Versailles' Grandes Écuries (Greater Stables) are the stage for the prestigious Académie du Spectacle Équestre. It presents spectacular Reprises Musicales, for which tickets sell out weeks in advance; book ahead online. In the stables' main courtyard is a manège where horses and their riders train. Show tickets and training sessions include a stable visit.
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The Grandes Écuries (Great Stables) house the Académie du Spectacle Équestre.
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