(Diamant de Semilly x Jeroboab x Uriel)

SFO – black – 1,67m – 1999


XX = 59,16%

ISO 167 – CSI****

not tested

Polyvalent jumping and eventing








  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. 


Lagon de l’Abbaye has a rich pedigree of 60,22% thoroughbred (cf. webpedigree)

HIS SIRE : DIAMANT DE SEMILLY : Recognized Best Selle Français Stallion, exceptional performer and classified Elite stallion

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 French 1st Category jumping criterium.
ISO 184.

Diamant de Semilly is placed BEST SELLE FRANCAIS STALLION, ranked ELITE with a 100% “bet value” (ANSF ranking) BSO +25 (1,00) and BEST STALLION WORLDWIDE (WBFSH showjumping stallions rankings 2015 and 2016).

He differs very significantly from all other stallions by the average value of the indices of his offspring which, with impressive regularity, has been clearly superior for many years. BSO + 26 (1.00).

Amant du Chateau ISO 164 ; Antidote de Mars ISO 176 (CSIO5*) ; Arioto ISO 173 ; Asathir (ex. Tecla d’Auge ISO 174) CSIO5* ; Austin des Cedres ISO 162 ; Best of Iscla ISO 165 ; Blood Diamond du Pont ISO 170 ; Bond Jamesbond de Hay ISO 165 ; Catchar Mail ISO 160 ; Deauville S CSIO5* ; Djagger Semilly ISO 165 ; Don VHP Z CSIO5* ; Dylon CSI5* ; Dynastie de Beaufour ISO 160 ; Emerald, winner of Sires of the World 7 yo 2011, 6yo World vice-Champion in Lanaken 2010, CSIO5* ; Emilie de Diamant CSIO5* ; Erenice Horta, 2011 7yo winner in Belgium, CSIO5* ; Extra Van Essene CSIO5* ; Guv´nor CSIO5* ; Heliodor Hybris CSIO5* ; Ilex VP CSIO5* ISO 173 ; Inca Boy van’t Vianahof CSIO5* ; Jésus de la Commune ISO 171 ; Joyau d’Opal ISO 181 ; Kalaska de Semilly IE SO ISO 169, JO Pékin 2008, JEM 2010, Silver medal in the 2010 Asian Games  ; Niack de l’Abbaye ISO 175, JEM Lexington, JO Londres ; Obiwan de Piliere ISO 170 ; Pacific des Essarts ISO 177, CSIO5*; Picolo ISO 171 ; Piman de la Deviniere ISO 173 ; Polinska des Isles ISO 178, CSIO5* ; Prunella d’Ariel ISO 172, JEM Normandie ; Quickly de Kreisker ISO 183, JEM Normandie ; Rock’N Roll Semilly ISO 174, CSIO5* ; Safari d’Auge CSI5*, ISO 167 ; Salamera de la Nutria CSIO5* ; Sunshine CSIO5* ; Street Of Diamonds (ex-Kho de Presle) ISO 178 ; Toledo de Kerser ICC 170, Gold medal in team par JEM of Tryon ; Tower Mouche ISO 170 ; Un Diamant des Forets ISO 166, Utamaro d’Ecaussines CSIO5*, JEM Normandie ; Vannan ISO 166, Valentino Tuilière ISO 168, Vega de la Roche ISO 165, Venizia d’Aiguilly ISO 171, Verdi Treize ISO 167, Viamant du Matz ICC 161, Villamoura ISO 167, Vinci de Beaufour ISO 167, Vital Chance ISO 178,  …

HIS DAM : AMOUR DE CHANTEPIE: daughter of Jeroboab by the famous thoroughbred Night and Day

She has also produced :

♦ 2001 Nirvana de l’Abbaye (full sister of Spirit)
♦ 1999 Lagon de l’Abbaye, ISO 167, full brother, SF stallion
          • 2009 Vent du Large, ISO 126
          • 2010 Adzaro de l’Abbaye, ISO 131, SF stallion
          • 2011 Black de l’Abbaye, ISO 146
          • 2014 Emilton de l’Abbaye, ISO 113
♦ 2002 Orlane de l’Abbaye
          • 2012 Caprice de l’Abbaye, ISO 140
          • 2013 Donald de l’Abbaye, ISO 126
♦ 2003 Portland de l’Abbaye, ISO 123
♦ 2006 Spirit of Semilly ISO 146, full brother of Lagon de l’Abbaye, SF stallion
♦ 2007 Tyruana de l’Abbaye, ISO 115
♦ 2009 Viconte de l’Abbaye, ISO 126
♦ 2010 Amour de l’Abbaye
          •  2017 Hoptum de l’Abbaye, ISO 145, SF stallion
♦ 2015 Floride de l’Abbaye, ISO 120

HIS 2ND DAM : REINE DE CHANTEPIE : grand-dam of the CSI winner stallion Grenat de Grez

She is by Uriel and has also produced:

♦ 1990 Chantepie
           • 1994 Grenat de Grez, ISO 165, HN stallion
♦ 1991 Diane de Chantepie, ISO 114
           • 1999 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
           • 2002 Opium Garette, ISO 117
           • 2004 Quemister Garette, ISO 142
           • 2005 Rose Rouge Garette, ISO 129
                      • 2013 Damascena Garette, ISO 133
                      • 2017 Himanka Garette, ISO 115
                      • 2014 Eindhoven Garette ICC 138
           • 2009 Vice Versa Garette                        
                      • 2016 Gareth de St Priest ISO 119
           • 2011 Bogana Garette, ISO 119  

HIS 3RD DAM : NICAELLA II : dam of the stallion Taquin de Chantepie and grand-dam of Nuggets l’Amandour (CSI)

This filly of Elf III has also produced:

♦ 1985 Taquin de 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
          • 2002 Osiris de Chantepie, ISO 121
                   • 2005 Romanov de Talma, ISO 123
          • 2003 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 142
          • 2009 Venus de Chantepie, ISO 111
          • 2012 Carlina Breil, ISO 131



She has also produced:

♦  1978 Ma Folie II
          •  1987 Vent Fou, ISO 135


The mother of IryaEmbuche 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, Ace ISO 155, Jacquet ICC 167, Label V IE SO, etc.


ISO 167

Among his best performances, we noticed :

  • 4th of 1,60m GP at Royan CSI***  2008
  • 3rd in Vejer de la Frontera CSI*** GP  2009
  • 7th in St Lô CSI*** GP 2009
  • 5th in Le Mans CSI** GP 2009
  • 6th of Chantilly CSI** GP  2007 …

The 2009 showjumping season begins verywell:

  • Winner of Cabourg 1,50m GP,
  • 2nd in Strazeele CSI** GP,
  • 3rd in Fontainebleau GP Pro1

Exported to Belgium in 2010.


Others performances

In 2009,  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 …

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,  …

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*****.






His first offspring is well indexed in jumping and eventing.

Among his best offspring, we noticed: Thais de la Fosse ISO 124, Tess Heutière ICC 145 ISO 119, Vanille de Vaudry ISO 122, Venus de la Fosse ISO 129, Version d’Amour ISO 121, Viva de Malica ISO 142, Vuyton du Fraka ISO 127,  Alto de Helia Ar Park ICC 121, Amelia de l’Abbaye ISO 122, Arbin de Palluel ISO 124, Baccarat de Lavardin ISO 126, Birdie Love ISO 121, Creviac de Prince ISO 128, Gootsi de Fresne ICC 125

Sacred Best Young Stallion by the 2009 Normandy Horse Show.

Tess Heutière

(Lagon de l’Abbaye x Qredo de Paulstra)

Viva de Malica

(Lagon de l’Abbaye x Type d’Elle)

6ème du GP 1,45m CSI2* Saint Lô 2017, à 8 ans et sous la selle du jeune Mathis Burnouf (16 ans)

Viva de Malica

(Lagon de l’Abbaye x Type d’Elle)

Further information

We also noticed:

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, Alisee du Grand Pre ISO 113,  Atoucoeur Longrais ISO 118, Avatar de Tatihou ICC 114,  Concerto de Zidine ISO 119, Creviac de Prince ISO 118, Edelweiss Begny ISO 116…

He began breeding in 2006. His first foals were already well-ranked in breeding shows, like  Thais de la Fosse et 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.

Stallion recommended for CSO and eventing

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.








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

220 € at booking + 600 € payable 48h after foaling 

Frozen semen

At Haras de Semilly, the inseminations and scans are included.

Sales conditions –  France   🇫🇷

Further information

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


Towards foreign countries, we can send you the semen directly
or through our broker if there is one who works for us in your country

800 € for 4 doses of 1 straw per dose
sold under contract (ICSI, live foal guarantee, taxes, shipment and cost for the health certificate excluded). 1 dose is sold with 1 Breeder’s Certificate and a maximum number of 1 foal born.

For ICSI, thank you to send us an email at

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

Generations of Horsemen in the service of breeding and equestrian sports

Haras de Semilly
Impasse de l’Hôtel Pohier

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Phone : +33(0)233053144
Richard LEVALLOIS : +33(0)672887149
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