Le Pin National Stud

Le Pin National Stud


Located in the Orne area, the « The Palace of Versailles for horses » as it is also known, is a historic centre of dressage and birthplace of purebred Percherons. Built under the reign of Louis XIV, this prestigious stud, stretching out over 1,000 hectares, will stage the Eventing Dressage and Cross-Country competitions.

Capacity : 38,000

Address : Le Haras national du Pin, 61310 Le Pin-au-Haras

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How to get there?

ADDRESS : Le Haras national du Pin, 61310 Le Pin-au-Haras.

Le Pin National Stud (Haras National du Pin) is located on the road D 926, 180 kilometers away from Paris, 40 kilometers north of Alençon and 15km south of Argentan's train station. 

From Paris, it is possible to go to Le Pin National Stud by :

  • CAR : By highway (A13 followed by A28, exit Mortagne au P., Sées. Then follow Lisieux-Rouen-Le Havre-Chailloué until Nonant-Le-Pin, and Le Pin-au-Haras) 
  • TRAIN : from Argentan's train station (line Paris-Granville)
  • PLANE : from the 2 airports in Paris : Paris-Orly and Paris Charles de Gaulle.

For more information, please check the section "Transportation"


Numerous parking areas will be available free of charge in close proximity to the site.

Car Park Access Plan Spectators - Le Pin National Stud


A popular tourist destination, Normandy has a wide range of accommodation for its visitors. In total, the region boasts more than 200,000 beds for tourists, with holiday cottages, bed and breakfasts, hotels, self-catering apartments, campsites, and more.

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Multiple refreshment stands and food trucks serving multiple snacks – paninis, sandwiches, hot dogs etc. – will be available at Le Pin National Stud.


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