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Olympic Games Preparation Center

Olympic Games Preparation Center in VERSAILLES

Selected by the Paris 2024 Olympic Committee, the Club Hippique de Versailles is an official preparation center, 3 km from the Olympic and Paralympic site. Located 20 minutes from Paris, the Horse Club of Versailles is a green setting, ideally located on the edge of the forest and in the heart of Versailles, host city of the next Olympic and Paralympic Games of Paris 2024.

Founded in 1954, the Club Hippique de Versailles stands out for the quality of its facilities and the professionalism of its teams.

Olympic and Paralympic Events

As a Preparation Center for the Olympic Games (CPJ), the Club Hippique de Versailles welcomes athletes and their horses for their preparation in the following disciplines:

Dressage and  show jumping

The complete competition

Show Jumping in Modern Pentathlon


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The website:Comfort, Exclusivity and Security

During their stay at the Club Hippique de Versailles, many infrastructures and facilities will be available exclusively to the athletes, their horses and the entire team in order to meet the needs and requirements of their (para)Olympic preparation.

The CHV has direct access to the forest for walking, hand held grazing session, relaxation and horse trotting.

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Ecurie premium intérieure

For your comfort

The Premium Stable

Within the "club", a private and secure “Premium” area has been set up. It comprises:

  • 8 indoor boxes of 3.5 x 3.5m, 

  • a shower

  • a dryer

  • a saddlery

  • a storage space

  • 1 hay sterilizer


A forge to receive the farrier, and a veterinary space are available. Its services can be mobilized very quickly (H24). Many equine veterinary clinics surround the CHV for any emergency.

The parking

An exclusive location located in front of the boxes is reserved for the team truck and allows a 24-hour presence of the trainers of the delegation.

The Clubhouse

The new clubhouse, with a panoramic view of the quarry and the forest, will be entirely dedicated to the Olympics team. It will include changing rooms/toilets, a physiotherapy rest room, a briefing meeting room with a large screen, a catering room accompanied by a professional kitchen.


The safety of horses and riders is at the heart of the concerns of the Club Hippique de Versailles. The site enclosure is fully fenced and equipped with a video surveillance system. Before and during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the security of the CHV will be reinforced by the surveillance of exterior accesses by the police, and by the permanent presence of professional security guards.

Equestrian facilities

For work

The Equestrian Club of Versailles is equipped with all the essential facilities for the preparation of the events. Its indoor/outdoor infrastructures comply with the international standards required by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and have undergone major renovations and new, high-performance constructions.

Covered Olympic riding arena (76x24m) with galleries and stands, “Fontainebleau sand” floor type 00/01 from fontainebleau (pro type), proly propylene fibres, audio system, automatic watering and mirrors


Olympic career (90x50m), floor in "Fontainebleau sand" type 00/01 of fontainebleau (type pro), proly propylene fibers, sub-irrigation system and LED lighting at night

For relaxation

The CHV offers 4 relaxation areas for horses:

1 walker 6 places semi covered, 16m in diameter, rubber floor

3 paddocks in sand

1 grazing area in hand

1 direct access to the forestof Versailles for trotting


Hospitalities - “à la carte”

The city of Versailles and its surroundings, including Paris, offer a multitude of solutions for accommodation/rest and entertainment while ensuring immediate proximity to the preparation and competition venues.

From the 5-star hotel in the castle park to the apartment made available by the CHV to the club, we will organize your stay "à la carte" and meet all your needs (on-site catering, chauffeur service for your trips, reservations etc).

A CHV mission manager will be assigned to you to ensure the logistical success of your preparation.


Commitments that matter

The CHV is part of the investment policy of the city of Versailles, labeled "Terre de Jeux 2024", to facilitate the reception of international equestrian sports delegations and allow them to refine their preparation in adapted infrastructures and in optimal conditions of comfort for riders and horses.

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François de Mazières, Maire de Versailles
Versailles, city of equestrian tradition and host city of the JOP 2024, is proud  to welcome teams from foreign delegations and to provide them with the best preparation conditions!
François de Mazières, Mayor of Versailles
Pierre Tréquier - Président du CHV
For 70 years, the Club Hippique de Versailles has been proud of the colors of horse riding and its values. In the heart of the Olympic city, the CHV is committed to providing you with efficient and secure facilities. Together we will go further!
Pierre Tréguier, President of the Equestrian Club of Versailles (CHV)

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