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Official Normandy Tourist Board website


The National Stud Route

Information on the nine stages of the National Stud Route from the Haras du Pin to the Saint-Lô National Stud plus vets and farriers together with accommodation welcoming horse riders on the way.

(c) Thierry Houyel

This 190 km-long route, divided into 9 different stages, links the two National Studs of Le Pin and Saint-Lô.

Download detailed maps, the sites not to be missed and practical information for your ride.



Stage 1: Haras National du Pin to Argentan - 19km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 2: Argentan - Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin - 26km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 3: Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin - La Roche d'Oëtre  - 20 km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 4: La Roche d'Oëtre - Clécy - 25 km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 5: Clécy - Saint-Jean-le Blanc - 19 km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 6: Saint-Jean-le-Blanc - Bény-Bocage - 17 km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 7: Bény-Bocage - Pont-Farcy - 22 km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 8: Pont-Farcy - Baudre - 29 km (download here in .pdf)

Stage 9: Baudre - Haras National de Saint-Lô - 14 km (download here in .pdf

List of specialist horse vets and farriers plus accommodation welcoming horse riders in Calvados, Manche and Orne (download here in .pdf)

Not to be missed