HARAS DE LA VENDÉE
Set in 4.5 hectares of parkland in the heart of La Roche-sur-Yon, the Haras de la Vendée, a cultural site run by the Vendée department, shares its passion for horses with you.
In the heart of La Roche-sur-Yon, the Haras de la Vendée, a cultural site run by the Vendée department, shares its passion for horses with you. In a 4.5 hectare park dedicated to the equestrian arts, come and meet the horse in all its majesty and diversity.
Learn about dressage, watch working sessions and discover the different stages involved in creating an equestrian act. Attend equestrian shows, guided tours or interactive educational workshops, and enter into the intimate relationship between man and horse.
Open summer hours from 1 July to 31 August. No shows on Saturdays.
The Haras gardens are open to the public free of charge, every day of the week from 9am to 5pm from January to April, May to June and September to mid-December.
Grand equestrian show: Horseback riding through time
From 1 July to 31 August - Show from Sunday to Friday at 5pm
Relive the great history of the horse through the ages in a multitude of equestrian scenes in costume and music.
costumes and music. Between humour and emotion, let yourself be surprised by a fabulous journey of
discovery of the horse.
Stud and Chocolate: 10 April
Plants at the Stud: 21 to 23 April
Salon des Arts Contemporains de la Roche Evènements: 01 to 04 June
Vendée Cheval Festival: 9 to 11 June
Music Festival: 21 June
European Heritage Days: 16 and 17 September
Cavalcades: 17 September
Autumn Festival: 22 October
Christmas at the Stud: 26 to 31 December 2023 and 2 to 7 January 2024
Facilities & amenities
- Wifi access