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Cavadélis horse show in La Grande-Motte: the bullfighting club Lou Grégau creates the event on Sunday

The big meeting of the summer is scheduled for Sunday August 7 in the Juan-Bautista arenas.

Summer at the Lou Grégau bullfighting club in La Grande-Motte is punctuated by Cinétoile evenings and pool bullfights, offered every week in the Juan-Bautista arena until the end of August.

But the date of Sunday August 7 is marked in red ink on the calendar of President Guy Laroze, the person in charge of communication Vincent Laroze and the ninety members.

A popular show to be together

“We proposed the Camargue Days, on Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26. There, we are organizing the return of the Cavadélis equestrian show, which we had already hosted from 2007 to 2013. We had wanted to organize it in 2021 but the Covid-19 decided otherwise”explain Guy and Vincent Laroze.

Imagined by Martine and José Capdequi in the arenas of La Grande-Motte, revamped for the occasion, Cavadélis will stage international artists, including the Spaniard Sant Serra and his three Friesian horses, Martial Berger and the coals on fire, Sophie Planet and Cédric Sutera-Sardo…

Why horses? “We too often forget that a bullfighting club is interested in bulls but also in horses, especially when organizing bandido and abrivado. With Cavadélis, we wanted to host a popular show to allow people to meet together in the arenas”say Guy and Vincent Laroze.

A day of the horse this Sunday

The Cavadelis show will close a day dedicated to horses at La Grande-Motte this Sunday, August 7. It will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a Roussataïo, a parade of mares and their foals, supervised by herdsmen and a horse-drawn carriage through the streets of the seaside resort (full route on www.lagrandemotte.com). In addition, photographs on the theme of the horse, signed Jean Mansuy, are presented on the walls of the Juan Bautista bullring (free access).

Cavadélis – Sunday August 7, 9.45 p.m. – Juan Bautista Arena – La Grande-Motte – Online presales at www.lagrandemotte.com and on-site sale at the arenas on Sunday from 7.45 p.m. Single price: €17.

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