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Race of portuguese horses, is one of the purest products of this country. Its origin has been lost through times, subsisting even evidences it has been ridden for more than 5000 years. That fact proves we are speaking about the most ancient saddle horse of the world. It joins everything: beauty, strenght, flexibility and gentleness. Portuguese people have been devellopping this...
Lusitano Horse
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Raça: Puro Sangue Lusitano

Data Nascimento: 22/4/2011

Criador: André Teixeira da Costa

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Who are we?

ANDRÉ TEIXEIRA DA COSTA

Born in 1962, André Teixeira da Costa has felt, since a long time, a great passion by horses, what has contributed to his graduation in animal sciences and to his specialization in nutrition and reproduction of equines, having founded his own stud in 1994.

As a rider, he began learning with colonel Ivens Ferraz, an olimpic rider, whose grandnephew he is. Later, he even worked with other notable masters.

Between 1979 and 1982, under the direction of José Mestre Batista, he acted, as an amateur tauromachian rider, in several shows. He went on linked to José Mestre Batista, until his death, in 1985.

From that time on, through the great influence of Nuno Oliveira, he has been attracted by the delicate art of the classical riding, which he began studying with enthusiasm.

He rode and taught a great number of horses. In spite of not having only dedicated himself to riding, he has always mantained a great activity as a rider, working nowadays in his private arena, where, keeping faithful to the classic principles of riding, he not only rides his horses every day but also teaches a small number of pupils.

 

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