Foundation stallions & mares

These famous European breeding stallions and states premium mares, many long deceased,  represent the foundation sires or dams of Branscomb Farm's breeding program.  They are catalogued here so that you may explore their pedigrees and the representation of Olympic, World Equestrian Games, World Cup, and European Champions in our Best of Europe: Bred in the USA foals and young prospects. To see the specific Branscomb Farm offspring or progeny from any particular foundation sire or dam, please select that horse's photo or name and then select the link SEE BRANSCOMB FARM RELATIVES OFTHIS HORSE For inquiries regarding semen availability for the stallions that are still alive please contact the relevant Verband representatives or the stallion stations directly.  A limited number of Embryo Transfer contracts may be available for pairing select Branscomb Farm mares with outside stallions. Call to inquire.

fortuna 008

This premium Caretino-Rebel Z Stamm 930 mare jumped 1.45m and High A/O with her owner in California prior to her breeding career. 


1.70m (17 h) french son of Narcos II out of a Laudanum XX - Ramiro Z, Tangelo jumped internationally himself at 1.60m and produced 1.60m horses including Vigaro, Citizenguard Taalex, Billy Angelo, Warrior, Viceroy,  and Zanzibar. Named a BWP Ambassador in 2013

vagabond de la pomme

Finished 3rd in World Cup 2015 in Las Vegas.  17 h son of Vigo d'Arsouille is rapidly being recognized as one of the great young breeding stallions of his generation.


Laudanum XX - Alme - Gotthard. This exceptional stallion, also known as Chapultapec La Silla, won the 5 year old championship of France before being sold to La Silla becoming the foundation stallion for their world renowned breeding program.  A 1.60m horse himself, Chapultapec/Fergar Mail produced many international stars at GP level (see details page)