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Mangalarga Marchador for sale

The Mangalarga Marchador is the National Horse of Brazil, with a fascinating history that reaches back to Portugal in pre-colonial times. So popular is the breed in Brazil that there are around 350,000 registered animals there. The comfortable gaits and endurance qualities of this attractive riding horse are gaining enthusiasts outside Brazil too, and so it is becoming easier to buy a Mangalarga Marchador elsewhere. As well as the Brazilian breeders’ association, the Associação Brasileira dos Criadores do Cavalo Mangalarga Marchador (ABCCMM), there are now North American and European associations with knowledgeable people who will sell a Mangalarga Marchador.

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Mangalarga Marchador, Mare, 1 year, 15.1 hh
F: DOURADO VOM CASDENSHOF
Gaited - Leisure - Western - Working Equitation
DK-6360
Tinglev
€4,900
~ $5,745 ONO
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Mangalarga Marchador, Stallion, Foal (05/2021), Brown Gaited - Leisure - Cowhorse - Trail
CH-3264
Diessbach
€5,000 to €10,000
price range ~$5,863 to $11,725
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Mangalarga Marchador, Stallion, Foal (01/2021), 15.1 hh, Smoky-Black Foal boy Mangalarga Marchador smoky black
F: PRINCE DO GIASLINGA | MF: TOPAS VON LIMBACH
Baroque - Leisure - Breeding - Working Equitation
BE-7822
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€3,500
~ $4,104 ONO
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Use and characteristics of the Mangalarga Marchador

These beautiful, docile horses have a distinctive triangular-shaped head, dark eyes that are very expressive and a small, neat muzzle. They have a straight profile without convexity or concavity. Their coats are especially silky and not all colours are accepted in the registry, so it is not possible to buy a Mangalarga Marchador with appaloosa colouring, for instance. Ideal heights are 15 hands (60 inches/152 cm) for stallions and 14.1 hands (57 inches/146 cm) for mares. Their unusual marching gaits, the marcha batida and the marcha picada, make the breed unique, and are engaging features whenever equestrians sell a Mangalarga Marchador.

Origin and history of breeding Mangalarga Marchador horses

The Mangalarga Marchador story began in 1740, when João Francisco Junqueira of Portugal started to breed horses on his estate in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. At first, these were crosses of Lusitano and Barb (Berber) horses. One of Francisco’s sons, Gabriel Francisco, the Baron of Alfenas, carried on the family tradition and developed it further. The Emperor of Brazil gave the family an Iberian stallion, a member of the elite Alter Real strain, which had been removed to safety from the destruction of the Peninsula War. This horse was so beautiful and comfortable to ride that it was named “Sublime”, and its offspring were called the Sublimes. Some of these were sold to the owner of a ranch named Mangalarga, where the Sublimes were used for riding every day due to their superb qualities. Up until this point, there had been one type only, but from the early nineteenth century, there were two; a São Paulo type, which came under the influence of other breeds such as the Thoroughbred and American Saddlebred, and the Marchador. Today, the Mangalarga and the Mangalarga Marchador are viewed as two distinct breeds with diverse ancestry, though some of their origins are shared. One of the distinctions is that while both are famed for their “march”, the Mangalarga has a bipedal gait that is based on two feet in contact with the ground, while the Mangalarga Marchador exhibits a triple contact march, with three feet in contact. The marcha batida is a diagonal gait, something like a fox-trot, and the marcha picada (the “light touch”) is a four-beat gait, somewhat like the stepping pace exhibited in some north American breeds. The marcha picada is extremely comfortable, and this is enhanced by the overstep of the Mangalarga Marchador, where the hind hoofprint just passes the front hoofprints. From this gait, the horse goes into a canter but never a trot.

Mangalarga Marchador horses in equestrianism

Mangalarga Marchadors are renowned for their comfortable gaits, endurance and toughness. They are superb endurance horses. In 1994, two members of the breed achieved fame in the Guinness Book of Records for participating in an 8,694 mile ride across Brazil. Their gentleness and hardiness make them a good choice for a family horse.

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