Book Released

"We'll be there one day, big guy"

Memories and Advices from a World Champion Coach

( Editions Actes Sud/Equestrian Arts Collection )

Upon my return from the World Championships in Jerez in 2022, Jean-Louis Gouraud, editor, writer and encyclopedist about horses and horseriding, contacted me to express his desire to publish a book about this victory.

Twenty years later, blocked by a pandemic, I started to write this story.

In this book I tell the story of my journey, from my native Vendée to the title of Rio and I explain in detail the path taken with all the actors: horses, riders, owners, grooms, etc., without whom the story would not have taken place.

Where to find this book?

In the nearest bookstore or on the internet:

An extraordinary encounter

An extraordinary encounter

The title of the book "On y sera un jour, mon grand" comes from a phrase of Jean Rochefort which he told me while rubbing my back during the victory lap of the French Team in the World Championship in Dublin in 1982.

Si tu peux rencontrer triomphe et défaite, et recevoir ces deux menteurs d'un même front ...

Rudyard Kipling

It was important for me to write this book for my three daughters and my grandchildren, and to give hope to others especially to the youth who may doubt because of fear. Through passion, hard work and determination, we can do it !

2024 JM Bonneau conseil/ Produced by PM Communication Digitale

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