Teaching young horses from the ground


Learning the skills of ground work 

Introduction : All our courses aim to create a good relationship between man and the horse when they work together.  In the course "Teaching young horses from the ground" you will start by watching the work with horses who have been entrusted to us for educating and re-educating.  You will be taught to be able to work from the ground independently.     

Aim : To acquire and use the principles of the Blondeau method to teach young horses while working from the ground.  

A course for breeders, riders, training riders, jockeys and drivers   

Training content :   
Theory modules :
The theory that you will be taught will cover subjects of equestrian culture, the study of the horse, how it moves and ethology.   
These subjects will enable you to understand the principles of the Blondeau method.  
Practical modules :
Handling a young horse in the box to teach it to listen  
Teaching a young horse to go into and out of a trailer  
Carry out upward and downward transitions from the ground using the voice   
Saddle a young horse for the first time   
From the ground, teach a young horse to cope with small obstacles  
Lungeing a young horse   
Getting a young horse used to working with long reins  
Working with a team to teach a young horse to use the starting gates

Programme to download

Level required :
FFE Galop 5 or experience 
A one-day assessment test on your knowledge of equitation on the subject of care and ground work.

Participants :
Nicolas Blondeau
Sophie Barreau
Elise Lefol

Duration :
6 weeks

Dates :
New dates to follow - please contact us 

Location : Saumur

Tariff :
One-day assessment test : 120€
6 week course : 3150 €
2 days compulsory continuous training annually for updates on scientific advances : 210€

Accessibilité aux personnes en situation de handicap : Contactez-nous avec ce formulaire

Diploma for this course :
Ecole Blondeau Brevet Level 2 - BEB2


Assistance possible: OPCA, VIVEA and FAFSEA

To apply: 02 41 50 70 50  Contact us with this form

Partenariats : INRA et Région Normandie

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