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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

The harmony between Horse and Rider" with Penelope Leprevost and Michel Robert

The following talk has been recorded during the Pénélope Leprévost and Michel Robert’s Master Class of 2020. During the welcome session for the participants, our two great champions shared their vision of horse riding and answered questions from the riders and auditors. The topic of the relation and harmony between the rider and the horse is at the heart of the training methods Michel and Pénélope are promoting.

Exercise to improve the horse and rider’s confidence over fences

This is the perfect grid exercise to increase the level of confidence of green horses and to improve their technique, as well as the technique and confidence of the less seasoned riders. The height and distances have been set up to approach each fence on a related distance in such a way that the rider should not have to influence the horse to get the correct spot.

Time: 7 min 40
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 (...)