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Gîtes de vacances en Camargue & Manade

Our horses

BREEDING OF PURE RACE CAMARGUE HORSES AT GRANDES CABANES DU VACCARES 

Started in 1928, breeding is for the selection of Camargue horses intended for work with the bull herd.

Hardiness (ability to live outdoors all year round) strength, stamina and the agility to separate bulls are the primary qualities required of a Camargue horse.

Mesures of standard male: 1m48 - 1m50.

STANDARDS OF THE BREED

Here are a few characteristics of a Camargue horse:

Head square in shape with a slightly convex profile.

Large jowl.

Ears short with a broad base.

Broad deep chest.

Shoulders short and straight

Strong legs.

Short back and haunch.

Stature ranges between

1.40m and 1.50m.

Weight ranges between 

350 and 450 kg.

CONTACT

For your questions concerning the horses please contact Pierre Pidou au 06 21 59 29 10.