The Saint-Lô stud farm

The cradle of the French horse, the National Stud of Saint-Lô was built in 1806 under the orders of Napoleon to serve as a repository for royal stallions.

Nestled in the heart of a magnificent late 19th century architectural complex arranged around a Cour d’Honneur, the Saint-Lô stud farm is home to some forty stallions, divided into seven different breeds or types where the Norman Cob and the Selle Français, the sport horse par excellence, predominate.

The stud farm hosts 130 days of sporting events per year and 120,000 spectators at the various events offered.

“Les Jeudis du Haras” are shows performed each summer in the main courtyard of the National Stud. You can see the most beautiful carriages and the most beautiful stallions mounted and in hand.

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