Visit the Yeguada de la Cartuja stud farm near Jerez and discover one of the world’s most important reserves of prestige thoroughbred Andalusian horses on a 2.5-hour guided tour of the finca. See dressage shows, running stallions, young foals and more.
What to Expect
Head to the historic state of Fuente del Suero in Andalusia to see the world’s best known stock of Cartujano horses. From ancient times, these noble beasts played an important role in Spanish culture, and the Yeguada de la Cartuja stud farm, next to the Monastery of La Cartuja, is the perfect location to breed them, thanks to the climate and fertile lands.
The region was made famous when the Carthusian Monastery became the undisputed center for breeding Jerezano horses in the 15th century. The tradition has continued uninterrupted to this day, and the stud farm boasts more than 200 of the thoroughbreds.
You will taken on a guided tour of the farm to learn about its dedication to the preservation and improvement of the Cartujano breed. See free running colts and mares, free running stallions, a dressage exhibition, the current batch of foals, and more
Watch the grace and power of the prestige breed, and discover why they are the national pride of Spain.
What's Not Included
- Food and drink
- Transportation to the farm
- Horse riding
Know Before You Go
• Comfortable shoes and clothing is recommended