Past Shows - Creations and Galas

Gala Evening at the Cadre Noir of Saumur - February 2009  ©R&B Presse
The Live Horse Museum - The Great Stables has been developing for many years an equestrian show tradition. Every year, during high season (April-October), an hour + long show takes place under the dome, staging more than thirty horses.

Creations last two years

2012-2013: Equestrians

2010 - 2011: A Russian Prince in Chantilly

2008-2009: The Chantilly Princes

2006-2007: On the Silk Road

2004-2005: Polo-Tango

 

Exceptionnal events

Equestrian Concert with pianist Olivier Cazal: November 5, 2012

Yves Bienaimé: 50 years of equestrian passion June 12, 2012

Gala Evening at the Cadre Noir of Saumur - February 2009/Gala Evening at the Cadre Noir of Saumur

Gala Evening to benefit the Lejeune Foundation

 

50 years of equestrian passion June 12, 2012

The equestrians: Yves Bienaimé, Alain Fines, Elise Gallais, Cristina Garcia-Rios, Elodie Jacquet, Sophie Justin, Nathalie Lecoultre, Morgane Michot, Blandine Nicot, Sophie Renauldon-Bienaimé,

The ballerine: Marjolaine Cox

The actor: Jacques Poix-Terrier

The Lusitanian: Nazar de la Veronne, Picasso, Obediente, Ossado, Torrao, Xerif and Zanzibar, Xerif's half brother and for his first show: Rocambol, Yves Bienaimé's horse

The Pure Spanish Horse: Fantasio, Orphéo, Tempo

The Oldenburgers: San Cipriano the senior (born in 1990)

The Shetlands: Romain

The Toy Horse: Bilbao

The tiny Shetland: Champion

The Welsh: Kalin

 

2010-2011 Creation: A Russian Prince in Chantilly

Creator: Sophie Renauldon-Bienaimé

Director: Virginie Bienaimé

Texts: Sophie Renauldon-Bienaimé, Virginie Bienaimé, Jacques Poix-Terrier and Pascal Renauldon with help from readings of Jean-Louis Gouraud and Tchekov words.

Costume design: Monika Mucha, Ailes de Nuit

Lighting design: Marie Bellot

Sets: Michel Blancart

Floral Decoration: Thierry Basset and the staff from the Chateau Park, Serge Saje from the vegetable garden of the Princes, Chantilly

Troika Decor: Yvan Frédrik

Harness adviser: Jean Pierre Brisou

Sets: Annabel Bienaimé

The equestrians: Serah Cragg, Elise Gallais, Cristina Garcia-Rios, Elodie Jacquet, Sophie Justin, Nathalie Lecoultre, Morgane Michot, Blandine Nicot, Sophie Renauldon-Bienaimé, Caroline Vitry

The actor: Jacques Poix-Terrier

The acrobats: Damien Chauvet, Benjamin Grain

The musicians: Willy Abaro and Natalia Ermilova

Stage light and sound manager: Cécile Troisfontaine assisted by Alexandre Van de Weghe

Horse care : Véronique Delourme, Sébastien Lerin , Magalie Allari

The horses and the ponies

The Lusitanian: Nazar de la Veronne, Picasso, Obediente, Ossado, Torrao, Vintage, Xerif et Zanzibar, Xerif's half brother

The Menorquin: Nectar

The Andalusian: Fantasio, Orphéo, Tempo

The « meadow cocktail »: Lakota (half purebred, half trotter)

The Percherons: Oslo and Otchao

The Friesians: Hermès and Hiram

The Oldenburg: San Cipriano the elder (21 year old this year) and his little nephew Sandro King

The Schwarzwälder: Féderkiel (draft horse of the Black Forest)

The Shetlands: Chiquito, Pedro and Romain

The half brother Welshes: Kalin and Kéfir

 

2008-2009: The Princes of Chantilly

Created and directed by Sophie Renauldon-Bienaimé

Costume Designer: Monika Mucha

Harnessing: Marie-Line Blondieau

 

With the acrobats: Nicolas Triguer/ Clément Gerbaut

With the equestrians: Aurélie Bausmayeur, Sophie Bienaimé,Amandine Bréhaut, Samantha Camman, Christine Dos Santos, Charlotte Gaillard, Elise Gallais, Johanna Houé, Elodie Jacquet, Sophie Justin, Morgane Michot, Mélanie Nez, Blandine Nicot

 

The Spanish: Obediente - Tempo - Presumido – Fantasio

The crossed Iberians: Orphéo and Almonte

The Portuguese: Tango – Ossado - Torrao - Picasso -Navarro - Nil

The Friesians: Hiram – Hermès

 

The Oldenburg: San Cipriano

The Welsh: Kalin - Kefir

The Donkey: Séraphin

The tiny Sheltland: Champion and Ramsès the Great

The Shetland: Chiquito

 

Gala February 2009 - Cadre Noir of Saumur

With Aurélie Bausmayeur, Sophie Bienaimé, Amandine Bréhaut, Elodie Jacquet, Sophie Justin, Morgane Michot and Blandine Nicot
 

Due to renovation work on the Great Stables dome of Chantilly (January-April 2009), 30 horses and 7 equestrians were called upon to move out. The city of Saumur and the National Horse School hosted the stable of Chantilly for 6 weeks. Workouts and daily lessons were organized with the permanent support of the Cadre Noir equestrians of Saumur. This amazing experience was concluded with a Gala, on Februray 25, 2009. 

 

Special thanks to Michel Apchin, Mayor of the city of Saumur, General Le Bot from the Application Armored Army School, the equestrians of Cadre Noir Olivier Puls, Laurence Sautet and Gildas Flament, the photographers Alain Laurioux, Frédéric Chehu and Jerzy Bukajlo

 

Gala October 2008 - Paris: Benefit Show for the Lejeune Foundation

With the equestrians: Aurélie Bausmayeur, Sophie Bienaimé, Yves Bienaimé, Amandine Bréhaut, Christine Dos Santos, Elise Gallais, Elodie Jacquet, Sophie Justin, Blandine Nicot, Marina

 

2006 - 2007: On the Road of Silk: 

Created and directed by Sophie Renauldon-Bienaimé

Costumes: Monika Mucha and some brought back from our travels in China, India and Mongolia

Harnessing: Marie-Line Blondieau

With the danser:

With the percussionist: Christophe Souron

With the equestrians: Morgane Belz, Sophie Bienaimé, Yves Bienaimé, Elise Gallais, Elodie Jacquet, Sophie Justin, Morgane Michot, Blandine Nicot

The acrobat: Marie Granier Deferre in 2006 / Sabrina Sow in 2007

 

The Spanish:  Tempo - Presumido – Fantasio

The crossed Iberian: Almonte

The Portuguese: Tango - Picasso -Navarro - Nil - Camel

The Friesians: Hiram – Hermès

The Oldenburg : San Cipriano

The Welsh: Kalin - Kefir

The donkey: Séraphin

The tiny Shetlands: Champion and Ramsès the Great

The Shetland: Chiquito

2006-2007 - On the Road to Silk ©R&B Presse
2008-2009: The Princes of Chantilly ©R&B Presse
2010 - 2011: A Russian Prince in Chantilly ©R&B Presse
Gala Evening to benefit the Lejeune Foundation - October 2008 © Jacky Masset
Yves Bienaimé: 50 years of Equestrian Passion June 12 2012 - Yves Bienaimé and b