Haras du Ry young rider training with Amy Graham

Show jumping in Europe


Haras du Ry concentrates on ensuring you have a thorough knowledge of the business of European show jumping based in a safe high quality English speaking environment. In your time at Haras du Ry we will help you identify your particular area of skills such as:


  • Professional home rider & trainer of young horses
  • Competitor of young horses
  • International rider


What is included in your placement?


You will:

  • Share accommodation in La Belle Maison on the property (pictures on the accommodation section of the websitewww.harasdury.eu ). The house is fully furnished with equipped kitchen and laundry. Heating, electricity and water included. You are required to supply own linen
  • Participate fully in all stable, grooming and riding activities daily
  • Be coached by Amy Graham and other senior HDR stable riders
  • Compete at CSI YR, YH, Am-B, 1,2,3* International events as you progress in ability and experience
  • 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 interns who show the appropriate level of skill and dedication we will help you gain your first job in Europe as a groom or rider.
  • 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




  • Client placements are a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 2 years.
  • We will help with VISA applications if needed




With any activity involving horses & 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

Diana Dinu is our office manager who will complete all administration requirements for your stay. Dianas email is harasdury4@gmail.com


Your horse


  • 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 & your horse/s will become an integral part of Haras du Ry which has up to 50 horses in residence.
  • If you do not have a horse to bring you are expected to lease or purchase a horse in Europe. We can help you with this.

What will the time at HDR cost you?


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 & the number and type of competitions you wish to attend as a competitor.

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