Taking A Time Out From Every Day Life, Experiencing Easy Living And Soaking In Age Old Traditional Living
France is one of the premier riding destinations in the world. For this reason, it is not really a wonder that so many people decide to take a france riding holiday. This dream is possible with careful planning and determination.
Escaping From Life
If you want to get away from hurried life of nine to five, working, eating, sleeping and back to work, a France riding holiday might just be what you need. Not only is it a change to your daily routine, but there is plenty of physical exercise involved with the riding. You are also mentally stimulated with the rich history and background of the region.
A Riding Holiday
When considering a riding holiday there are a few things you have to keep in mind. You do not have to be an excellent rider, but you have to know the basics and be comfortable in the saddle, as you will spend long hours on the horse. If you do not regularly ride, you can expect some pain and discomfort for the first few days, so you might consider packing some soothing rubs to warm up painful muscles, and some pain tablets to ease the worst discomfort of the first day or two. One thing that is important to remember is to travel light. Take one or two practical outfits in a backpack. Wear correct, comfortable riding shoes that should preferably be waterproof. You never know what awaits you. Remember to book your tour with a reputable travel group, if you take a chance without seeing references and doing a bit of research your dream holiday of peace and serenity might turn into a nightmare of chaos.
Rest and Linger
Experiencing a countryside French riding holiday is out of this world. The countryside is peaceful, relaxed and unspoiled by the modern world we are used to. Riding leisurely, stopping in different towns on the way is a treat for the senses. Breathing clean fresh air, tasting the crisp fruitiness of local wine, savouring the blends of herbs mixed with local specialties and hearing the cheerful chatter of uninhibited villagers going about their daily life, is truly a healing ointment for the mind, body and soul. The towns are full of history rich in memories of the past and family traditions. Treasure each moment, each experience in your heart and mind. Try to take some of this dream home, live out what you learned; it might just change your life for the better.