Cadre noir visits and shows


From February to October, visit a unique school in France where the instructors are none other than the celebrated riding masters of the Cadre Noir.

Visits through the great indoor arena, the stables and the tack room will take you on a voyage of discovery of the history of the Cadre Noir since its creation in 1815. You will discover a place where the relationship between man and horse becomes magical.

The public performances allow you to watch the ecuyers of the Cadre Noir at work in the Grand Manège. The commentary provided by an ecuyer will give you an appreciation of the work involved in training the horse, jumping, in long reins, the airs above the ground, and classical riding.

Different dates of official galas gives you the opportunity to watch the traditional gala of the Cadre Noir : an unforgettable moment dedicated to French equitation !

2020 Season – Open to the public from February 8 to October 31.

Online tickets booking


In order to respect the government guidelines and to guarantee the safety of all, the Cadre noir has been opened, since June 8, only for the Classic visit.

Visitors must book in advance.



Visits Office

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Monday aternoon from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Tuesday to Friday from 9.30 am- 12.00/2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Ticket Office

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Monday afternoon from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Tuesday to Friday from 9.30 am-12.00/2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Discover our visits, performances and galas

The Classic visit

A very special moment closed to the horses in the stables

The In-depth visit

Visit places normally closed to the public – only for groups

Public performances Les Matinales

A special occasion to watch the ecuyers at work in the Grand Manège

Official galas

A magical moment dedicated to the French Equitation