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Mylord Carthago

"the horse of a lifetime" —Pénélope Leprévost
“ Mylord Carthago, is the horse of a lifetime, the horse of my heart. I hope to ride one of his offspring one day.” Pénélope Leprévost.

New Normandy Farm is proud to be the official and exclusive agent for Mylord Carthago in North America.

Mylord Carthago was one of the best Showjumping horses in the world before he retired in 2014 and has become one of the most sought after sires in France. The quality of his progeny is getting recognized, having been ranked 4th Best Sire of French young horses in 2013, 3rd in 2014 and 2nd in 2015.
Mylord was finalist at the Lanaken World Young Horse Championship at 4YO, 5YO and 6YO. He finished 4th at 7YO. Then he embarqued into a successful competitive career with his forever rider Penelope Leprevost. He won many prestigious competitions between 2004 and 2012, including a team silver medal at the 2010 WEG in Lexington, KY and a team silver medal at the European Championships in 2011 in Madrid. He was a finalist at the 2004 FEI World Cup in Geneva and competed in the 2012 London Olympic Games. He won numerous CSI5* Grand Prix: Helsinki, Vienna, Paris, was #2 at: 2012 Gijon CSIO5*, 2011 La Baule, 2012 Chantilly, 2012 Rotterdam, #3: 2009 London CSI-W, 2010 Rome CSIO5*... Mylord also won the Nation Cup at Aachen and Gijon in 2012. He was ranked #8 on the 2010 WBFSH Best Showjumping performer list.

His sire Carthago has had an impressive career combining breeding and competition. He appeared for many years in the top 20 jumping sires. He finished in 11th place at the Atlanta Games with Jos Lansink and was a member of the Dutch team at the Sydney Games. The pair competed in 15 Nations Cups and won the Nations Cup in Aachen, Rotterdam and La Baule. His progeny includes 73 international showjumpers stallions, such as: Cartani, Carthino Z, Coltaire Z, Looping D’Elle, Mylord Carthago*HN, Old Chap Tame, Nartago…

His dam line is one of the best the Selle Français has to offer and comes from a long line of international showjumpers such as Jalisco B or Morgat. Fragrance de Chalus competed as an international showjumper, first with David Jobertie, and then with Karline de Brabander. Fragance produced three exceptional stallions, Mylord Carthago, Norton d’Eole and Bamako de Muze (by Carthago, Cento and Darco, respectively)

Mylord started his breeding career in 2005 and his first offspring are already getting noticed in the show ring: Surf de la Cense ISO 145(13), Segnora du Carel ISO 133(13), Tentation des Parts, CSI2*, Traviata du Lesme CSI2*, Toscane de l’Isle, CSI2*, ISO 134(13), Timon d’Aure, Winner of the 6YO French Young Jumper Championship (Fontainebleau), Urzulei Jolly, #12 of the 5YO French Young Jumper Championship. Mylord is also sought after as an Eventing sire. He has produced Totem de Brécey, finalist of the 6YO Eventing championship, Topaz du Pont, Tim de la Lande...

Mylord Carthago is a modern stallion. He has three outstanding gaits, shows lots of scope, respect and style over the fences. According to his rider Penelope Leprevost, Mylord is a forward horse who gives a lot to the rider. He is energetic and has a very good jumping technique. Mylord has a very good mind combined with an excellent learning ability. During his competitive career, he never refused a jump, even when schooling.

While Mylord is easy to breed and fits a wide range of mares, he pairs very well with medium sized compact mares. He is an excellent choice for mares that need improvement in scope and canter. He consistently passes on his jumping technique, mild temperament, carefulness and good conformation.


Fragrance de Chalus
Capitol I
Jalisco B
Calando I
Fury de la Cense
Ifrane x


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