Why should you apply for the Master Rider Education?

" I would tell everyone to find their own unique way in this industry but it's important to collect the skills and knowledge needed to be succesfull. The modern sport and industry requires more than only superior riding skills, it's a whole set of skills you need to develop. We want to share our knowledge, skills and visions with the rest of the world. If you want to learn from not only one but multiple of the most succesfull riders and entrepreneurs in our industry, you should sign up. "


Andreas Helgstrand

What are the application criteria?

The aim of the Master Rider Education is to educate highly skilled jumping and dressage riders. There is a strict admission process to ensure the best selection of riders for the education. Before applying for the Master Rider Education it is important to make sure you fit the criteria for the application. In order to apply for the Master Rider Educations you must meet the following requirements: 


  • You are a minimum of 16 years of age 
  • You have obtained secondary-school diploma or higher 
  • You ride and compete at M level or higher with recent and adequate competition results* 
  • You are able to bring your own horse for the educational program 
  • You are able to read, speak and listen in English language on B1-B2 level** 


* Dressage: US Thrid Level, UK Advanced Medium, GER M**, NED Z1/Z2. Jumping:1.30m 

** This is an international study taught in English, it is therefore important that your English skills are suffient. Please follow the self-assesment grid by Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/other/language-skills-self-assessment-grid_en.pdf 

How to apply for the Master Rider Education?

If you meet the requirements for applications you can apply for the Master Rider Education. The application for the year 2022-2023 is closed. You can apply for the year 2023-2024 by mailing your application to info@masterridereducation.com including: 


  • Motivation 
  • Resume including personal information (photo, age, nationality, contact details) education, work experience, sport results and skills 
  • One recent video of training 
  • One recent video of competition 
What is the admission process?

After sending your email application, a selection committee will select riders from all the received applications. These applicants will receive an invitation for the admission exam. The admission exam consists of riding tests, a theoretical test and a personal interview. The riding tests are a.o. judged by Andreas Helgstrand and Ludger Beerbaum. The admission exam takes place appr. in June at Helgstrand Dressage in Denmark for dressage riders and Beerbaum Stables in Germany for jumping riders. Riders who have passed the admission exam will receive a personal call shortly after the admission exam day. 

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