Valentine’s day is the day to share with your partner!

This year, a romantic lunch or dinner may not be possible, but you can still surprise your lover by offering the best present:

A romantic ride followed by a glass of champagne.

In a wonderful setting in Maisons Laffitte, the city of horses, located only 20 min from Paris, on the edge of the majestic forest of St Germain, so appreciated by the French kings in the past.

After this romantic 1h ½ ride, you will share a glass of champagne with some delicious chocolates.

If you are experienced, beginner or occasional riders, this activity is for you, and will get you even closer together than you are now.

Ready to please your loved one?

Go to our website:

You can book the discovery, evolution, or explore ride at the date and time of your choice. Use the coupon Valentin21 before February 15th 2021.

After the ride we’ll offer you a romantic basket with a half bottle of champagne, 2 glasses and a box of chocolates. Bring a blanket and find a romantic place in the beautiful park of Maisons Laffitte, on the grass or find a bench, pop the champagne and enjoy this tête-à-tête moment.

Make your reservation today for this beautiful special day!

Randonnée équestre de Maisons Laffitte à Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Venez participer à une journée entière de randonnée équestre de Maisons Laffitte à Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Nous partirons de Maisons Laffitte, traverserons la forêt pour déjeuner sur les terrasses du château de St Germain en Laye.

 Le retour se fera en fin d’après-midi où vous attendra un apéritif bien mérité, sur les bords de l’hippodrome.

Nous attendons une centaine de cavaliers venus des 4 coins de Yvelines pour cet évènement inédit et festif.

Programme de la randonnée équestre

Dimanche matin nous vous donnons rendez-vous à Maisons Laffitte à 8h30 aux écuries, 11 avenue Crébillon autour d’un petit déjeuner.

Nous partirons ensuite à cheval vers 9:15, en direction de la forêt de Saint-Germain.

 A l’orée du bois vous découvrirez le château de Val, ancien rendez-vous de chasse fréquenté par François 1er, Henri II, Louis XIV et Louis XV.  Vous  aurez ensuite  le privilège d’entrer dans les jardins du château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye à dos de cheval et apprécier la vue imprenable sur Paris et la magie de ce lieu exceptionnel.

Pour le déjeuner, nous nous arrêterons sur les terrasses royales du château (avec une magnifique vue sur Paris) entre midi et 14h, notre équipe d’assistance vous servira un délicieux buffet, préparé par notre traiteur local. De grandes tables seront dressées pour accueillir tout le monde et vous pourrez vous assoir et vous reposer autour d’un bon verre de vin.

Ce sera l’occasion de parler “cheval” et de rencontrer les autres cavaliers participant à cette aventure.

L’après-midi nous reprendrons notre chevauchée sur les pistes cavalières. Votre guide passionnée saura vous faire partager ses connaissances et vous apprendra de nombreuses anecdotes sur le domaine. Une véritable visite guidée qui permet d ‘allier découverte du patrimoine et pratique du cheval !

A notre retour aux alentour de 17h30, après s’être occupé des chevaux,  nous aurons le plaisir de partager avec vous un apéritif sur le parking de France Galop, sur les bords de l’hippodrome de Maisons Laffitte, à 5 minutes à pied des écuries.

Description et tarifs de la randonnée :

La randonnée équestre de Maisons Laffitte à Saint-Germain-en-Laye que nous organisons comprend : un petit-déjeuner, un déjeuner, un apéritif, l’encadrement et l’organisation de la randonnée, la location d’un cheval équipé.

Tarifs : 

  • Avec l’un de nos chevaux : 150 €
  • Avec votre cheval : 125 €

Date :  Dimanche 11 octobre 2020

Information et inscription :


Come and discover the south of the Yvelines on horseback ! We offer a 2-day trail ride in beautiful regional park “Haute Vallée de Chevreuse”, which will take you through magnificent forests as well as charming small villages.

Program :

Saturday morning we meet you at the stable in Maisons Laffitte at 8am or directly at our departure point (and where we will spend the night), located in Sonchamp at 9:30 to share a breakfast together in order to get to know each other and to introduce you to your horses.

We will then leave on horseback around 10:30 am towards the Pinceloup forest, passing in front of many churches and chapels, mainly built in the 14th and 15th centuries. We will also pass by Rochefort en Yvelines, an ancient Gallic stronghold, where 5 castles succeeded each other between the 11th century and the 20th.

We have dinner, spend the evening and sleep in a comfortable country house, close to the barn and the fields where our horses spend the night.

On Sunday morning we will make a loop to the north in the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse natural park which will lead us to the Rambouillet forest where we will follow the tower pond, being one of the 13 ponds created to supply the related water needs. to the entertainment of the king and the high nobility at Versailles, which was a marshy region where no major rivers flowed.

Description and prices of the ride :

With one of our horses including transportation : 495 €
With your horse that you transport yourself : 325 €

The price includes :

Accommodation in a gîte (French country house), 2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, supervision and organization, rental of an equipped horse, transportation of the horse from Maisons-Laffitte to Sonchamp and back again.

Date : Weekend of September 12 – 13, 2020

Information and registration :


The French governement has decided that all institutions and companies except food stores and pharmacies must be closed until April 15th, 2020. This rule covers all sports facilities such as riding schools.

Horse Holidays France is closed to public from March 14th at midnight unil April 15th included.

If you have booked a trail ride or other equestrian activity before April 15th, please do contact us to move it to a later date or, if this is not possible, to cancel your ride.

Dear riders and friends, take care of yourself and your loved ones! We look forward to seeing you again as soon as this health crisis is over!



Treat the woman or the man of your life with a romantic stroll on horseback. You will be accompanied by an equestrian guide who will leave you some moments of intimacy but who will also make you discover the wonderful forest of Saint-Germain and intoduce you to the historical and equestrian heritage of Maisons-Laffitte.

Upon returning to the stable we will offer you a glass of champagne accompanied by chocolates. You can offer the gift card for Valentine’s Day and book this ride before Feb 14, 2020 on the date that suits you best before March 31, 2020.

Just book your ride or gift card on line at our homepage: before February 14, 2020 indicating the coupon code « amour2020 » to benefit from our Valentine offer including champagne and chocolate.

Depending on your equestrian level you could choose one of the following rides:

Discovery walk – beginners

Evolution trek – intermediate

Xplore trek – advanced riders

Rate : 170 € for 2 persons

Length : 3 hours, including 1½ hours on horseback.

Price inludes:
  • Horseback ride led by a qualified horse riding guide or instructor.
  • Saddlery and the equipment for the horse.
  • A class of champagne with chocolates.
  • V.A.T.
Not included in the price:
  • The FFE (French Equestrian Federation) licence which is recommended and includes an insurance.
  • Riders equipment. We suggest that you wear a comfortable pair of trousers or jeans, boots or shoes with small heels. Riding helmets are mandatory and available upon request.