National Stud Farm and Horse Centre
Chemin de Mauhourat, 65000 Tarbes Driving directions
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Opening hours

[TEL] 06 32 44 87 13 or 06 14 12 30 30 - guided tour school hols: 10.30am, 2.30pm and 4pm, weekends 2.30pm and 4pm; rest of year: Wed 10.30am, 2.30pm and 4pm, weekends 2.30pm and 4pm - €7/10 (children €2/5) - telephone for activities

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In a park shaded by cedar and magnolia trees, this cluster of elegant lodges, dating from the First Empire, is the birthplace of the "tarbais", an Anglo-Arab horse much appreciated by the hussars. After a tour of the installations (stables, blacksmith, saddlery...), off to the former riding school, now an Equestrian centre dedicated to the history and depiction of horses in the Midi-Pyrenees.

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