in France

Philippe Karl and Bea Borelle regularly offer places for trainees (working students) at the riding facility Les Ecuries d'ALM, 2560 Chemin des Bois, 26740 Marsanne, in the south of France near Montélimar.

  • Trainees come to France with their own horse, preferably for a whole year.

  • There can be a maximum of two trainees at any one time.

  • Philippe Karl or Bea Borelle give lessons during the time they are at home (about 2/3 of the year).

  • Lessons take place five times a week (60 minutes for two trainees in parallel).

  • The theoretical and practical training is almost exclusively in dressage, with occasional lessons in jumping, TTEAM work and circus lessons.

For more information or to submit an application, please contact Bea Borelle:


Bea Borelle
15, route de Nyons
Le Village
F – 26770 Rousset-les-vignes

+33 4 75 26 66 24

Please note: One trainee position will be available for one year starting in mid-August 2020. Please send your application immediately to You will receive the necessary information upon receipt of your e-mail. The decision will be made on 18 May 2020.

Achtung: Ab Mitte August 2020 ist für ein Jahr noch eine Praktikumsstelle frei. Bewerbungen reichen Sie bitte sofort ein unter Die notwendigen Informationen erhalten Sie nach Eingang Ihrer E-Mail. Die Entscheidung fällt am 18. Mai 2020.

NB: Une place de stagiaire sera disponible pour un an à partir de mi-août 2020. Veuillez envoyer votre candidature immédiatement à Vous recevrez les informations nécessaires dès réception de votre e-mail. La décision sera prise le 18 mai 2020.

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