Ecurie Seconde Chance have been retraining racehorses since 2009 and have already retrained more than 1,000 thoroughbreds. These horses, that are in the process of being retrained, are for sale with a contract (budget from €250 to €4,000 before tax).
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.
9 avenue de Nice
(+33) 06 60 47 64 61
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.
Developed since 2004, Esprits Réformés is a facility located near the Ocean. They are focused on finding the right solution for each Thoroughbred to have an appropriate physical and psychological retraining program. Eventing rider, Anne-Eva implements some comprehensive protocols, including natural care, some adapted exercices and different situations.
85230 BEAUVOIR SUR MER
(+33) 06 78 29 78 75
The Ecuries de la Béchère, run by Franck Cochain, have been engaged in the Retraining since 2014. The ex-racehorses retrained, or been retraining, by Ecuries de la Béchère are available for sale.
72350 VIRÉ EN CHAMPAGNE
(+33) 06 20 52 43 44
In a peaceful and natural setting of 25 acres with enclosed and planted fields, Haras des Passions boards off track thoroughbreds, among others, for a proper recovery or to be retrained. Located in the Lion d’Angers area, it is ideal for the horse to rest and get a strong feeling of well-being.
(+33) 06 59 11 44 30
Recently settled in Pays de la Loire, Mathieu Bodier uses his equestrian sport experience and background to retrain horses. He’s focused on offering to his clients healthy horses, having learned a new jobs. His stable also offers a solution for racehorse owners willing to find some retraining options for the horse to have a different future.
(+33) 06 43 47 07 29
Located in the Lion d’Angers area, the Haras d’Ecorse is a training facility for lads and a sport retraining center for Thoroughbreds out of training, managed by the French Olympic rider, Aurélien Kahn.
(+33) 06 07 36 55 72
Strong of their experience in horse care and training since they started their stable in 2000, Emmanuel and Susie Zanchi, owners and riders of the Ecuries du Mont Verdun, have already retrained more than 300 Thoroughbreds to various equestrian activities. Located in Beauvoir en Lyons, their main goal is to understand the horse, to put themselves in its position to get the best out of it.
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.
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.
61360 ST JOUIN DE BLAVOU
(+33) 06 43 23 06 89
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.
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.
(+33) 06 67 03 78 89
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.
Lieu dit Brandeau
33350 LES SALLES DE CASTILLON
(+33) 06 80 65 19 77
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.