The Breeder - Josť Fontes


Established since 1981

A Stud Farm breeding the magnificent Lusitano, the National horse of Portugal,

by the banks of River Tagus

The Stud Farm is situated on the right bank of the River Tagus on the alluvian plain of Quinta das Arribas and the Tapada dos Choupos, properties that belonged to the owner's great grandfather, Joao Antunes Franco, a farmer and great enthusiast for bullfighting who gave Abrantes its 3,500 seat arena.


The Stud Farm was set up in 1981 but really expanded in the following years with the purchase of superb breeding mares which are from de pedigree stock of, Duarte Oliveira and Couto Fornilhos and predominantly mares from the Andrade pedigree.

In order to continue this line we have at our disposal more than 50 mares; all of them daughters of the Andrade's pedigree stallions ZEUS, G‘-G‘, JUNCO-CHINES, JABEQUE and LAVERCO.


Horses for sale!!!

Traditional Portuguese tacks for sale!!!



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Sms: +45 60 216 266


Breeders of Purebred Lusitano / Criadores de Puro Sangue Lusitano

Josť Fontes


Stud: Quinta das Arribas - 2200 Abrantes Tel: + 351 241 371 801
Office: Av. da Repķblica, 48 r/c Esq. - 1050 Lisboa Tel: + 351 217 977 884
Mobile: + 351 968 035 845 Fax: + 351 217 977 844
email: Josť Fontes - Lusitanos