A multiple Olympic and world medalist, and the most decorated French riders. Michel Robert has coached numerous professionals in Ain and shaped the way sport’s horses are trained.
Hubert BOURDY (1957-2014)
An olympic and world medalist, Hubert Bourdy was responsible for making Ain a global trading hub for show jumpers.
A five star international showjumper. Julien Gonin is the rider who found Kellemoi de Pépita. Gold medalist at the Mediterranean Games and placed at the FEI Jumping World Cup, he aims to climb up the ranking board into the top 100 world riders.
A retired horse dealer. Guy Martin has seen thousands of horses pass through his international trading stables and is very happy to be based in Ain. He has also played an important role in the training of many professionals and three Olympic riders.
Owner of a thriving horse trading company in the department. Laurent Guillet has proved himself to be one of the most successful horse dealers in France and is a partner with the French Fences auction. He also found Urvoso du Roch for Nicolas Delmotte.
A veterinary surgeon. Frédéric Neyrat has brought modern reproduction techniques to Ain.
Qualified instructor from the international French school, the Cense Stud and Young Breeders trainer for the Selle Français Studbook, André Audinot specializes in training young horses, using natural horsemanship techniques.
A level 3 international course designer. Jean-François Gourdin specializes in the design of courses for young horses and is also an official at the breeding week (Grande Semaine de Fontainebleau) in Fontainebleau.
All compete at five-star level, the FEI Jumping World Cup and the Global Champion’s Tour.