• Championship Stallions at Stud
  • Championship Stallions at Stud


Nestled in the hills above Napa, CA, Sierra Nevada Lusitanos equestrian center specializes in the training, sale and breeding of the versatile Lusitano horse.

Lusitanos are at home in the bullfighting arena and as a participate in every equestrian discipline. Their beauty, hardworking mindset and willingness to cooperate with their riders, make them outstanding performers in dressage and working equitation.

Our resident trainer and instructor Carlos Carneiro, a native of Portugal, develops award-winning horses who are light in the hand, strong, flexible and eager to please. As a guest clinician throughout the United States and Europe, Carlos brings out the best in riders and their horses, focusing on the multi-faceted discipline of classical dressage.


Recent News
Carlos Carneiro to perform at annual Breyerfest event in Kentucky, July 2016