Merit scholarships 2020

The Institute for Man and Horse offers applicants a scholarship to integrate the La Cense international training.


Future scholarship recipients will be selected by a jury made up of professionals from the equestrian world.

Award criteria
  • Be 18 to 25 years old, in the year (from January to December)
  • Social: family income level or financial capacity of the candidate
  • Professional objective - motivation: professional project: suitability / aptitude for the requirements of the profession
  • Social skills: solidarity, team spirit, will
Constitution of the file

The requested elements:

  • A CV
  • A letter of motivation concerning the grant application
  • A professional project
  • Minimum letter (s) of recommendation (high school teachers, sports study supervisors, horse riding teachers, first experience professional or seasonal job employers, sports coach, etc.)
Number of beneficiaries and amount of grants

In 2020 the Institute will award, subject to the qualification of the files, 4 grants of € 5000 et 2 grants of € 2000

Fellowship commitments
  • Propose or participate in a project that will carry the values ​​of the Institute (education, social mediation, development of the Man / Horse relationship, popularization of knowledge in ethology, etc.)
  • Defend the values ​​of the Institute through media communications (testimonials, press, portrait…)
Events Calendar
  • Apply for La Cense international training (registration closes June 15, 2020)
  • Complete and send the scholarship application file to the Institute (deadline for receipt of files on June 30, 2020)
  • Selection of candidates for the La Cense international training on June 27, 2020
  • Choice by an ad hoc jury, future scholarship recipients, among the candidates selected for the future international promotion of La Cense (jury meeting in early July 2020)

Francis Rebel

Former squire of the Cadre Noir de Saumur, after passing on his experience as Technical Director of the SHN and then as National Pony Trainer of the FFE, he was Sports Director at the Etrier de Paris but also Technical Director of the Stud Farm of La Cense.

Eric Vigeanel

Former eventing rider, participation in the Hong Kong Olympic Games, at CICO4 in Aachen, 10 participations in the world championships for young horses. Today obstacle rider and trainer in the 3 Olympic disciplines.

Philippe Audigier

President of the National Horse Racing Group, member of the FFE board, owner of the Brimborion, Vilvert and Montéclin Equestrian Centers.

William Kriegel

Founder of the Haras de la Cense and the Institute for Man and Horse.

More information and scholarship request on the website of the Institute.