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16 and 17 September 2023Passed
Conditions
Free. On registration with the Tourist Office of Pau. If registration problem call 06 33 28 36 50.
Registration
September 2023
Saturday 16
11:00 - 17:30
Sunday 17
13:00 - 17:30

Berlanne - Rond-point droits de l'Homme

Berlanne rond-point droits de l'Homme, 64160 Morlaas
  • Pyrénées-Atlantiques
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Guided tour of the Pau Hunt

Guided tour of a historic site including a 19th century house, stables and a kennel. The practice of drag is at the origin of the notoriety of Pau, sports city from 1850 to 1940.
16 and 17 September 2023Passed
Conditions
Free. On registration with the Tourist Office of Pau. If registration problem call 06 33 28 36 50.
Registration
©pau hunt

Guided tour of a historic site including a 19th century house, stables and a kennel. The practice of drag is at the origin of the notoriety of Pau, sports city from 1850 to 1940.
Partnership with exceptional craftsmen presenting their know-how related to the world of riding (leather repair, innovative saddle design, horse care, equi coaching).

Types d'événement
Visite commentée / Conférence
Thèmes 2023
Patrimoine du sport
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Conditions de participation
Gratuit
Type de public
Tout public

About the location

Berlanne - Rond-point droits de l'Homme
Berlanne rond-point droits de l'Homme, 64160 Morlaas
  • Pyrénées-Atlantiques
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
This is the merit today of a new generation of riders: not only to continue to explore our campaigns on horseback but also to have fully taken into account the cultural and environmental aspect of this activity (the youngest member at twenty). For if the first traces of the crew date from 1814, the practice of Drag is imported by the Duke of Wellington and his armies who then camp in Pau. The crew was created in 1839 and has been active ever since.
The Pau Hunt, faithful to its origins, practices the English hunt: Drag. The fox here is the pretext to ride a horse and it is the "Drag" that is important because it is a false trail, traced the same morning by Dragueurs on foot, that will then follow the dog pack and the riders. The route, which lasts about two hours, is extremely varied: embankments, ditches, road crossings, etc. natural obstacles follow each other at an accelerated pace.
As the Artist’s Baron, Master du Pau Hunt from 1959 to 1976, wrote, “If you ride a horse to hunt in F
Tags
Château, hôtel urbain, palais, manoir
Access
Parking lot.
©Pau Hunt