Riding opportunities - lovely horses - idyllic surroundings

  • Riding takes place at les Ecuries du Saumort, less than 5km/3miles from your base at Le Moulin du Chemin, with friendly, highly-qualified and very experienced horse-woman and teacher Sarah Pugh
  • Sarah's horses are well cared for and well mannered.
  • Rides can be in a school or on miles of secluded paths and lanes in an unspoiled and varying landscape.

Your holiday is based at Le Moulin du Chemin where all accommodation, meals, pool and other facilities are provided. Le Moulin du Chemin can arrange your transport to and from les écuries du Saumort, without charge (five minutes by car).

Everything during your stay at Le Moulin du Chemin is included in the holiday price*, except riding which is extra according to the number of hours ridden – the riding hourly rate is reasonable.

*in particular, all meals and drinks are included in the holiday price.

More about Sarah

Originally from UK, Sarah Pugh and her husband have been established at Saumort Farm for more than fifteen years. They developed the farm into a riding centre known as les Ecuries du Saumort. Sarah is pleased to accompany visitors on rides of up to ninty-minutes in the countryside, or to give lessons to riders in the indoor or outdoor schools, both by prior arrangement.

Idyllic Rural Paradise

Le Moulin du Chemin and les Ecuries du Saumort are located in the leafy Saumort Valley, deep in the French countryside. There are miles of secluded paths and lanes in an unspoiled and changing landscape – perfect for hacking-out – with oodles of birds, butterflies, wild flowers and animals to be seen. The region is a veritable idyllic rural paradise.


Transportation between Le Moulin du Chemin between les Ecuries du Saumort is provided without charge (five minutes by car).

lternatively, Le Moulin du Chemin will be pleased to loan you a bike – naturally guests may use their own vehicles.

Other Aspects

However much you enjoy riding and being around horses, it's hardly feasible to ride more than a few hours each day. In this case other aspects of the holiday must also be excellent in order to rewardingly spend your time on holiday.

Accommodation, facilties, hospitality and ambiance deserve your careful consideration before you choose your holiday, as well as several less tangible aspects (less tangible although nevertheless having an important impact on the pleasure you experience on your holiday) . These are described for your information under the buttons below.

Further Information

Please do not hesitate to contact us for availability enquiries or for other information about holidays at le Moulin du Chemim. We will be delighted to hear from you.