Equestrian: Horses & Riding

Le Cheval NArquois
Family-run stables offering riding lessons and excursions. Both husband and wife speak English. At 42 route Corbieres in Arques (11).
Centre Equestre de LEtang dOuveillan
Riding school with two English-speaking instructors at Domaine Grangette, Ouveillan (11).
Les Chevauchees du Barthas
5-day horse-riding tour, covering 160km on the endurance trail in the Cevennes National Park (48). Also sells horses ranging from 1 to 10 years of age. In La Salvetat-Peyrales (12).
Les Ecuries de Brezilhou
Stables offering guided trails with an English-speaking guide in the Aude region (11). Trails include picnic lunches of local French cuisine and lodging for those who wish to stay overnight. In Brezilhou (11).
Centre Equestre La Goutine
Small riding centre offering 1-hour, 2-hour or full-day excursions around the Aude region. The stables have seven horses and are run by Camille, who speaks English. In Villarzel-du-Razes (11).
Ranch "Le Petit Sam"
One hour regular riding lessons for adults, children, groups. One of the instructors understands English. By the Parking de la Plage, almost on the beach in Serignan (34).
Unicorn Trails
Week-long riding holidays with full-board accommodation, both guided and self-guided tours available. Routes throughout Europe, with a Carcassonne Pyrenean trail in the Languedoc region. Based in Bedfordshire, UK.