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THE IMPORTERS — SUMMERWIND MARCHADORS by John and Lynn Kelley

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The Journey Begins: Our Marchador history began in 2001. Lynn had ridden and owned Arabian horses in the East, but did not bring them west when we retired and moved to Arizona. When John became a rider with his first horse, a Missouri Fox Trotter, Lynn began her search for another horse on the internet. Lynn typed in a description of what she considered to be a “perfect horse” and the Mangalarga Marchador showed up! We had never heard of the breed, nor did any of our breed books mention them. We decided to buy one, even though we had never seen or ridden a Marchador. Her name was Bossa Nova de Miami, bred by the Guerra family in Miami, the original importers. Because of her, we began this incredible journey. Many people fall in love with the Marchador because of their smooth gait. Lynn, having owned Arabians and having trained some in dressage, had other reasons to fall in love. She speaks most about the Marchador’s soft, kind eye, intelligence and their willingness to try anything. We were impressed with the Marchador conformation, good temperament, beauty, and gait – it’s a complete package. Thinking it would be fun and challenging to become breeders, we purchased another mare, Chanel de Miami, from the Guerra family (MM Horse Farms, article 1) and a 6 month-old stud colt. Chanel de Miami and Bossa Nova de Miami, our first 2 Marchadors. Primarily Herdade bloodlines. Bossa Nova is also our cover page. We pay homage to her for starting this adventure.

We did not know bloodlines when we began. We have learned every step of the way, due in large part to the generosity of the Brazilians to share their knowledge about the Mangalarga Marchador breed and about breeding. We first visited Brazil in July 2002 with the Guerra family who bred Bossa Nova and Chanel de Miami. We attended the ABCCMM National Show and visited 6 or 7 farms in the state

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of Minas Gerais, including one owned by Mario Lucio Borges, who was most eloquent in describing the marcha picada and marcha batida gaits. He also described the goal of breeding to the center. We kept his diagram and explanation to explain the gaits better here in the US. It was Mario Lucio who introduced us to the Favacho bloodline, still one of our favorites after all these years. However, we decided we did not know enough yet to buy and left without acquiring another Marchador horse. For the next year, we tested many horses in Brazil for piroplasmosis to see if they would clear for shipment. Lynn became an expert using the ABCCMM website (in Portuguese) and we started researching individual horses, bloodlines and promising sires. She read Brazilian Mangalarga Marchador publications and books (in Portugues) and tried to stay current with what was happening in the breeding and show ring in Brazil via the internet. The Plunge - Importation!

Photo from 2004: Only 2 year old Azenha de Maripa on the left cleared for shipment. The other 2 mares selected did not clear. People in the photo: 2 grooms, Lynn Kelley, John Kelley, Chris Taveira, our friend and translator, and Dr. Jose Eduardo de Teves, our friend and teacher.

In 2004, we decided to import on our own. By now, we had met and become good friends with Dr. Tresa Smith of Montana Mangalarga Marchadors. She introduced us via email to Dr. Olavo Monteiro, and in May, we visited Brazil as Olavo’s guest. Olavo loaned us his vet and breeding manager, Dr. Jose Eduardo Teves, who became a good friend, and our first mentor and teacher about the breed. With him we visited Itajoana, Libertas, Joatinga, Trimonte, and Tabatinga, Santa Rosa and Bomirar, in the countryside of Rio de Janeiro. We also saw horses from other farms including Abaiba, La Paz, Piedade, Cafundo, LJ, JB and more that were at the farms we visited. While we went to buy one proven stallion (Seamus, our young colt, was still too young to breed) we returned with 3 stallions, 1 stud colt and 5 mares. All the mares were in foal to great Brazilian stallions! Probably lucky for us in

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hindsight, a few more mares we had selected failed to pass the C-Eliza test to enter the U.S. We obviously were like kids in a candy store. Our importation strategy was a little different based on the experience of others who were trying to import. It proved more expensive, but effective. We got our horses in record time. Usually the horses travel by air in containers carrying three horses. However, while you are waiting for the container to fill, the treated horse may regress and again test positive on the C-ELIZA test. So, our instructions were to ship horses as they cleared, even if there was only 1 horse in the shipment. There were many trailer rides in LA traffic as we went to pick up our treasures at LAX after quarantineine. Because other breeders were selecting certain bloodlines we wanted to make sure we picked some diverse bloodlines to go with other lines that we knew we liked. We picked Favacho and JB to go with already known bloodlines of Abaiba, Herdade Tabatinga (already here in the US) If you compared us to vintners, we would like blends.

La Paz Jivago, son of ELITE stallion IDEAL TABATINGA and grandson of ELITE mare FAVACHO SINA. Favacho Sina produced other ELITE champions whose names you may recognize: Favacho Estanho, Favacho Malta ,Favacho Dama.

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Our imported stallions - FIVE! La Paz Jivago, imported June 2004. A metallic dun with a perfect body, he became our main herd stallion. In 2010, after freezing about 100 breeding doses of his semen, we gelded him and sold him as a performance sport horse to Rox Hicks in WY. Jivaro is a mix of Favacho (at the time, the only Favacho blood in North America) and Tabatinga bloodlines, but resembles the Favacho type more. Jivago has sired foal crops on 2 continents and 3 countries.His foals here in North America. Jivago’s offspring - 10 - Beethoven, Belmiro, Boneca, Caesar, DaVinci, Destiny, Diego, Enya, Fidalgo, Hemingway. Jivago’s grandchildren - 3 - Armani, Imperio, Xonada Caboclo da Piedade, imported June 2004. A Spanish looking mahogany bay, it is Caboclo’s disposition that sets him apart. He is a perfect gentleman and willing partner. Not a great breeder, which made even live cover problematic, he was gelded. He is a mix of JB (and LJ, a JB derivative) and Herdade blood and shows characteristics of both lines. Son of ELITE stallion Discreto JB; grandson of ELITEs Carvao L.J. and Herdade Prateado. Caboclo’s offspring - 2 - Agostos, Bacara Seamus da Boa Fe, imported in-utero. A big grey Andalusiantype Marchador, he has a strong work ethic that shows up when he is under saddle. He is spectacular to watch! Son of Elite Mare Raja Fuga and grandson of SUPER Elite Malibu da Santa Terezinha. Our biggest regret was that we gelded him before we tested his semen for freezing. Seamus offspring - 1 - Artemis Violeiro de Itajoana, imported August 2004 as a stallion. Violeiro was a sweet stallion from one of our pre-selected foundation mares Festa AJ. He is an Abaiba/Tabatinga mix. Son of ELITE Marchadors Icaro de Itajoana x Festa A.J.; grandson of ELITES Providencia Regente and Providencia Tiroleza. Now owned by Marion Neidringhaus, T Bar T Ranch, WY Koyote Libertas, imported October 2004 as a 2 month old stud colt at the side of his mother, Brisa Libertas. Born blue roan, he is now grey. A son of ELITE stallion Impossivel da Mandassaia; grandson of ELITES Beijo JB and Domino da Joatinga. Because of his smaller size, we decided to geld him at 2 years. But again, we learned…we wish we had passed on his genes! Perhaps his smaller size (14.3H today) was due in part to the treatment and

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the stress of importation. He has great bone and a great gait! Koyote is a mix of JB, (and LJ, a JB derivative) and Tabatinga and Mar bloodlines. After gelding these stallions and then regretting our decision to do so without saving semen, we decided to now breed to produce a minimum of 2 breed-able offspring from every unique individual. We don’t want their genetic to disappear after only one generation here in North America.

Azenha de Maripa, imported Marchador mare. Daughter of ELITE Laio de Maripa. Dam of Beethoven, Hawke, Hemingway. 2017 foal due! Photo by Tamara Gooch.

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Our imported mares — Five! Added to our existing 2 mares, Bossa Nova and Chanel de Miami, we had seven to start our journey. Atriz de Itajoana, imported August 2004. 14.2H grey mare, now in CO. She is an Abaiba/Tabatinga mix. Atriz offspring - 2 - Agostos, Samuel Azenha de Maripa, (shown on previous page) imported September 2004, red bay mare. Azenha is an Abaiba/Herdade mix, totally beautiful. Bred by Agro Maripa, she was the highest priced mare sold at the first Luxor auction in Brazil. Agro Maripa breeds horses for performance, elegance, sport and distance riding. Azenha was chosen in part because of her grandmother Festa A.J. one of our target horses. Daughter of ELITE stallion Laio de Maripa; granddaughter of ELITES, Rima Apogeu and Festa A.J. Azenha’s offspring - 3 - Beethoven, Hawke, Hemingway, one expected in 2017 Azenha’s grandchildren (from Hawke) - 2 - Kadencia, Kharisma Brisa Libertas, imported October 2004. Dark bay roan mare, now in CO. Brisa is a Tabatinga/Mar mix, with great conformation and gait and already a proven producer when we met her. She was chosen because of her ELITE sire, Dominio da Joatinga and the unique MAR bloodline. She turned out to be the best broodmare, such strong genetics! Super solid. Brisa’s offspring - 3 - Brasilia, Isabelle, Koyote Brisa’s grandchildren - 4 - Fidalgo, Gaia, Jedi, Jewel Vedete de Itajoana – imported August 2004. A pretty grey mare, now owned by Dr Tia Nelson and Derek Brown, also Marchador breeders breeding at Haras Vista da Serra, MT. Vedete is a Tabatinga/Abaiba mix. Daughter of Elite stallion Icaro de Itajoana; granddaughter or ELITE Abaiba Gim. Vedete’s offspring - 2 - Diego, Belmiro. More with Tia Nelson DVM, Haras Vista da Serra, MT. Vicosa de Itajoana, imported October 2004. A big buckskin beauty is nearly pure Tabatinga. Vicosa is now owned by Rox Hicks and residing in WY. Vicosa’s offspring - 2 - Amethyst, Caetano.

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Imported in-utero — Three! Amadeus do Summerwind, the product of Brazilian syndicated ELITE book stallion Cangaco Tabatinga x Vedete de Itajoana and owned by Kristy Everson, AZ. A grey gelding, he is ¾ Tabatinga, ¼ Abaiba. Grandson of ELITES Icaro de Itajoana and Tabatinga Maria Bonita. Tabatinga foundation sire Predileto is also a grandsire. Sadly deceased. Amethyst do Summerwind, the product of much admired stallion Irapuru da Joatinga x Vicosa de Itajoana, now owned by Valarie and Chris Giacalone, UT. Amy is a red bay mare, pure Tabatinga. ELITE grandparents are Icaro de Itajoana and Zinia Tabatinga. Amethyst’s offspring - Nicholas, Little. Brasilia do Summerwind, the product of Armistico LJ and Brisa Libertas, retained by Summerwind Marchadors, AZ. Brasilia is a black bay, LJ, Tabatinga, Mar. Grandaughter of ELITES Rubi LJ and Dominio da Joatinga. Retained by Summerwind and a great mare. Superior to ride, but we give her up to be a broodmare because she passes on all her excellent traits! Brasilia’s offspring - 3 - Fidalgo, Gaia, Jewel.

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Bossa Nova and Chanel de Miami were covered in the first article - THE IMPORTERS, MM HORSE FARMS by Cristiana Guerra. Their parents were the first imported Marchadors in the early 1990’s.

Our reason for importing many horses was to help introduce the breed in the North America and to find new breeders. Because of this, we formed Future Foal Breeders “do Summerwind”, a co-operative group of owners and investors breeding with us to further the Mangalarga Marchador breed in North America. You can find our Future Foal breeding group in AZ, CO, FL, and TX. And our “Summerwind" Marchadors have spread to AZ, CA, FL, MI, MT, PA, TX, UT, and WY and also Canada. As Summerwind and Future Foal breeders, we believe strong genetics show through in the progeny of a horse. In selecting our horses, we picked the genes and the bloodlines from our research, then the individuals from their performance, conformation and get. We strive for excellence on all levels.   We enjoy the romance, history and tradition of Brazil and its National breed. So, we follow their naming convention of alphabetically naming our foals. We continue to inspect and register our Marchadors in Brazil with the ABCCMM. And of course, we return. Since 2004, we have visited Brazil each year except for 2010. Each visit we meet with their association, the ABCCMM. With every visit to Brazil, we have met many more horses and breeders. As a breeder, the goal is to improve the next generation and to create what you consider to be the perfect horse. Whether or not you share their taste, each breeder is dedicated to - and most are passionate about - preserving the quality and value of the Mangalarga Marchador. Our breeding program has evolved as we keep learning more about the breed and advances in breeding technology. We produced the first Marchador foal in the US using frozen semen. We had the first frozen Marchador embryos, including one that was created using frozen semen. Our efforts in breeding technology led us logically to our next importation - frozen semen.

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Our importation focus now is on frozen semen from top stallions in Brazil.This has been a multi-year path that we are still pursuing. There are numerous pitfalls as with importing live animals. As in live animal importation, not every stallion is a good candidate for this technology. Often the horses you select do not prove out and the only way to find out is to test them. Since frozen semens lasts forever, our last journey will benefit all Marchador breeders and even future generations as well, with improved genetics and bloodline diversity. Frozen semen stallions (6) • Oma de Maripa, Fole de Maripa, Carioca de Maripa, Ximoio de Maripa, Arun de Maripa, Talisma Kafe Oma de Maripa, whose semen has been collected and frozen under the USDA guidelines to ship to the US. Oma is a Herdade/Abaiba mix. A son of 2 ELITE Marchadors, he is a son of Laio de Maripa as is our mare Azenha de Maripa.

Oma’s offspring - 2 - Gaia, Jewel Ximoio de Maripa offspring -1- Hawke Talisma Kafe offspring - 2 with SW - Imperio, Jedi and 2 with others. Arun de Maripa offspring - 1 expected in March with SW and 1 with others We are expecting to get more stallions’ semen here in 2017 and in future years.

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About the Author: Lynn Kelley of Summerwind Marchadors Summerwind Marchadors is both a USMMA and ABCCMM member and breeder. We operate a ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, but also reside and do much of our breeding operation in Scottsdale, Arizona. With the other 2 founding members, we helped established the USMMA (North American Mangalarga Marchador Association) in 2004 which is recognized by the ABCCMM, the Brazilian Mangalarga Marchador association. John and Lynn are retired from corporate life and discovered the Mangalarga Marchador in 2000 and the journey began.

Additional Pages Our contribution - the list of horses we have bred, bought, imported through the years. The MM bloodlines - article by Ricardo Caisuch, MM historian, Brazil.

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Our contribution

8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26.

Future Foals reserved and sold, Marchador horses imported, owned or sold and also foals bred by us or by others with semen from the stallions we represent.   1. Agustos do Great Lakes, breeding, (Caboclo da Piedade x Atriz de Itajoana), MI 2. Amadeus do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Cangaco Tabatinga x Vedete de Itajoana, AZ (deceased) 3. Amethyst do Summerwind – (Irapuru da Joatinga x Vicosa de Itajoana) , sale in process, UT 4. Artemis do Summerwind, (Seamus da Boa Fe x Chanel de Miami), AZ (Summerwind Marchadors) 5. Atriz de Itajoana, imported mare, CO 6. Bacara do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Caboclo da Piedade x Bossa Nova de Miami), AZ  (Future Foal @ Rio Verde) 7. Beethoven do Summerwind, Future Foal, (La Paz Jivago x Azenha de Maripa), SK, Canada Belmiro de Sunset, breeding, (La Paz Jivago x Vedete de Itajoana), BC, Canada Boneca da Lusonatica, breeding, (La Paz Jivago x Cigana de Miami) MO Bossa Nova de Miami, purchased, AZ ( Summerwind Marchadors) Brasilia do Summerwind, imported in-utero, (Armistico L.J. x Brisa Libertas) AZ (Summerwind Marchadors) Brisa Libertas, imported mare and sold, CO Caboclo da Piedade, imported stallion, now gelding, AZ (Summerwind Marchadors) Cachaca de Tres Coracoes, condominium mare Brazil (Summerwind Marchadors and Haras Tres Coracoes) Caesar do Summerwind, Future Foal, (La Paz Jivago x Chanel de Miami) BC, Canada Caetano-Veloso de Lazy T, condominium sale, (Tabatinga Monitor x Vicosa de Itajoana), MT Chanel de Miami, AZ purchased, now deceased (Summerwind Marchadors) DaVinci do Summerwind, Future Foal, (La Paz Jivago x Bossa Nova de Miami), FL Destiny do Summerwind, Future Foal, (La Paz Jivago x Chanel de Miami, TX (Future Foal @ Corpus Christi Diego do Summerwind,  Future Foal, (La Paz Jivago x Vedete de Itajoana), PA Elba Cruzalta, imported mare, AZ (Future Foal @ Rio Verde) Enya do Summerwind, breeding, now deceased, (La Paz Jivago x Chanel de Miami) , AZ  (Summerwind Marchadors, AZ) Fidalgo do Summerwind, Future Foal, (La Pax Jivago x Brasilia do Summerwind, AZ Gabriela do Premier, purchased and sold, AZ Gaia do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Oma de Maripa x Brasilia do Summerwind), AZ Gemini do Dreamcatcher, breeding, (Arun de Maripa x Carmela do Dreamcatcher, CA

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34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49.

27. Gralha M.U.G, imported mare purchased, AZ (co-owned Summerwind Marchadors and Future Foal @ Silver Stables) 28. Giselle de Tres Coracoes, condominium filly now deceased, Brazil. (Summerwind Marchadors and Haras Tres Coracoes) 29. Hallelujah do Summerwind, breeding, (La Paz Jivago x Elba Cruzalta) AZ  (Future Foal @ Rio Verde) 30. Hawke do Summerwind, breeding (Ximoio de Maripa x Azenha de Maripa), AZ  (Summerwind Marchadors) 31. Hemingway do Summerwind, Frozen Embryo, (La Paz Jivago x Azenha de Maripa), UT 32. Imperio do Summerwind, breeding, (Talisma Kafe x Destiny do Summerwind), TX (Future Foal @ Corpus Christi) 33. Isabelle do Great Lakes, purchased (Oxum do Vale da Prata x Brisa Libertas), AZ  (Future Foal @ Sedona) Jewel do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Oma de Maripa x Brasilia do Summerwind), CA Jedi-Knight do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Talisma Kafe x Isabelle do Great Lakes, AZ (Future Foal @ Silver Stables) Joia Norte, Purchased and sold, SK, Canada Kadencia do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Hawke do Summerwind x Elba Cruzalta), CA Kharisma do Summerwind, Future Foal, (Hawke do Summerwind x Gralha M.U.G., AZ (Future Foal @ Silver Stables) Koyote Libertas, imported gelding, AZ (Summerwind Marchadors) La Paz Jivago, imported stallion now gelding, WY Luminosa da Joatinga, imported mare purchased and sold, OK Candian Regente, breeding, (Talisma Kafe x Regina de Lazy T), BC, Canada Seamus da Boa Fe, imported in-utero, AZ (Summerwind Marchadors) Siglioso do Rav, imported pampa gelding now deceased, AZ Talisma’s Bonita do High Country, breeding, (Talisma Kafe x Whispering Pines Lareina, CO Tigre do Summerwind, Future Foal, (La Paz Jivago x Elba Cruzalta), AZ (Future Foal @ Rio Verde) Vedete de Itajoana, imported mare and sold, MT Vicosa de Itajoana, imported mare, and sold, WY Violeiro de Itajoana, imported gelding and sold, WY

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MM Bloodlines - by Ricard Caisuch There are three different segments of breeding lines in the MM breed: I. Old ones or foundation lines -- These are lines that started during the XVIIIth century in the South of Minas Gerais state, mainly at Cruzilia region. II. Traditional lines, which were born from the foundation lines III.extinguished lines FOUNDATION LINES Favacho The starting point is the Favacho, whose chapel was erected at 1761 near the farm house and still is there. João Francisco Junqueira Filho and his son José Frausino Junqueira (born in 1805) are considered the first milestones of this breeding masterpiece.

Favacho Farol (Favacho Radical x Favacho Rassunda) Historical horses: Plutão, Canadá, Duque, Calçado, Manco, Trovão, Montenegro, Fla-Flu, Jambo, Gesso, Calçado, Albatroz, Armistício and Candidato. More recently: Farol, Radical, Quociente and Estanho. Favacho horses are excellent on Marcha Batida (more diagonal movements), but their morphology is not refined although very expressive. They remind us of the old Sorraia and old Alter stallions that fixed the first genes during the XVIIIth century. Most frequent colors: dun, chestnut, bay, and grey. Campo Alegre: This is the bloodline founded by Mr. Gabriel Francisco Junqueira, the Baron of Alfenas, considered founder of the MM breed in 1812. Today this genetic pool is extinguished, but several of his descendents started new farms in Minas Gerais state, including his son Francisco Gabriel Junqueira (nickname ´Chiquinho do Cafundó’), greatgrandfather of Tabatinga´s breeders.

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Traituba The farmhouse was built in 1831 to receive Dom Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil, who never confirmed this invitation. José Frausino Fortes Junqueira, born at the near Favacho farm founded the bloodline. The horses born at Traituba are quite similar to Favacho, but still more refined at neck and head. Most frequent colors: chestnut, bay, grey and dun. Influential stallions: Pégaso, Canário, Glicério, Armistício, Rádio, Rádio II, Bibelô, Beduíno, Candidato, Sátiro, Aviso.

Traituba Farm House

Narciso: This farm belonged to one of Baron of Alfenas sons: Mr. Antonio Gabriel Junqueira. The bloodline was extinguished during the XXth century, but the farm and the house are still there at Cruzilia (MG). The present-day herd doesn’t present the same foundation genes. Most of all farms near Cruzilia region were benefited from Narciso´s stallions, like: Abismo, Trovador, Pretinho. Abismo is considered the old father of all MM actual herds, in order to be the foundation tree of breed-chiefs like Bellini JB and Angahy Caxias I. Narciso´s horses were excellent on Marcha Batida and presented good refinement. Campo Lindo – JB:
 Mr. João Braúlio Fortes Junqueira, grandson of Mr. João Francisco Junqueira Filho (founder of Favacho), built the farmhouse in 1870. He was an excellent horseman and his horses showed great movement, beautiful head/neck and smooth gait – Marcha Batida. His grandson – Mr. José Braúlio Junqueira de Andrade was one of the founders of the MM Association in 1949, but never registered his horses at this organization. He continued to keep his registration papers at Mangalarga Association in São Paulo City, founded in 1934. His son, Mr. Urbano Junqueira de Andrade, sold to Mangalarga Marchador breeders during more than 40 years, only started to register his herd at MM in 1989. Foundation stallions: The Money, Bellini, Farol, Rio Negro, Clemenceau I e II, Ouro Preto, V-8, Sargento, Diamante, Joazeiro, Raro, Sincero, Beijo Velho, Quartel, JK and Tostão.

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Bellini JB (The Money x Dourada), considered one of the founders of the whole breed

Sincero JB (Neon x Jogatina) and Mr. Urbano Junqueira de Andrade. Photo in 1961

Today, in Brazil, the ´Campo Lindo – JB´ bloodline is the leader in terms of top ranking of stallions, market prices and number of stallions being used in MM farms during breeding programs. They present an excellent/expressive morphology, nice and smooth gait – Marcha Batida, but their registration papers can be confusing for a young breeder because they hide the true parents. Most frequent colors: chestnut, bay, pinto (´pampa´ or ´tobiano´) (NOT GREY) Angahy: The farm is located between Campo Lindo and Favacho land, and the founder was Mr. Christiano dos Reis Meirelles, who died in 1944. The herd shows a nice gait in Marcha Batida, good bones and a not very well refined head. This bloodline is considered an example of good foundation mares with significant historic stallions in terms of MM evolution. Most influential stallions: Caxias I and II, Bônus I and II, Mozart, Mineiro, Miron, son of Traituba Sátiro, largely used at Angahy, plus Salmon, Veto and Yankee. First stallion registration document in 1950 came from Angahy Primeiro (´the first´). Recent stallions are influenced by genes from JB and several Mangalarga herds Most frequent colors: chestnut, bay, and grey

Angahy Primeiro (Mineiro x Listra), the first ever stallion registered at MM Association in Belo Horizonte (MG).

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Engenho de Serra – started with Mr. Severino Eugênio de Andrade during the second half of XIXth century. Excellent animals in gait and morphology. Now extinct. Historic stallions: Baluarte, Bismark, Seta Caxias, Torpedo.

Seta Caxias, born as Abismo do Engenho de Serra, sire of Herdade Cadillac. Great National Champion – 1944

TRADITIONAL LINES Abaíba This line started with Mr. Erico Ribeiro Junqueira at Leopoldina city (MG). It is the bloodline that typifies elegance and beauty especially in the head and neck. They often resemble Arabian horses in their look. Pure Abaiba is not always known for their gait; in fact, they have a very poor comfortable Marcha Batida. They are great endurance horses. Most frequent colors: grey

Abaíba Remo (Providencia Itu x Abaíba Jurema) – Great National Champion at 1977.

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Bela Cruz The breeding farm started with Prudente dos Reis Meirelles and commanded by Mr. Argentino dos Reis Meirelles during the second half of XXth century. They are medium size horses, not well refined head, big eyes, excellent gait Marcha Batida. Most frequent colors: grey

Farrapo Bela Cruz (Angahy Miron x Revista Bela Cruz) – Great National Champion in 1982 – Morphology and Gait

c) Ara It began with Mr. José Ferreira Leite and overseen by his son Francisco Walder Ferreira. Located between Favacho and Traituba farms. They have a refined expression, excellent gait Marcha Batida, medium to short size. Most frequent colors are bay and grey.

Ara Terremoto (Ara Papel x Ara Valsa)

Catuni The farm was founded by Mr. Casemiro Collares at Montes Claros (MG). Foundation stallions: Favacho Pedra Estanho, Catuni Quo Vadis, Catuni Japão. Medium size horses, gaits varying from Marcha Batida and Marcha Picada. They have a very good expression. Most frequent colors: black, grey and chestnut Gironda

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Mr. Julio Avelino de Oliveira at Vassouras (RJ) based his breeding program on JB, Favacho and Herdade lines. These horses specialize as cow horses and are tested daily by their work with dairy and beef cattle. Beautiful heads, small to medium size and a center Marcha Batida gait. Most frequent colors: dun, bay, and grey Historic stallions: Trevo, Atrevido, Álamo, Baluarte, Apolo.

Mr. Julio Avelino de Oliveira and Trevo da Gironda . Photo taken in 1966

Trevo’s son, Atrevido da Gironda (Trevo x Jandaia da Gironda)

Herdade Began by Mr. José de Andrade Reis at Simão Pereira (MG).. Herdade horses possess excellent and smooth gaits. Today they are more close to a center marcha. Well balanced in terms of morphology. Historic stallions: Cadillac, Jupiá, Capricho, Prateado, Cobalto, Cosmos, Cobre. Most frequent colors: chestnut, bay, and grey Herdade Cadillac (1958-1989) by Seta Caxias x Herdade Alteza Herdade Jupiá by Herdade Ouro Preto x Herdade Alteza

Passa Tempo

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The farm started with Mr. Francisco Theodoro de Andrade at Passa Tempo city, in early XIXth century. Animals are medium size, not strong bones, super-refined heads, mostly with Marcha Picada. This bloodline is in a process of being extinguished. Most frequent colors: black, bay, chestnut and pinto (´pampa´or tobiano).

Rio Verde – grandfather of Zinabre de Passa Tempo. Born in 1926. Died in 1959

Tabatinga The farm began with Mr. Severino Junqueira de Andrade, who brought from his father’s farm at South of Minas Gerais old mares with blood from Baron of Alfenas´ herd. The typical horse breed at Tabatinga farms is strong with solid bones, refined head and good on gallop and working with cattle, but its Marcha Batida gait can be poor. Most frequent colors: bay, dun and grey.

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Tabatinga Predileto (Tabatinga Nero x Tabatinga Cachoeira II) – born in 1958

Moleque Tabatinga (Tabatinga Cossaco x Tabatinga Tabatinga)

k) 53 - started with Mr. José Frauzino Fortes Junqueira (nickname ´Zezé do Agudo´) in 1902, at Morro Agudo city, São Paulo state. He got married with a daughter of Mr. João Braúlio Fortes Junqueira (Campo Lindo – JB) and moved to São Paulo state in search of new areas to plant and harvest. He also took a group of mares with him from JB line. ‘53’ was the number of her wife at the high school. His sons and grandsons founded the Mangalarga association in São Paulo city in 1934 and several years later they moved to Mangalarga Marchador association in Belo Horizonte city. Registration papers do not reflect the perfect sires and dams.

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Good gaits Marcha Batida with strong cow sense, hot to handle, reflecting old infusion of thoroughbred and Mangalarga bloods. Most frequent colors: chestnut, bay and black.

Botafogo 53 (Óder 53 x Japoneza 53) – Great National Champion in 1936

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Zaire 53 – Amendoim x Olímpia 53

Degas 53 – Zulu 53 x Sonia 53

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Profile for Lynn Kelley

The MM Importers - Summerwind chapter  

Part of the USMMA series called the Importers. Updated in 2017

The MM Importers - Summerwind chapter  

Part of the USMMA series called the Importers. Updated in 2017

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