Calvados celebrates horses with the Equidays!

From Saturday 23rd to Thursday 28th of October 2021, Calvados celebrates the horses with Equidays! It is because the equestrian discipline is part of the DNA of Calvados that the event takes place in Normandy, and in particular in Deauville, just 6 km from the Hotel Outre-Mer, with many meetings place for everyone, from the uninitiated to horse riding enthusiasts! On the program for this spectacular horse festival, an itinerant village, a large parade and more than 100 activities to discover throughout the territory.

Calvados in Normandy is the leading French department of equine breeding, producers of thoroughbreds and experts in equine research. Its territory brings together more than 100 equestrian centers and more than 8,000 licensees with a multiplicity of stud farms, each more beautiful than the next, renowned racetracks, recognized equestrian competitions, and above all passionate breeders. What other land, full of meaning and trodden by so many hooves, could better accommodate the Equidays than Calvados?

On this occasion, an itinerant village will move every day to a new town: Caen on the 23rd, Bayeux on the 24th, Vire on the 25th, Falaise on the 26th, Lisieux on the 27th and finally Deauville on October 28th on the Lais de Mer, near Les Planches. By staying at the hotel Outre-Mer, you will be at the heart of this unique equine event in France. Located just 6 km from Deauville, do not miss the closing, on Thursday 28 October, of this week dedicated to horses and the equestrian world as a whole, being close to the latest events taking place at the Lais de Mer, nearby of the famous Planches. The itinerant village will welcome you from 2 to 5.30 p.m., followed by a large parade from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., both freely accessible. And above all: don’t worry, the event is aimed at both horse riding enthusiasts and the uninitiated!

This year in particular, the organizers wanted to address the general public by offering races, professional and cultural meetings, show jumping, horse shows, but also initiations in country dance, carriage rides, treasure hunts and a whole area dedicated to children is of course provided for your little ones. The famous horse performer Laurent Douziech will also be present to offer you a high-flying show that will amaze young and old alike.

So what are you waiting for? Book your stay at the Hotel Outre-Mer with full speed!


Photo credit: @Equidays