El Campeon Farms was established in 2000 as a training base for high performance show jumpers and the family’s string of hunters, equitation and young horses. For the 2008 Olympics, Will Simpson and El Campeon’s Carlsson Vom Dach, were named to the US Team and helped to secure the gold medal in team show jumping.
Since then the farm has evolved into a training facility for multiple disciplines and as an important base for the Preservation of the Santa Cruz Island Horse project. Along with these activities the farm is host to several groups of children throughout the year for educational field trips and a select number of equestrian competitions.
Over the years the farm has also served as a location for various film, television and print shoots- from seven Budweiser Super Bowl Commercials to Modern Family episodes, Teen Vogue and Elle.