on a horse-drawn cart. Click to have an overview of the different riding activities.
Horse and nature lovers can also meet the native quadrupeds at various tourist destinations throughout the region. , a retirement place for horses, offers, among other things, guided tours, activities and introductory courses for children.
More information on the Franches-Montagnes horse breed is available on a website set up in partnership with Parc du Doubs and Jura Tourism.
This website enables you to discover the horses living in semi-freedom by using an interactive map and to book guided tours of horse-breeding farms.
You are a horse-rider ? Click to discover the large number of activities in the area.
A famous horse show with races, country quadrilles and a parade featuring more than 400 horses.