Young Horse Rider Wanted for Jessica Michel-Botton at Haras de Hus

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 08:35
Groom's Corner
Jessica Michel-Botton at the 2012 Olympic Games in London :: Photo © Astrid Appels

French Olympic dressage rider Jessica Michel-Botton is looking for an experienced young horse rider to complete her team at her dressage facility located at Haras de Hus in Petit-Mars, France.

Jessica Michel-Botton competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. She has won the French Championships 26 times, from young horses level to small tour and senior Grand Prix level. She has participated at numerous European, World and World Young Horse Championships and is a WCYH bronze medal winner. Michel is well known for her professional training of young horses according to the principles of classic dressage.

The candidate has to be a motivated and confident rider who has experience handling, riding and training young horses as well as stallions. S/he should have no fear to manage and ride green, sensitive and inexperienced youngsters. 

S/he has to be hard working and with a genuine love for horses, The rider needs to have a positive disposition and be able to work in a team with responsibility and an eye for detail. The stable has between 15 to 20 horses and the team includes a staff of 5. 

Duties include the breaking in, riding, lunging and hacking  of the horses, as well the grooming and care taking of them and their tack. Barn duties are included in the morning. 

The candidate will get the opportunity to compete his allocated horses if the horse-and-rider combination show competence. The rider will get training and support on a daily basis from Jessica. 

A long term position is offered. An apartment is available at the equestrian facility. Possibility to bring own horse. 

Please submit your resume with your riding experience, as well as a video of your riding to: