Selle Français also approved ISH
Black - 1,67m (16,2hh)- 1999 - BSO +8(0,90) - BCC+9(0,38) - ISO 167 - CSI****

Stallion recommended for jumping and eventing
Breeder : Jean-Jacques Leconte (Normandy)
Owned by S.C.E.A. Levallois - Haras de Couvains - 50680 Couvains



« The black stallion with such a nice temperament »
characterised by his
energy, his suppleness, his soundness
and an excellent balance.
Lagon de l'Abbaye has also proven that he had the strength, carefulness and easiness to bring his young rider at international level





 He is a son of Le Tot de Semilly, one of the best sires in the world and famous international jumping winner, and a dam by Amarpour xx.

Great showjumping winner at CSIO and CSIW level, he was crowned:
World Champion with the French team and
9th in the individual ranking (WEG Jerez 2002),
France Champion 2002,
Team silver medal at the 2003 European Championships,
Winner of the 1999 Fr
ench 1st Category jumping criterium.
ISO 184.

Diamant de Semilly is already reknowned as the BEST SELLE FRANCAIS STALLION, ranked Elite with a 100% "bet value" (ANSF ranking). BSO + 27 (1,00).
1st in the WBFSH showjumping stallion ranking list 2015.

His outstanding offspring includes : Asathir (ex. Tecla d'Auge) CSI5* ; Citizenguard Million Dreams CSI5* ; Deauville S CSIO5* ; Diamanthina van't Ruytershof CSIO5* ; Diarado, Champion of the Holsteiner stallions 2007 ; Don VHP Z CSIO5* ; Dylon CSIO5* ; Elvis Ter Putte CSIO5* ; Emerald CSIO5* ; Emilie de Diamant CSIO5* ; Erenice Horta, Champion of Belgium of the 7YO 2011, CSIO5* ; Extra Van Essene CSIO5* ; Guv´nor CSIO5* ; Heliodor Hybris CSIO5* ; Ilex VP CSI5*, ISO168; Inca Boy van't Vianahof CSIO5* ;  Jao de Graffan ISO163 ; Jésus de la Commune ISO171 ; Joyau d’Opal CSIO5*, ISO 181  ; Kalaska de Semilly CSIO5*, ISO169, Beijing OG 2008, WEG 2010, Silver Medal Asian Games 2010 ; Street Of Diamonds (ex-Kho de Presle) ISO178 ; Kola de Leurven ISO161 ; Lavillon ISO164 ; Leandros de Semilly ISO162 ; Lonesome Diams Hogue ISO162 ; Monark ISO164  ; Muscaris d’Ariel ISO163 ; Must Jourdanière ISO 164 ; Nectar des Forêts ISO 163 ; Niack de l'Abbaye CSIO5*, ISO175, WEG Lexington, OG London ; Obiwan de Piliere ISO170 ; Oceane de Nantuel ISO166 ; Open Up Semilly ISO162 ; Pacha du Fort ISO157, Normandy WEG ; Pacific des Essarts ISO177 ; Pacino CSIO ; Peanuts de Beaufour ISO164 ; Perle du Marais ISO165 ; Picolo ISO171 ; Piman de la Deviniere ISO173 ; Polinska des Isles CSIO5*, ISO178 ; Prunella d'Ariel ISO171, Normandy WEG ; Quapitola de Beaufour ISO163 ; Queen Girl Kervec ISO162 ; Quickly de Kreisker ISO183, Normandy WEG ; Quito de Kerglenn ISO164 ; Quointreau Un Prince ISO162 ; Rackham'Jo ISO164 ; Radja d'Artémis ISO163 ; Rock'n Roll Semilly CSIO5* ISO172 ; Rubis de Preuilly CSIO5* ISO167 ; Safari d'Auge ISO162 ; Salamera de la Nutria CSI5* ; Sunshine  CSIO5* ; Sweet de Beaufour ISO167 ; Tower Mouche ISO168 ; Undiams de Varenne ISO164 ; Urano de Cartigny ISO168 ; Utamaro d'Ecaussines, CSIO5*, Normandy WEG ; Union de la Nutria ISO 167, Valentino Tuiliere ISO 168, Verdi Treize ISO 167,


AMOUR DE CHANTEPIE, his 1st dam, daughter of Jeroboab by the famous thoroughbred Night and Day xx, has also produced :

2001 Nirvana de l'Abbaye (full sister of Lagon)
Vent du Large, ISO 126
Adzaro de l'Abbaye, ISO 131, SF stallion
Black de l'Abbaye, ISO 133
2002 Orlane de l'Abbaye
2012 Caprice de l'Abbaye, ISO 125
2013 Donald de l'Abbaye, ISO 121
2003 Portland de l'Abbaye, ISO 123
2006 Spirit of Semilly ISO 146, full brother of Lagon,
SF stallion
2007 Tyruana de l'Abbaye, ISO 115
2009 Viconte de l'Abbaye, ISO 126

REINE DE CHANTEPIE, his 2nd dam, by Uriel, has also produced :

1990 Chantepie
Grenat de Grez, ISO 165, national stallion
1991 Diane de Chantepie, ISO 114
Loulou de Chantepie, ISO 117
1992 Elite de Chantepie, ISO 121
1993 Filou de Chantepie, ISO 126
1995 Hello de Chantepie, ISO 119
1997 Java de Chantepie
Opium Garette, ISO 117
Quemister Garette, ISO 142
2005 Rose Rouge Garette, ISO 129
2013 Damascena Garette, ISO 133
2011 Bogana Garette, ISO 119

NICAELLA II, his 3rd dam, by Elf III, has also produced :

1985 Taquin d'Chantepie, ISO 154, private stallion
1988 Agile de Chantepie, ISO 132
1992 Ellone l’Amandour, ISO 115, national stallion
1996 Ifisse l’Amandour, ISO 120
1999 Luciole l’Amandour, ISO 120
2001 Nuggets l’Amandour, ISO 158
2003 Premium l’Amandour, ISO 124
1992 Eclat de Chantepie, ISO 111
2006 Senso des Milands, ISO 133
1995 Halfa de Chantepie, ISO 113
Osiris de Chantepie, ISO 121
2005 Romanov de Talma, ISO 123
Perle de Chantepie, ISO 133
1996 Ideal de Chantepie, ISO 115
2000 Miss de Chantepie
2004 Quinine de Chantepie, ISO 118
2005 Royal de Chantepie, ISO 132
2007 Taquin de Chantepie, ISO 121
2008 Urbaine de Chantepie
2013 Diana de Chantepie, ISO 140
2009 Vénus de Chantepie, ISO 111


Spirit of Semilly
full brother of Lagon

Grenat de Grez



Nuggets l'Amandour

The mother of Irya, Embuche is also at the base of many jumping winners like  : Vent Fou ISO 135, As des Templiers ISO 149, Decurion Normand ISO 153, Trappeur Normand ICC 146, Caro de Cherence ISO 140, Jacquet ICC 167, Ace ISO 155, Label V IE SO, etc.


 ISO 167

 The 2009 showjumping season begins verywell : Lagon de l'Abbaye is ranked 3rd, 3rd and 12th of the CSI GP in the Sunshine Tour, 1st of Pro2 GP in Auvers, 12th of the CSI GP in Fontainebleau ( VIDEO). Winner of Cabourg 1,50m GP, 2nd in Strazeele CSI** GP, 3rd in Fontainebleau GP Pro1, 3rd in Vejer de la Frontera CSI*** GP, 5th in Le Mans CSI** GP, 7th in St Lô CSI*** GP, etc. Exported to Belgium in 2010.

 2008 has been an excellent year for Lagon who was regularly ranked : 2nd of Hérouville GP, winner of a 1,40m class and a 1,45m class at Fontainebleau CSO, 5th of a 1,40m class at Wisbecq CSI***, 2nd of the small GP at 1,40m Vichy CSI***, 2nd of the 1,45m GP at Berchères sur Vesgres CSO, 4th of 1,60m GP at Royan CSI***, ...

 In 2007, he keeps going on with success, being ranked  : 3rd of the small GP in Saint-Lô CSO, 6th of the small GP in Auvers CSO, 9th of the small GP in Béthune CSI**, 2nd of the small GP in Cabourg CSO, 5th of a 1,45m class in Auvers CSI**, 2nd of a 1,45m class in Pontivy CSO, 1st and 3rd of 1,45m classes and 6th of Chantilly CSI** GP, 13th of the GP and 4th of the Stallion Master in Caen CSI***, etc.

 Young Horses jumping classes finalist at 4, 5 (ranked "Excellent") and 6 YO. Was regularly classified in speed 6 YO classes with Florian Angot.
At 7 YO, he is ranked in several young horse's classes : 1st in Auvers CSI, 3rd in La Courneuveau CSI, 10th in Arradon CSO Pro1, 2nd in Le Mans CSI, 9th in the Normandy Horse Show, 5th in Auvers CSI, … He finishes 11th of the 7 YO French Championships in Fontainebleau and 3rd of the 7 YO Grand Prix in Paris CSI*****.


He began breeding in 2006. His first foals were already well-ranked in breeding shows, like Thais de la Fosse and Tess Heutière the both 1st of their category in the inter-regional breeding show of Cabourg or Turbo d’Or, 5th of the French Championship (old males category).
In 2009, Thais de la Fosse is sacred vice-champion of France of the 2 YO.

His first offspring is well indexed in jumping and eventing, like :
Thais de la Fosse ISO 124, Tess Heutière ICC 145 ISO 119, Tip Top de Grandry ISO 118, Tipier Palatie ISO 111, Topaze du Tourtel ISO 116, Tropique de Vergne ISO 112, Twister Doty ISO 111, Ugo de la Cense ISO 116, Ugolin de la Crue ISO 116, Urgane de Longa ISO 114, Uzo de la Vitalis ISO 118, Van Gogh de Tatihou ISO 115, Vanilla des Joncs ISO 114, Vanille de Vaudry ISO 122, Venus de la Fosse ISO 120, Version d'Amour ISO 121, Viva de Malica ISO 142, Vuyton du Fraka ISO 127, Alisee du Grand Pre ISO 113, Alto de Helia Ar Park ICC 119 ; Amelia de l'Abbaye ISO 122, Arbin de Palluel ISO 124, Atoucoeur Longrais ISO 118, Avatar de Tatihou ICC 114, Baccarat de Lavardin ISO 126 ; Birdie Love ISO 121, Concerto de Zidine ISO 119, Creviac de Prince ISO 118...

Sacred Best Young Stallion by the 2009 Normandy Horse Show.

Viva de Malica (Lagon de l'Abbaye x Type d'Elle)
6th of the 1,45m GP CSI2* Saint Lô 2017, at 8 YO and under the saddle of the young Mathis Burnouf (16 YO)

Tess Heutière

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Qredo de Paulstra

Birdie Love
Lagon x Qredo de Paulstra

Arbin de Palluel
Lagon de l'Abbaye x Socrate de Chivre

Concerto de Zidine (4YO)
Lagon de l'Abbaye x Berlin

Viva de Malica
Lagon de l'Abbaye xType d'Elle

Volette de la Mazure

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Vesontio du Mesnil

Turbo d'Or

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Qredo de Paulstra
5th of the Championships of France of the Foals 2007

Thaïs de la Fosse
Lagon de l'Abbaye x Si Tu Viens
Vice-Champion of France 2009 of the 2 YO mares

Alisée du Grand Pré

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Veneur d'Etenclin

Ulrik Foltière

Lagon x Corsaire de Vauban

Tess Heutière

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Qredo de Paulstra


Lagon de l'Abbaye x Keops du Vinnebus

Tulipe Couvane

Lagon x Type d'Elle

Alpha de la Mazure

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Vesontio du Mesnil

Arbin de Palluel

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Socrate de Chivre

Attica Dear

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Slaney (ps)

Attica Dear

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Slaney (ps)

Diademe Mondettes

Lagon x Semour de Savinia

Van Gogh de Tatihou

Lagon de l'Abbaye x Banboula du Thot

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Lagon's offspring is energetic, with nice types, strong legs and good balance.
Lagon also brings to his progeny his willingness, suppleness, carefulness and a good jumping technique.

Stallion recommended for CSO and eventing.



You can bring your mare to France for being inseminated. In this case, the stud fee is divided in two parts :

2020 conditions : 300 euros at reservation + 450 euros if the mare is pregnant (Live Foal Guarantee)
The mares are inseminated with frozen semen.

It is also possible to send frozen semen to another french AI center (shipping costs to add).

Towards foreign countries, we can send you the semen directly or through our brokers if there is one who works for us in your country. For all information, feel free to contact us by email :

The quality of the semen is guarantee and Lagon de l'Abbaye has got a very good fertility rate.




ISO : Showjumping Index
ICC : Eventing Index
IDR : Dressage Index
IE : exported horses ranked in international classes CSI /CSIO / CSIW
100 to 120 : Good
120 to 140 : Very Good
140 to 160 : Excellent
160 and more : The Best