Are you a young or amateur rider seeking one on one regular lessons and training with your horse?
Perhaps you are a young professional, requiring less intensive training support but a very professional facility. You may need support preparing for the shows, and also at competitions.
Contact us directly at Haras Du Ry to achieve a personalised program and quote.
Amy is available to attend clinics throughout Europe and abroad. Having already had great success in Kuwait and Belgium we can accommodate your team at HDR or Amy can travel abroad. Contact us directly for more information.
Full-time Student Program
What do we do for you at Haras du Ry during your time as a student…
- Be coached by Amy Graham and other senior Haras Du Ry stable riders.
- Compete at CSI YR, YH, Am-B, 1-5 star international events as you progress in ability and experience
- Compete at National French shows
- We take care of all entries, health papers, transport, accommodation at shows as well as providing competition grooms.
- We provide training at the shows, warm up, course walk, video the round and provide feedback and analysis after the round
- We can help arrange accommodation in our local towns
- Participate fully in all stable, grooming and riding activities daily.
- Be involved daily in all aspects of international sport horse facility management and veterinary, osteo, farrier and nutrition for international sport horse management.
- Groom your horse to an international competition level.
- Develop your skills as a rider of young and competition horses suitable for an international stable.
- Develop the confidence and knowledge to “market” yourself in your chosen area of the equestrian industry. For students who show the appropriate level of skill and dedication we will help you gain your first job in Europe as a groom or rider.
- Languages spoken at Haras du Ry include English, French and Portuguese.
- Gain basic French speaking skills.
- Learn all aspects of managing your European competition career ie horse health papers, entries, understanding the Longines ranking system, Young Horse/National & International shows.
Contact Amy Graham for a quote depending on your specific needs as the charges vary depending on the number of horses you bring or wish to lease and the number and type of competitions you wish to attend as a competitor.
- Client placements are a minimum of three months. We have students who have been at Haras du Ry for 5 years.
- We will help with VISA applications if needed
You are expected to have your own horse/s, groomed and trained by you. This is essential to achieving the best experience while at Haras du Ry. You and your horse/s will become an integral part of Haras du Ry which has up to 65 horses in residence.
If you do not have horses to bring you are expected to lease or purchase a horse in Europe. Students find that they have the best experience by having a minimum of 2 horses although some have up to 4. We can source suitable lease horses for your time at Haras du Ry. Alternatively, you may want to purchase horses. We will help you find your perfect horse/s after you have arrived and we have assessed your capability.
Contact us for a quote specific to your needs.
With any activity involving horses and international competitions there is a lot of administration. As soon as you confirm you are coming for a season we will commence this work with you.
It will include:
- International competitors licence
- French National competitors license
- Medical check for French license
- Gaining show entries
- French phone
- Supported access to banking, medical facilities