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How to apply

REQUIREMENTS

To apply for one of the basic training courses of the Ecole de Légèreté, you will need to send the following documents in English or French language:

  • Curriculum vitae including a passport photograph

  • Letter explaining your motivation (remember to indicate the location you are applying for)

  • Completed questionnaire on your teaching experience (see below)

  • DVD showing your work with your horses and demonstrating your riding skills

 

Please describe your teaching experience in detail by including your answers to the following questionnaire:

 

  • Are you a riding teacher? Since when?

  • Do you give lessons regularly?

  • How many riding students do you have per week? Per month?

  • Are you teaching in a riding club? If yes, in which one?

  • Are you salaried? Self-employed? Do you give clinics? If yes, where?

  • Do you have owners' horses to ride? Do you train horses?

  • Do you take riding lessons yourself? If yes, with whom? How often?

(Note that one of the conditions for a successful application is that you have experience in teaching, even if only part-time.)

If you are accepted into a course, you will be required to sign a training contract, committing yourself to following the basic training course for the whole of its duration (i.e. three years).

 

Please send your application to Philippe Karl (not as registered mail!) and, if applicable, to the master instructor holding the course (see the page Master Instructors):

Philippe Karl
15, route de Nyons
Le Village
F – 26770 Rousset-les-vignes
France