Well, yes I found few Francophile groups nearby, but I have to drastically improve my English skills in order to work, so for now I try to be immerged in the local culture!
For equestrian groups, I didn't find any of them on meet-up for example, and I don't have a trailer neither so same as you, I won't be able to trail my horse.
By the way, I am still stuck with my technical equestrian words in French and can't figure out how to learn (and where to find) the precise translations in English. Some advice for that?
It is a bit frustrating for me to not be able to explain things in English as long as I have an opinion but not the right way to communicate about it (I am in horses since I am really young, 5-years-old, and I read a lot of veterinarian and ethological studies on horses in general but still don't know how to use words and their subtilities in English.)