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Horse Academy - Videos & riding lessons

Michel Robert offers to riders of every level his 40 years of experience as a horseman, as a coach and as an international competitor. This site was created by Michel Robert and his team. It is a practical and educational guide aimed at helping horses and riders at every level, amateur or professional, progress.


New Video on Horse Academy

How to deal with a horse not responding to the leg aid

Whatever the sensitivity of a horse, his response to the rider’s aids is primarily linked to his training as well as his understanding of the request. Michel gives us a smooth technic to obtain a horse responsive to the leg aid no matter the horse.

Time: 13 min
Accuracy of the track and suppleness of the horse - Step 1

An excellent exercise to test the precision and lightness of the rider’s aids while working on the submission and the suppleness of the horse.

Time: 9 min 30
Michel robert

Five time French champion, multiple medallist at the World Championships and the Olympics, over the course of his 40-year career, Michel Robert has become a respected leader in the equestrian world and one of the most in-demand trainers in France and in the world. Having ended his competitive career in 2013, Michel now devotes himself to training competition horses in his stables in Moras (Isere) and also to passing on his knowledge and his experience on this website Horse Academy.
A deeper ambition hides behind this extraordinary success: achieving perfect harmony between the body and soul. For Michel this harmony with the horse is truly a way of life. Here lies the real secret of this man in constant search of perfection. Here is what makes him one of the finest riders in the world (...)