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HORSE RIDING & SCHOOL PROGRAMME

HORSE RIDING & SCHOOL PROGRAMME AT THE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

Horse riding at HDN Academy: History

 

It has now been over eight years since we established our horse riding + studies division in partnership with the le Centaure equestrian centre in Nîmes.

It was there that we met a family of enthusiasts whose children, Lou and Tom, became our riding division’s first pupils.

Exceptional sports facilities

  • Over 50 individual stalls

  • Shaded paddocks with water trough

  • A 120 m x 90 m competition training arena

  • A 60 m x 20 m covered manege

  • 4 riding arenas

  • A dressage arena

  • An electric walker

  • An electric equestrian treadmill

  • A Havrincourt ring

  • A galloping track

  • A spring garden

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THE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE’S COACHING TEAM

The Centaure’s training team

 

  • Alain Favède :

Equestrian centre owner. High level coach, former international rider, former pro elite rider.

  • Nathalie Favède :

Equestrian centre owner. Responsable for on-site pupil schedule management and training, and for arrangements regarding competitions and coaching.

  • Lou Favède :

Former pupil. DEJEPS High Level Coach riding stream. Pro elite rider, “jeune talent” (young talent) 2019, Top 100 French female riders, participant in the French Grand National, 2019

  • Tom Favède :

Former pupil. DEJEPS High Level coach, riding stream, Pro 1 rider,  France poney champion 2013, France Pro 1 champion 2018. 

 
 
 
ALAIN FAVEDE
ALAIN FAVEDE

Sports Director

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LOU FAVEDE
LOU FAVEDE

High Level Coach

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NATHALIE FAVEDE
NATHALIE FAVEDE

Stewardship manager

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TOM FAVEDE
TOM FAVEDE

High Level Coach

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BERNARD CABASSOL
BERNARD CABASSOL

Physical Preparation

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ANTOINE POURIN
ANTOINE POURIN

Mental Preparation

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