20th Concours International d’Attelage de Tradition de Cuts(F)
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May 2016
CUTS 20th International Traditional Driving Competition will take place in the park of the Château and in the beautiful surrounding countryside. This well-known event attracts numerous competitors and public – between 10 000 and 15 000 spectators each year – coming from all over Europe.
The aim of the organizers of this amicable competition is to provide an enjoyable week-end for drivers from near and far as well as a memorable show with a unique and simple family atmosphere !
The public is very keen of this form of competition mixing tradition, beauty and elegance with performance as the turnouts must cover a 16 km track.
The competition is open to drivers of horses, ponies and heavy horses … sometimes donkeys with their original carriages and presentation harness.
It consists of three phases :
A. Standing Presentation : Saturday 21st May : 1st part (1 pm – 5 pm)
Sunday 22nd May : 2nd part (9 am – 1 pm) followed by
B. Road track (16km) incorporating five simple controlled passages on the track
C. Cone driving : Sunday 22nd May (2 pm – 5 pm)
More than sixty competitors from all Europe take part to the event, driving beautifully kept carriages – mostly over 100 years old ! … called buggy, phaeton, cocking-cart, road coach, berline, hunting break … They come out of eleven nations this year : Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Switzeland, Spain and France.
It is a living memory and a unique show !
Free access and parking – Restaurants - Stands
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