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Equestrian Academy of Versailles

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National equestrian Academy of Versailles
The national equestrian Academy of Versailles

Founded in 2003 in the royal stables (Grande Écurie) of Versailles’ Palace, the Equestrian Arts Academy (Académie du spectacle équestre) is a high-level further education institution in equestrian arts.

You can visit the Royal Stables

Wednesdays from 01:30 pm to 05:30 pm and Saturdays from 01:30 pm to 04:30 pm.

Price : €5

« Les Matinales » (in the morning)

You can discover the Royal Stables and the work of the contemporary Squires School: work sessions, rider’s daily training.

Every Sundays from 10 am to 12 am from 25 September.
Tour every 20 min. (last visit at 11.20 am)

Shows of the equestrian Academy of Versailles
Shows of the equestrian Academy of Versailles

Equestrian show

The National Equestrian Academy of Versailles is unique. It’s the  only  “corps de ballet” in the world.

The rider Bartabas create in 2003 within the Royal Stables an equestrian show.

Each year, the Academy proposes a new repertory show with various artistic disciplines: dancing, singing, fencing or traditional Japanese archery (Kyudo).

Shows of the equestrian Academy of Versailles
Shows of the equestrian Academy of Versailles

The show is followed by a tour of the Stables.
Time : 1h15 – (Not suitable for children under five)

Starting from mid-July : On Saturdays at 6pm and Sundays at 3pm.