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Le Perche

Normandy land of horses Published 7 August 2020

Terroir and tradition

Closely connected to their homeland and its agricultural activities, Percherons are the best-known draught horses in the world. Discover the traditional practices of today and of yesteryear which perfectly chime with the current quest for sustainable development. Do not miss the Percheron Festival in August and the Très Trait Percheron Festival in autumn.

A park, horses and people

Who better than expert breeders to tell you about these horses, who weigh in at one tonne of gentleness? They will open their doors to you and some even offer the opportunity for a carriage or horseback ride around the Nature Park. What could be more natural than riding around Le Perche guided by Percheron horses?