The Pony Club de l'Espérance is located in Dampierre in the Nièvre region of Burgundy, 180 km from Paris.
It is located on a vast 80 hectare property, surrounded by fields and woods, far from any road
110 ponies and horses, 3 indoor riding schools, 2 arenas, 1 cross-country course, more than 200 km of marked trails, 70 hectares of meadows allow all activities to take place on site.
An indoor swimming pool, sports fields (basketball, tennis, beach volleyball), a miniature golf course and a western camp offer the possibility of complementary activities.
Comfortable rooms with 6 to 10 beds, all equipped with full sanitary facilities, are available to riders. 2 showers, 2 washbasins and 1 toilet in each room. Meals are served in 3 dining rooms or on the terrace surrounded by ponies. During his stay, each child goes on a pony ride for 2 days and 1 night at the western camp, living at the rhythm of the far-west and sleeping under a tepee (optional).
The menus are prepared by a caterer and are well balanced, some of which are organically grown.
The club, affiliated to the FFE, offers various activities around the horse: riding, training courses, initiation to all disciplines for children and adults, competitions, rides, stays, nature weekends and gîte d'étape, pension for the horses.