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The largest Princely stables of Europe

An architectural masterpiece of the 18th century, the Great Stables were built by the architect Jean Aubert for Louis-Henri de Bourbon, 7th prince of Condé. This veritable palace for horses, built from 1719 to 1735, recently celebrated its three hundredth birthday! The Great Stables are home to the Museum of the Horse, which presents the relationship between humans and horses since the beginning of civilisation. A veritable show stables, where passion for horses mingles with equestrian arts, this building is home to an Equestrian troop that stages original creations all year round, much to the delight of young and old alike.

The Museum of the Horse

The Museum of the Horse was inaugurated in June 2013 in the 15 rooms of the Cour des Remises in the Great Stables. As a museum of both art and ethnology, its aim is to allow visitors to discover the importance of the relationship between humans and horses since the beginning of civilisation.

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Summer show : "Once upon a time the Great Stables"

For about one hour and through fifteen acts, relive the history of the Great Stables, step by step. Horses, donkeys and ponies will bring 300 years of history back to life and show their know-how: Haute École, liberty work, prancing, bowing…

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Equestrian demonstrations

In addition to the equestrian shows, the Equestrian troop gives equestrian demonstrations almost every day (see dates and times here). These demonstrations are included in the admission ticket.

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The new equestrian show : TOTEM

The new creation by the Château de Chantilly Equestrian Troop “TOTEM” pays tribute to the horse and to the horse cultures of the world. Don’t miss this amazing show from 10 April to 30 October.

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