Published 1 November 2006

horse riding to Orles in 2011

It will be nice to receive you in june...

Courriel site :


Thursday, Introduction day

Arrival in your B&b around 14h00 o’clock (web site)

Ridding exercises and history oF our breed,
working around the
breed with the horses
And introducing your horse

Dîner with the family breed

Friday DAY 2 First day of real transhumance 20kms across Pyrénées chanel

05h00 Awake and breakfirst with the family breeder
Breakfirst and leaving ( 1H00 driving car to the Pyrénées Chanel

06h00 Arranging all the for wheel drive for the W.end, ( luggages, bags, food, sleeping bag…) and departure

07h30 Arrival in vallée d’orles places for the fist day of transhumance accross Pyrénées chanel; Walking half an hour 700m to 1200m fo find and pick up merens Horses.

08H30 Organizing about ridding with your own horse…

09H00 Real departure for the transhumance accross firs a road, a river and ..... the moutain. We made several top of mountains in the first day, always gowing. We made tree tops today...

arround 12H00 we made a lunch stop for half an our or one hour depending on the weather and the health of the ridders and the Merens Horses neat the lake of BETHMALE.

13H00 From the lake we ride along the GR10 always growing (the place is very strait... you have just the place for one foot of your horse and little rocks runs under he’s feet..... be carrefull because
all the black colon of Merens horse received then on their head.. I let you imagined alle the people..... ( do you remember).

18h00 Arrival in the CAMPULS circus with for marvelous falling water. Aperitif in the middle of the circus, making the camp,

20h00 Diner inside the circus in the middle of the horses sitting arround a fire place.. The stars, the silence, the real life freedom....
Nigth in the personnal or double sleeping bag... with your husband or your wife absolutely..

Saturday DAY 3 20kms in the mountain and 7 kms roads open for the car... ,

07h00 Awake and breafast arround the fire place outside. Wonderfull breakfirst with horses, eagles, and fire place..

08h00 Prepared your Merens horse Freind, clean the place, made some pictures under falls, concentrated the breed and left.

09H00 We ride over several village an little landscape roads always across the moutain

11h30 Pique Nique in a special place in a freind B&b freindly with our farm products. In the Francis’ farm (militan for the Bear living in Pyrénées, he has also Horses ( CASTILLONNAIS) and sheep. He is Guardian in moutain all the summer. Very interesting "freedom" way of life.
Every body take time in a quiet space ( water and grass is near there for the drinking horses)

13h30 Departure with the breed on 7kms road ( the unic road to join the valley of the day ( Seix valley)
We go across two village with the freedom breed around 25 horses may be ( everyboby is out and applauding us....)

16h00 Arrival in wood chalet near the mountain very sympatic and freindly, Horses, saddle, shower…. APERITIV ; beer...

19h00 Nigth in the Wood chalet (sleeping bad) collectiv bedroom

20h00 light diner with french, wine, beer, ….

Sunday DAY 4 (25 kms with 1000m highest in 8 hours)

07h00 Awake and breafast with the family breeder

09h00 departure for 25 kms forest roads, PDR, GR,

12H00 Pique nique facing pyrénées chanel in a lost land with the breed and the silence....

Continue accros Cominac Houses, Orrys, and the final around the L’hers Lake to the finale estive Our place is at 1500M hightest neazr MASSAT Village at 4kms from Spain in the Pyrénées Channel

17H00 Lunch around the lac with the cars intendance

And come back by car to the breed 1h00 car


Food like us

B&b and nigths like the breeder,

Transfert between the estive to home

Horse saddle, filet…

The breed family organisation

Same life then us

Our insurance organisation

Not Including

Personnal insurance

Plane, car or railways

Personnel extra

Personnel drinking

Sunday night

Pick up airport and railway station

Your Helmet

Sleeping bag

Price for each people Twin bedroom (B&b, camp, wood chalet)

Ridding 600 E

Option transfert Airport Toulouse go and come back 100 E

Opion sunday night 35,30 Euros twin or double bed

The number of customers is limited in 2011
For ridding you need to manage the tree gaits, a good physical training and walking shoes

Organic Horses Merens Breed

To come by car
By plane TOULOUSE Blagnac or Carcassonnes
In Car by highway take FOIX TARBES and TARBES exit 23 Cazères sur Garonne made 20kms by Ste Croix volvestre ( From TOULOUSE 1H00) and take right side facing the "l’épicerie du lac " and 100m later take Lasserre at left . Arrival in LASSERRE take "Mairie" our house is the last of the village 300m after in the left

On the same Way we also organized in W.ends : Transhumance Come back, Pig’s food, Foie gras, Cider and water of live, mashrooms ; marmelade, printing and medical horse day, borning horses….