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Standing at just 13.1–14.1 hands in height, Camargue horses are quite compact. They’re also very hardy and agile. The breed is native to France, originating in the Camargue region, where they’ve existed since prehistoric times. These horses are known for their incredible intelligence and endurance, and entire herds can be seen roaming the marshlands of Southern France. Buy camargue horse online.
These are the famous white horses from the Rhone Delta in Southern France.
At Valley Farm you will find the only breeding herd of Camargue Horses in Great Britain. The three fillies from the Tour Du Valat and one colt from Le Caylar which form the original herd is brought here as foals . In 1992 four more mares were import to enlarge the herd. .
Pure bred and part bred mares, foals and geldings are occasionally available for sale or loan from the riding centre.
Please note that Camargue horses seldom mature to be more than 14.2 hands high even though they are horses. They usually range between 13.2 and 14.2hh so are most suitable for smaller adults or children. This is why we also have a number of partbreds at the centre who still retain the hardiness, stamina and intelligence of the pure bred Camargue but are taller.
For identification purposes all Camargue foals are brand with the mark of the ‘manade’ where they were born and a letter which changes each year. (1990 = C 1991 = D etc.) In addition a number identifies the first born in the herd to the last.