Horseback Riding Vacation in Bruges, Belgium

//Horseback Riding Vacation in Bruges, Belgium
Holy Blood Procession flag holders on a horseback riding vacation in Bruges, Belgium

Holy Blood Procession flag holders on a horseback riding vacation in Bruges, Belgium

Horses in Bruges, Belgium

 

While I didn’t have a chance to go on a horseback riding vacation in Bruges, Belgium, I did see many gorgeous horses during my visit and wanted to share photos and a YouTube video that I made during my trip.

 

If you have not yet been to Bruges, you may want to rent the movie “In Bruges” with Colin Farrell. Here you will see beautiful scenery of Bruges. As a horse lover, my ears always perk up when I hear the distant sound of  horses hooves clip clopping on the cobblestone streets. When in Bruges, take a horse drawn carriage ride. The entire city has earned a UNESCO World Heritage ranking so there are plenty of sites to see.

 

 

Holy Blood Procession in Bruges, Belgium

I was fortunate to have visited Bruges on May 13 for the Holy Blood Procession. While not a catchy name for a lovely religious parade, the horses and riders were dressed in colorful period costumes. Marching bands accompanied the procession throughout with well behaved horses calm and collected.

Horseman carrying the Holy Blood and accompanying royalty on a horseback riding vacation in Bruges, Belgium

Horseman carrying the Holy Blood and accompanying royalty on a horseback riding vacation in Bruges, Belgium

 

Parade Horses

Many of us remember fondly our first parade experience in our community, perhaps with color guard teams. What equestrian parades or processions have you enjoyed on a horseback riding vacation?

Related Post: Best Things to See and Do in Bruges, Belgium

2017-06-27T11:45:26+00:00 May 26th, 2010|Equestrian Photography|

One Comment

  1. Andy July 25, 2010 at 12:28 am

    There’s so much to see and do in Bruges! You’ll have to go back to do some riding. We loved our trip there so much that we’ve written this free guide with recommendations on what to see…

    Bruges City Guide

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