Story 6: Learn horseback riding with a professional
Justine Jacquemot

Land of breeding, competitions,
champions and enthusiasts,
Normandy is the leading equine region in France.
Many champions and coaches
have taken up residence there.

Samuel Catel



High level Paralympic athlete for ten years, Samuel Catel was part of the French Paradressing Team before returning to his favorite discipline: show jumping. He today transmits his passion to the heart of his own domain, the Manoir stud farm

Samuel Catel & My Dream Boy des Sabs at CPEDI *** in DeauvillePixel Events
Samuel Catel & My Dream Boy des Sabs at CPEDI *** in Deauville © Pixel Events
Bertrant Lebarbier



Formerly a member of the Republican Guard's dressage competition team, Bertrant Lebarbier moved to Longines International Horse Center - Deauville as a trainer in dressage, his favorite discipline, but also in show jumping and eventing.

Bertrand Lebarbier, professional rider and dressage trainerDR
Bertrand Lebarbier, professional rider and dressage trainer © DR
Everard of Spa



Founder of the only polo school in Normandy, Evrard de Spa teaches the techniques of this Argentinian sport so famous in Deauville: handling of the mallet, approach to the ball, gestures and actions of the game on foot.

Evrard de Spa, director of the polo school and polo teacherJustine Jacquemot
Evrard de Spa, director of the polo school and polo teacher © Justine Jacquemot
Pierre Fleury



A specialist in dressage in freedom, Pierre Fleury amazes the public during remarkable shows with his horses. It also offers internships, lessons, private training and horse work. The objective is to learn to communicate better with equines and to learn to work in freedom. His training technique? Horses without halter, saddle or lead, and a rider who always adapts to the animal.

Pierre Fleury, specialist in free-range dressageLaurent Lachevre
Pierre Fleury, specialist in free-range dressage © Laurent Lachèvre
Address Book



In addition to the professional programs, you can of course learn traditional riding in the five equestrian centers inDeauville which offer lessons, courses and rides all year round, for beginners and experienced riders (up to gallop 7).


Samuel Catel
Private lessons on request
Manor stud farm,
The Manor, 14950 SAINT-PIERRE-AZIF
Tel. : + 33 (0) 6 83 36 22 97
Outings in show jumping competition (every Sunday), coaching on amateur and veteran circuits.
Other activities: horseback rides on the beach of Villers-sur-Mer (gallop 3) and in the Augeronne countryside (all levels), pony baptisms (from 3 years old), group lessons over 1 hour, 5 hours, 10 hours or 30 hours, courses half-day or full-day with galloping, equestrian boarding.



Everard of Spa
Polo School, Deauville International Polo Club,
25 Avenue of the Republic, 14800 DEAUVILLE
Tel. : + 33 (0) 6 07 99 56 92
All lessons are on request: polo initiations (all levels), group or private polo lessons (from gallop 4), family polo lessons (group of 4 people), individual lessons to learn to play like a "gaucho" (from gallop 3).


Bertrand lebarbier
Private lessons on request
Longines International Horse Center - Deauville
14 Avenue Ox And Bucks, 14800 SAINT-ARNOULT
Tel. : + 33 (0) 6 20 37 66 22
Dressage, obstacle and complete training, dressage competition coaching, courses (at the Pole or in your facilities), horse work.
Other activities of the Pole: pony baptisms (from 2 years old), group lessons over 1h, 10h, 20h or 40h, animation courses (up to gallop 3) or improvement (from gallop 4) weekly or day during school holidays in zones B and C, equestrian boarding.



Pierre Fleury
Pierre Fleury Stables,
Le Lieu Portier, 14800 TOURGEVILLE
Tel. : + 33 (0) 6 30 76 93 67
One or two day courses, one hour course, one to four week training, horse work (pre-breaking, breaking and rehabilitation).



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