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BURGUNDY-FRANCHE-COMTÉ

Haras du Val des Charmes

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Having worked as a pre-training rider and with a wealth of experience, notably as both a show jumping instructor and competitor, Karim Zoubeidi-Defert, the manager of the Haras du Val des Charmes, endeavours to place each ex-racehorse with the rider that best corresponds with the horse. Situated close to Dijon, Karim is convinced by the qualities of retrained racehorses and their undeniable attributes for their future riders.

Manager
Karim Zoubeidi-Defert

Address
Le Val des Charmes 70000 Charmoille

Telephone
(+33) 06 59 99 87 28

Email
kzoubeidi.defert@gmail.com


NORMANDY

Le Manoir Reconversion

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A Pro-Elite horse-ball player, Arthur has been passionate about retraining thoroughbreds for several years. Installed in the Manche region of France, his structure has numerous installations and several acres of paddocks. He can accommodate horses that require some convalescence or horses that can transition straight to retraining.

Manager
Arthur Schwob

Address

Le Manoir

50200 Bricqueville-la-Blouette

Telephone
(+33) 06 33 41 25 31

Email
arthur.schwob@gmail.com


LOIRE REGION

Etrier de Granlieu

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Based on the outskirts of Nantes, Martial and Nicolas have several years of experience in the retraining of racehorses into outdoor and leisure riding.

Manager
Martial Delumeau & Nicolas Delous

Address

3 pré de Gilles

44310 SAINT COLOMBAN

Telephone
0613240391

Email
etrierdegranlieu@gmail.com

Website
https://www.etrierdegranlieu.fr/


PROVENCE-ALPS-CÔTE D’AZUR

Domaine Hope

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Located near Toulon, Marine Cioccolini and Jérémy Gaye welcome retrained racehorses with a view to their reconversion. After a complete veterinary check-up, the horses benefit from a cure based on natural products adapted to their needs. The horses go through a process of retraining consisting of five stages ranging from the respect of the rider on foot, to the chaining in the calm of an obstacle course. The structure has 4 boxes and individual paddocks.

Manager
Marine Cioccolini & Jérémy Gaye

Address

Chemin des Cavières

83170 Camps la Source

Telephone
(+33) 06 22 01 76 26

Email
domainehope@gmail.com

Website
https://www.domainehope.com


BURGUNDY-FRANCHE-COMTÉ

Refuge Equin Terre Plaine

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After 20 years of experience in taking horses that need convalescence or with specific soundness issues, Marie Marge proposes to take ex-racehorses during their transition period to rehabilitate or to prepare for retirement. Wellbeing and rest are central to her work, to ensure that each horse enjoys and profits from paddock rest.

Manager
Marie Marge

Address
Grande Rue 89420 ST ANDRE EN TERRE PLAINE

Telephone
(+33) 06 80 60 27 05

Email
retp89@gmail.com

Website
https://refuge-equin.jimdo.com


NOUVELLE AQUITAINE

Ecuries Wallace

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Cécile Lefeuve and Sébastien Criado developped the Ecuries Wallace, near Pau. They have been working for several years now with thrainers such as Jean-Claude Rouget. They are specialized in sports retraining and more specifically eventing, with a possible period of convalescence and care in their facility.

Manager
Cécile Lefeuve and Sébastien Criado

Address
17 Route d'Eslourenties
64420 LOURENTIES

Telephone
(+33) 06 77 58 59 96 / (+33) 06 83 13 21 71

Email
ecurieswallace@gmail.com

Website
https://www.ecurieswallace.fr/


MIDI-PYRÉNÉES LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

Ecurie de Roquelance

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Lea started her retraining centre in Baudignan just over 2 years ago and she is passionate about retraining racehorses. She specialises in retraining racehorses as riding horses for pleasure and as hacks, and she has already successfully retrained over 30 thoroughbreds.

Manager
Léa Klein

Address

Roquelance

40310 Baudignan

Telephone
(+33) 06 50 29 26 65

Email
ecuriederoquelance@gmail.com


BURGUNDY-FRANCHE-COMTÉ

CE de Champignelles

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An ex Garde Républicaine, Madelyne today manages the Equestre de Campignelles riding centre, near Dijon. She is convinced that retrained racehorses make riding horses and she has developed her stable by retraining racehorses both for sport and recreational purposes.

Manager
Madelyne Bottti

Address
11 Rue du Charme 89350 CHAMPIGNELLES

Telephone
(+33) 06 67 01 34 96

Email
mady89350@gmail.com

Website
https://www.centreequestredechampignelles.com


CENTRE-LOIRE VALLEY

Haras d'Oakland

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Situated at Le Mesnil-Thomas (28), about an hour from Paris, the Haras d’Oakland (from the Brimbo Sport group) is managed by Philippe Audige and Thomas Dubois. This facility has all the infrastructure and knowledge needed to successfully retraining ex-racehorses.

Manager
Philippe Audigé / Thomas Dubois

Address

Route du Tartre

28250 Le Mesnil Thomas

Telephone
(+33) 06 82 57 78 70

Email
haras.oakland.equitation@gmail.com

Website
http://www.brimborion.org


ILE DE FRANCE/PARIS REGION

L'Ecurie de la Boissière

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Formed in 2005, this livery yard is also a training centre for future riding instructors. The retraining of racehorses started several years ago at the facility. The needs of the ex-racehorse are the primary concern and this centre also builds awareness of the racing world with future equestrian professionals.

Manager
Dominique Chambon et Charlotte Jeanjean

Address
13 La Boissière 77120 SAINTS

Telephone
(+33) 06 12 97 26 32

Email
contact@ecuriedelaboissiere77.fr

Website
https://www.ecuriedelaboissiere77.fr


MIDI-PYRÉNÉES LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

Domaine de Perry

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The Domaine de Perry, own by Marie-Pierre Péléus, offers a convalescence solution, with various outside spaces for the Thoroughbred recovery, to insure an appropriate transition between training and racing and a sport and leisure career.

Manager
Marie-Pierre Péléus

Address
Perry
11300 Pieusse

Telephone
(+33) 06 67 03 78 89

Email
marie-pierre@domainedeperry.com


NORMANDY

Haras du Breuil

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Therapist and specialized in Thoroughbred rehabilitation with required particular convalescence care, Gautier-Jean Burgat developed his activity at the Haras du Breuil, located between Chartres and Alençon.

Manager
Gautier-Jean Burgat

Address
Le Breuil
61360 ST JOUIN DE BLAVOU

Telephone
(+33) 06 43 23 06 89

Email
harasdubreuil@gmail.com


NORMANDY

Ecurie Qui Trotte Vie

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Found of horse riding and the relationship with the horses, the Qui Trotte Vie Stable is specialized in retrained racehorses care for a sport and leisure future. Created in 2012, the facility has welcomed over 100 horses up to now, and offered them the appropriate retraining program.

Manager
Valérie Estèves / Paulo Cabral

Address

242 Chemin des Fauldes
14950 GLANVILLE

Telephone
(+33) 07 86 98 27 74

Email
qui-trotte-vie@hotmail.fr

Website
http://qui-trottevie.e-monsite.com


NORMANDY

Haras de Boscherville

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The Haras de Boscherville, specializing in the sale of horse ball horses, is established in the Eure, 1 hour from Deauville and was founded 5 years ago by Gildas Mabilais, Horse-Ball player at Pro Elite level. More than 120 horses have already passed through its infrastructures and have all been directed towards the Horse-Ball, discipline in which the ex-racehorses are particularly coveted.

Manager
Gildas Mabilais

Address
2471 Route du Neubourg
27520 BOURGTHEROULDE

Telephone
+33 (0)6 45 61 19 15

Email
harasdeboscherville@gmail.com


PROVENCE-ALPS-CÔTE D’AZUR

Cheval de Coeur

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A breeder, rider and equine enthusiast, Nathalie has developed a network of retraining contacts throughout the South East region, through Cheval De Cœur. Having taken over 400 ex-racehorses that have been placed for retraining since starting, the charity works to find the right solution for the horse and the new owner, whilst evaluating the riding level and the infrastructure that will stable the horse.

Manager
Nathalie Sigaud

Address
250 Chemin de la Gontarde 84350 Courthezon

Telephone
(+33) 06 38 84 41 04

Email
nathaliesigaud@yahoo.fr

Website
http://www.chevaldecoeur.fr


NORMANDY

Ecuries du Taillais

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Passionnés de courses et de concours hippique, Mélanie et Vincent ont développé les Ecuries du Taillais pour valoriser le potentiel de leurs chevaux à réformer. Le couple cavalier/cheval est au coeur de leur démarche, en procédant à une reconversion par étape en fonction des besoins du cheval.

Manager
Vincent Prud'Homme et Mélanie Dumesnil

Address

476 rue des Fontaines

50400 YQUELON

Telephone
(+33) 06 79 13 02 91 / (+33) 06 13 70 96 12

Email
les.ecuries.du.taillais@gmail.com


BURGUNDY-FRANCHE-COMTÉ

Equiconnect

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A rider for many years, Charlotte specialises in developing the connection between the horse and rider. She was trained as an equestrian rider but she also has experience in the racing world. Charlotte concentrates her thoroughbred retraining process on the following principles: confidence, complicity and respect.

Manager
Charlotte Masseron

Address

21 rue principale

10700 MESNIL LA COMTESSE

Telephone
(+33) 07 82 99 59 29

Email
hinon32@hotmail.fr

Website
https://www.equiconnect.fr


ALSACE LORRAINE CHAMPAGNE ARDENNES

Ecurie du Winkelbach

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Nathalie specialises in retraining racehorses to dressage, endurance or as simple hacks and she has a particular affection for this breed as she finds them blessed with exceptional versatility. The first accredited rehoming structure based in Alsace, the horses are retrained in a rural environment, next to a forest and with special attention paid to desensitisation.

Manager
Nathalie Dietrich

Address

9 Grand Rue

67440 Hengwiller

Telephone
(+33) 06 65 06 96 25

Email
ecurieduwinkelbach@gmail.com


NOUVELLE AQUITAINE

Brandeau Equitation

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Located next to Bordeaux, Ecuries de Brandeau is a retraining facility specialized in Horse-Ball. In order to develop a new system for the Horse-Ball Equine Industry in France, Christophe Désormeaux developed a particular system tailored to get the most out of the Thoroughbreds according to their skills and their needs after their racing career.

Manager

Address
Lieu dit Brandeau
33350 LES SALLES DE CASTILLON

Telephone
(+33) 06 80 65 19 77

Email
desormeaux.christophe@neuf.fr

Website
https://retrainingstablesbordeaux.com


BRITTANY

Ecuries Bering Reconversion

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An exercise rider and a sport horse enthusiast, Julie Le Dortz offers a retraining solution for ex-racehorses that is both ethical and long-term for their secondary careers. The main objective is to take the time necessary for each horse to fulfill their potential in the best possible conditions. She believes this creates happy and harmonious horses and riders.

Manager
Julie Le Dortz

Address

Le Landier des Princes

35580 Baulon

Telephone
(+33) 07 87 39 97 21

Email
contact@ecuriesbering.com

Website
https://www.ecuriesbering.com


HAUTS DE FRANCE

Les Ecuries du Saule

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Ecuries du Saule is based at Obiés, near the Belgian border and Delphine offers ex-racehorse retraining mainly to the show-jumping and eventing disciplines. All aspects of her retraining programme including breaking, preparation add value to the horses and are undertaken with ethical equestrian techniques.

Manager
Delphine Baudet

Address

65 rue du Saule

59570 Obiés

Telephone
(+33) 06 70 99 22 03

Email
delphinebaudet@outlook.fr

Website
https://baudetdelphine.wixsite.com/lesecuriesdusaule


PROVENCE-ALPS-CÔTE D’AZUR

Association Coeur de Course

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The Coeur de Course Association was created at the beginning of 2015 and has already retrained more than 64 ex-racehorses. The Thoroughbred retrained by Coeur de Course are available for sale or are performed for Coeur de Course.

Manager
Ludyvine Crépeau

Address
9 avenue de Nice
Les Amazones
06800 CAGNES-SUR-MER

Telephone
(+33) 06 60 47 64 61

Email
equidart@gmail.com