An equestrian town par excellence with its cavalry brigade, and the home base of the Republican Guard, Fontainebleau is deeply attached to this age-old tradition.It boasts unique, prestigious horse-riding facilities, such as :
The Grand Parquet: An arena for dressage and equestrian competitions. It hosts major national and international events every year.
> Hippodrome de la Solle: One of the oldest in France and set in verdant surroundings. Some twenty race meetings are held here every year.
> Military Riding School (EME): Located in the former stables of the château, it trains riders and military horses for teaching and competitions.