ECURIE DE LA ROSE Equestrian & Trekking Centre

EARL DE LA ROSE - Equestrian - Treks - Endurance

EARL DE LA ROSE is a professional equestrian activity centre, registered with the Federation Francais d'Equitation (F.F.E). Carole Artur-Jackson, British owner of the centre qualified in France as an equestrian guide (A.T.E, Int., 2001).
Open all year
 
Children\'s hack the lanes
Children\'s hack the lanes
Neptune SF
Neptune SF
Jullouville the trotters!
Jullouville the trotters!
In action showjump-St. Lo
In action showjump-St. Lo
Pony morning for children
Pony morning for children
Benji & Carole
Benji & Carole

WE ARE BASED AT UTAH BEACH DURING MOST DAYS IN  JULY AND AUGUST FOR BEACH RIDES AND PONY COURSES FOR CHILDREN.  FIND US BY GOING TO THE MUSEUM FROM STE MARIE DU MONT TAKE THE COAST ROAD LEFT THEN YOU WILL SEE THE CAMPING AND OYSTERS ON YOUR LEFT KEEP GOING STRAIGHT ON THE COAST ROAD SOME OF THE HORSES MAY BE IN THE PADDOCK ON THE LEFT, AND TAKE THE NEXT LEFT ROAD TURNING AND YOU WILL SEE THE HORSES ON THE LEFT TAKE THE NEXT LEFT AND YOU HAVE ARRIVED

CHILDREN 50 EURO PER HALF DAY PONY FUN

TREKS - ADULTS, OLDER CHILDREN AROUND LOW TIDE 2 + 2 hrs 130 euro or 70 euro for half day.  40 EURO 1 HOUR

Country and beach ride 12km for the lower level or full beach ride for the confirmed rider. 1:2 HRS

Contact us for trek times around the low tides all summer July and August; pony in times other than low tide or as available.

Telephone Carole 06.87.50.81.14 or 00.33.6.87.50.81.14.  02.33.08.02.71 FOR MESSAGES AT HOME

 

The equestrian centre is approved to undertake horse and pony trekking and equestrian activities for adults and children, beginner riders and experienced riders affiliated with the FFE.

Offers holiday hacks and 1/2 or full day treks in the area of the woods and tracks along the marshes and also at Utah beach by arrangement and throughout July and August.  Activity mornings for children as well as picnics at Utah beach with the ponies for under 12's.

If you'd like to learn about endurance racing or come along to race or assist give me a ring.

The centre is open all year round - and offers monthly or term tickets for children and adults in the area.  Office day Monday - limited riding to owners only.

RANDONNEE - TREK - DECOUVERTE DES CHEMINS DU COTENTIN TELEPHONE POUR PLUS D'INFORMATION - BALISAGE OFFICIAL

We provide the ultimate riding experience:

High assistance for beginners
Freedom for experts
Not just another trek!

Horse Trekking and Equestrian Activity Holidays in Normandy - open all year. Gite accommodation locally and B&B.
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OUR TREKKING CENTRE AND STUD BASED ON THE DAIRY FARM SITE - ROSE MANOR FARM, LA GIGANVILLERIE, 50360 LES MOITIERS EN BAUPTOIS - JUST 30 MINUTES SOUTH OF CHERBOURG - 15 MINUTES FROM BARNEVILLE CARTERET THE LINK WITH JERSEY - 100 MILES OF BRIDLEWAY ALREADY IN PLACE AT THIS NATIONAL PARK AREA AND BIRD/NATURE RESERVE - ASK FOR MORE DETAILS FOR CHILDRENS'S SUMMER CAMP - HOLIDAYS AND RIDING

You choose how much you ride and sightsee. Design your own holiday with our help. Detailed quote available.

NEW ADOPT A HORSE - for 100 euro a month you can ride when you like, you pick one of our club horses, all food, care and shoes included, we use the horse only during the summer months when you are not riding, for the rest of the time it's like owning your own horse.

NEW - ADOPT AN OLDER HORSE DURING WINTER - help pay for the keep of an older horse and you can come to brush and care for the horse, and ride for 30mins giving the older horses a happy retirement and helping us keep them until the end of their lives.  Ask Carole for more information.  Some horses can come to live at your home for a short time or stay at the Centre as you wish - during the summer the horses have the option to live in the marshes with their many horsy friends.  Cost 50 euro per month share with a friend/s if you wish.

 
We can help you find the perfect leisure horse, Selle Francais, arab horses. Will transport to UK South or Jersey.  Our current 2017 RoseHorseShop List has 11 horses with the addition of 6 foals due this summer ready for the end of 2017.


We offer holidays for individuals, adult groups and families (4-6 people is ideal). Adults can choose weekend breaks, 2 to 5 day trek. 



TREKKING

Individuals, couple. Pick from our 'Equestrian Activities' (see the pages), or be guided by Carole.

TREKKING WEEKEND BREAKS

Take 2/3 days out during the working week, or join us for the weekend. Arrive with car from the ferry ports (Cherbour 1/2 hr; Caen 1 hr 15 mins; Barneville Carteret from Jersey 1/2 hr). We can pick up from Carteret or Cherbourg. You can also travel by Eurostar from London to Paris/Carenten, (www.sncf.fr) we can pick you up from the station, 20 mins away. Spend two days riding - in the lovely Cotentin area woods and rivers around our beautiful countryside, or choose TREC training for a day.

Beginners/intermediate welcome. Come with friends and have a great weekend, home cooked meals at the local B&B's or choose self-cater accommodation in and around Picauville! Price guide: 2 days riding = £150, 3 days riding = £200. Low season specials.


5 DAY TREKKING HOLIDAYS/bank holiday/weekend treks

NEW THE ABBEYS TRAIL - 5 DAY TREK TO MONT ST MICHEL - c.600 EURO 2-6 RIDERS

BY ARRANGEMENT - please ask for details (available Apr, May, June, Sept)


If you choose a longer break your holiday can consist of a number of full day horse activities and treks at the farm base, or we can organise a horse trekking holiday starting at the farm and following a different trail each day. For instance horse riding towards the Bay of Mont St. Michel, and crossing the bay, staying in different accommodation each night. Your luggage is transferred to each location for you. Or, back to the farm each night. We can also arrange holidays at any location in France, for instance the 'Suisse Normande' with our own horses, or further a field, using horses and ponies of the local area, e.g. the Camargue.

We have a range of horses and ponies specifically trained for trekking and able to undertake skills in manoeuvrability you can see some of them featured in the photos. We train for TREC competitions, popular in France and introduced to Britain in 1998.

We also undertake Endurance Competitions and offer courses/ take a holiday to learn more and join us at a competition as a groom or take part.

We are happy to hear from individuals, groups, associations, clubs and from families and individuals looking for treks or a holiday based at the farm. We help you design your holiday with your budget in mind.

LANGUAGE HOLIDAYS WITH TREKS

Specialist combined language and riding camp holidays are offered to young adults age 16+ in June for a duration of one week, based at the farm. £450. (Minimum 2 booking.)

We are fully fluent in both English and French. Your hosts: Carole is English and Jean-Paul is French.

About EARL DE LA ROSE

EARL DE LA ROSE is the name of our centre an approved Equestrian Activity Centre for tourism situated in the Cotentin - 1/2 hr South of Cherbourg, Normandy, France. The centre is situated on a working dairy farm estate which Carole's husband, Jean-Paul runs.

There are acres of farm land and woodlands to ride and walk discovering the very pretty bocage of Normandy and its' pretty villages and marshlands.

Carole Artur Jackson, the owner of the trekking centre, is English but french qualified, holding the Diploma, Accompagnateur Tourisme Equestre, International (A.T.E., 2001). Carole is qualified to run the centre, undertake horse treks and organise horse trekking holidays anywhere in France and invites you to join her for T.R.E.C. training and Endurance courses and competitions.

Join us on a horse trekking holiday and ride on miles of white sandy beaches at Utah Beach or around the farm site in the marshlands.   Beginners may join Carole for special half day courses at the farm ask for more details of courses and holidays.


Visit us soon!


Equestrian Activities

We offer TREC training which consists of orientation on horseback with time controls and a combination of cross-country jumping and manoeuvrability skills. Full day - 50 euro. (Can be taken as 2 X 1/2 days.)

We also offer Endurance Riding and courses which is riding at speed, 10-15km per hour, trotting and cantering, so a good level of riding is required and lots of stamina. The shortest are 10km, but we usually start you off at 20km which means riding for 1hr 40 mins. Most people who ride at least once a week and manage this! Course - 50 euro per day.

Join us on an Endurance weekend as a groom or compete with us. We will handle your licence and entry on one of our horses. If you live nearby, bring your own horse.


Handling the natural way

For families try our new course working on the ground with horses. For parents of riders who want some more confidence around horses and ponies or just for fun whilst on holiday. Handlers and riders one day course the natural way, all the family welcome, if you love horses come along. No riding involved. 1/2 day. 50 euro. Picnic included.


Read on to find:-

A selection of horse treks and equestrian activities we offer. If you would like us to help you design your holiday we are are happy to help. Please ask for a quotation or contact Carole by e.mail or phone: 00.33.2.33.08.02.71.



More information and maps about this beautiful area can be found on the Ducey Tourist Office website.


Children's Holiday Courses 
The lanes
Distance: 2 kms Price : 40 Euros
9.30 to midday
Usually Wednesday am


Beach Ride at Utah Beach
Price: 130 euro For 1/2 persons booking.
For a group please reserve well in advance.
Riding on the beach is permitted 2 hrs before and after low tide
superb riding and spectacular views towards Tatihou.

Endurance Weekends
Based at the Trekking Centre : Competitions in Normandy, compete or groom
Price : 300 Euros - weekend full board
Non riders (partners welcome- lots for them to do too!)


French Language/Riding Week/ Sun. pm to Sat. am.
At the farmhouse  Summer camp
Price : 450 Euros (minimum 2 booking)
Ask about other dates


Individually designed for you

PRIVATE 1:1 OR 1:2 Groups Hacking or day treks
1 hr = 50 euro private or 25 euro per hour group, children 20 euro

1 Day: Countryside treks up to 25 kms Price : 120.00 Euros, 1/2 day 60 euro
All private treks charged as 2 pers.


Non-riders and riders - The natural way
At the centre 
Price : 50.00 Euros

Picnic pony at Utah beach for children under 15
25 Euros picnic included
Ask about dates - from May bank holiday


The Bay of Mont St. Michel once a year!
From : The Farm to the Bay - for competent riders!
Distance: 180+ kms Price : 600 Euro - 5 days

 



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