Aug 23, 2017 secret stud farms were established to continue the practice and it is from these farms where the lusitano horse was established. The lusitano sports several coat colors, including gray, bay, and chestnut. The revolutions of portugal s african colonies resulted in the near economic collapse of portugal. Famous portuguese families have been breeding the horses for many years. After the stud books split the spanish no longer allowed portuguese horses into their stud book. We hold true to the long and glorious history of this breed and acknowledge the original andalusian bloodlines which include horses from both spain and portugal.
Many owners acquired interagro lusitanos simply for the pleasure of owning a docile animal. He is a horse with a huge functionality and sound mind. Manana is sired by lavrador, imported buckskin stallion from portugal. Founded by the king of portugal in 1748, the farm occupies 800 hectares of the surrounding countryside and is dedicated to the nobility and purity of the lusitano horse. They set up stud farms for their cavalry in the conquered iberian territories to accomplish the expansion of the roman empire. During our first trip to portugal, we fell in love with this incredible being, lavrador, who embodies everything one looks for in the perfect horse. Equestrian tourism in portugal with lusitano horses about us. They are a very important and integral part of the lusitano breeding, registering, grading, events and more. Stud book manager, tyger barn, wood lane, aldeby, beccles, nr34 0da morwenna hext howe director morwenna has been a proud lusitano owner since 20 having purchased a campeador colt in portugal, where he is being trained. Lavrador lusitano stallion during our first trip to portugal, we fell in love with this incredible being, lavrador, who embodies everything one looks for in the perfect horse. The revolutions of portugals african colonies resulted in the near economic collapse of portugal. Coudelaria quinta oliveira lusitano stud farm home.
Every purebred andalusianlusitano today can trace its lineage directly to the stud books of spain and portugal. And horses such as, nilo, bailador, lidador, queba, urzelina, cartujano, temporal among others specially bred for. Sagres has excellent bloodlines and is the grandson of neptune. Geographic factors, economics, and customs of the two countries influenced different stallion traits. A six night trail ride through the ribatejo region of portugal with riding everyday, including arrival and departure day. Apsl lusitano breed association lusitano horse finder. Taking into account that the lusitano stud book currently contains only 11. The monte velho breeding operation, which started small, remains that way with just five broodmares. In 1966, the iberian horse was split between portuguese and spanish stud books. According to some worldrecognized trainers and breeders, dem alegre, is one of the best competitive dressage lusitano mares they have ever seen. The lusitano stud book is closed to outside blood, so each breeding is thoughtfully chosen.
The lusitano studbook is held by the apsl, but other countries have sister associations, which work directly with the apsl. Lusitano horse origin and characteristics karina brez jewelry. Mar 20, 2017 in 1966, the lusitano name was adopted by portugal after a studbook separation by the two countries. Lusitano horse origin and characteristics karina brez. Purebred lusitano many owners acquired interagro lusitanos simply for the pleasure of owning a docile animal. Choose association australia belgium brazil colombia denmark ecuador england finland france germany italy mexico. Exquisite breathtaking beauty, superb movement and athletic ability, and the kindest of temperaments now part of the breeding program for vintage iberia, lavrador hasproven to be an exceptional breeding stallion. Early cave drawings of the iberian horse andalusian lusitano identify this stallion breed as one of the oldest horse breeds in the world. The alter real is a strain of the lusitano which is bred only at the alter real state stud in portugal. So far and in the future lusitano horse main equine native breed from portugal others are sorraia, garrano and terceira ponies one of worlds oldest saddle horses.
The apsl are the statutory body of the lusitano breed in portugal. Lusitano stallions standing at stud buckskin black bay. Lusitano trails riding holiday in portugal far and ride. We inform that apsl is closed from 23 december to 1 of january. Since setting up their own stud book, the portuguese have been able to make great strides in monitoring and improving the breeding program. Tiago tome stud farm breeder in portuguese, includes photos.
Do the experience of portugal with a lusitano lusitano breeders in henrique abecasis stud and portugal lovers, we want to share authenticity with you. Although in portugal these horses have their own separate stud book, in the united states they are still sharing one with the andalusians in the international andalusian and lusitano horse association ialha. Exceptional movement, conformation, blood lines and athleticism drive our breeding program. Kingdom of the lusitano, portugal horse riding holidays and. Early cave drawings of the iberian horse andalusianlusitano identify this stallion breed as one of the oldest horse breeds in the world. Cielo azure lusitanos cal is a stud, breeding and training farm specializing in highest quality portugueseregistered apsl lusitanos. When the stud book was split, the portuguese branch of the iberian horse gained the name lusitano after lusitana, the ancient roman name for the region known today as portugal. The short story is that before 1966 stud books were shared between portugal and spain and many of the lusitano lines today are heavy with spanish influence. We are currently waiting for the apsl inspector to come so that he can be scored.
If you buy in portugal it will be a great help if you let morwenna the stud book secretary know the name of your horse and your email address so that i can let you know when your boletim arrives. Find lusitano stallions at stud with our online stallion directory. Having been sought after over the centuries as a war horse, the same genetic abilities enable the lusitano to be the perfect horse for mounted bullfighting in portugal. Equinenow listing of lusitano for sale in portugal. Both are sometimes called iberian horses, as the breeds both developed on the iberian peninsula, and until the 1960s they were considered one breed, under the andalusian name. Oct 19, 2017 the monte velho breeding operation, which started small, remains that way with just five broodmares. The lusitano is a horse breed that has many names, including the lusitanian, betico lusitano, and peninsular. Check the dates of the xix national championship of working equitation and the portugal cup. The lusitano homepage produced by a danish enthusiast, about the breeders, rex and lee henry, who are based in portugal. With this catalog is intended to recognize in its own right, the breeders and associations around the world, that elevate the name and breed of the lusitano horse, for all of them, our thanks.
The lusitano is also known as the portuguese, peninsular, national or beticolusitano horse. Equestrian tourism in portugal with lusitano horses. Coudelaria quinta oliveira lusitano stud farm facebook. Exotica apsl lusitano mare sold grey 2009 apsl revised tejo ii va x tarambola exceptional movement and athleticism, proven broodmare bay, nongrey offspring, with even greater movement and athleticism see video of her filly lua crescente sm. Hilde latest news lusitano horse, lusitano horses, portugal, portugal lusitano lusitano horses. The origins of the lusitano horse archaeological evidence in the iberian peninsula, modern day spain and portugal, indicates that the origins of the lusitano horse date back to at least 25,000 bc in the form of its primitive ancestor, the sorraia breed. The new portuguese lines were named after the roman name for portugal, while the spanish horses remained andalusians. We offer you an unique setting to progress with lusitano horses. The lusitano is a horse breed that has many names, including the lusitanian, beticolusitano, and peninsular. Here is your chance to purchase a stunning and very typical 5yo cremello mare. At least one lawsuit is in progress as of 2010 to determine the ownership of the spanish pre stud book.
Today the international andalusian and lusitano association represents the breed in the united states, but with a reciprocal agreement between portugal and other countries, horses that are proven pureblood lusitanos are entitled to registration in the portuguese stud book. We breed and train to meet the demands of the advanced amateur and professional rider. Ask the psl commission, and we will help answer questions regarding the apsl registry. The commission assists ialha members with registering their lusitano horses in the apsl studbook, and provides guidance every step along the way. Up to that time the spanish and portuguese horses were known as andalusians or iberian horses. Lusitano expert advice on horse care and horse riding. The lusitano stallions are a breed rich in history. This stud farm, called monte cavalo, is situated just outside cape town with a portugueseafrican fusion of lusitano mares sharing their grazing with a herd of nguni cattle. Sep 23, 2019 the lusitano, also known as the pure blood lusitano or psl puro sangue lusitano, is a portuguese horse breed, closely related to the spanish andalusian horse.
In 1966, the lusitano name was adopted by portugal after a studbook separation by the two countries. Meet the lusitano thoroughbred horse, the oldest saddle horse in the world. Lusitano breeders and web sites, north america clicking on the links will take you away from this site cielo azure lusitanos apsl breeders specializing in extraordinary lusitanos, standing apsl stallions jade ii da sernadinha at stud and top quality mares. The andalusian is closely related to the lusitano of portugal, and has been used to develop many other breeds, especially in europe and the americas. In 1991, the brazilian association of breeders of lusitano horse abpsl concluded with the apsl portuguese association of thoroughbred breeders lusitano one reciprocities protocol, which makes all purebred lusitanos registered in brazil are also welcomed to the stud book portuguese and in all countries that have similar agreement with portugal.
Cielo azure lusitanos cal is a stud, breeding and training farm specializing in the highest quality portugueseregistered apsl lusitano. Sagres is an imported lusitano stallion who comes from the miguel jose marreiros sousa cintra breeder in portugal. Our specialized knowledge of the lusitano combined with our ties to some of the most reputable breeders in portugal is a winning combination for our clients. Secret stud farms were established to continue the practice and it is from these farms where the lusitano horse was established.
The stud was founded in 1748 by the portuguese royal family to provide horses for the national riding academy and royal use. This unique lusitano mare carries the ancient blood of the cartujano lines, a mare from the prophecies perfect balance between the lines of andrade and veiga, in her pedigree you will find breeders such as, palha, infante, c. Portuguese school of equestrian art lusitano horse finder. Interagro lusitanos started developing in brazil in 1975 and today is the worlds largest breeder of race. Lusitano horses were originally bred for working with cattle, bullfighting and populating the.
A common breed in portugal, from which it originated, the lusitano is mainly used for riding. The andalusian was bred principally by carthusian monks in the late middle ages. The new breed was meant to serve as a unified sport horse during a period. Lusitano masters is not only a training facility for future dressage champions, we are a portal into the world of the lusitano horse. The andalusianlusitano breed originated in the iberian peninsula and is one of the oldest breeds of horse.
During the 16th and 17th centuries, horses moved continually between spain and portugal, and horses from the studs of andalusia were used to improve the portuguese cavalry. In 2006, carlos raposo, originally from the ribatejo province in portugal, established the first pure lusitano stud in south africa. Only for a few days or maybee longer, you will enjoy to discover the beauty of our country and its traditions riding a lusitano horse. Exquisite breathtaking beauty, superb movement and athletic ability, and the kindest of temperaments. Riders enjoy welltrained lusitano horses and the chance to experience authentic portugal, its countryside, culture and traditions.
Todays portuguese school of equestrian art epae is a recreation of the 18th century portuguese equestrian academy of the royal court, real picaria. Exoticas sire is the magnificent brazilian import tejo ii va, and her dam was imported from the legendary arsenio raposo cordeiro in portugal. Psl stallion born 2014, actual height 1,65 by international gp stallion bemmequer, a horse equal part manuel veiga, the father and andrade, the mother. The xxviii edition of the international lusitano horse show take place from the 16 to 18 june 2016 at quinta da marinha, in cascais. The landed class attracted political agitators, estates were vacated, and stud farms were broken up and their horses sold to spain. Hostil is a foundational stallion who name is prominent in many lusitano pedigrees today. Kingdom of the lusitano, portugal horse riding holidays. At the heart of our lusitano breed of henrique abecasis stud, you will develop yourself each day, on trained horses, supervised by a competent team. Background about the origins of our lusitano horses including lusitano stallions and lusitano mares that is useful information for lusitano breeders. Considered in ancient times, by greeks and romans as the worlds best saddle horse considered hotblooded horse selected by the gineta combat.
Theres no better way to explore the country than on the back of a native horse. Bred by donemor baroque horse farm, her dam is the beautiful imported buckskin mare zafra do retiro, a granddaughter of zimbro ii and neptuno. Hostil has 76 points in the lusitano stud book and is one of the best breeding stallions in portugal. Some of his bloodlines on his sires lineage include lusitano foundation horses like principe iii and whisky, and his son martini, almansor the veiga stallion which was the model for king john iv horse statue by palace of vila vicosa in lisbon, portugal, bailador another veiga stallion who has 94 registered offspring in lusitano stud book.1613 303 964 54 262 1582 658 1099 376 1009 883 751 1603 1672 65 520 67 1468 294 307 1394 357 1252 849 953 412 1124 1009 1318 1265 12 482