Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Mangalarga Marchador

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish


  • Warmblood.
  • Mangalarga Marchador   Mangalarga Marchador  .
    General information
  • Originates from Brazil.
  • Most common horse in Brazil.
  • Has classic Spanish conformation.
  • Due to the horse's natural movement it is a comfortable ride.
  • Good endurance.
  • Lively, but with a docile temperament.
  • Intelligent.
  • Criollo -> Andalusian   Andalusian (Purebred Spanish horse)  -> Alter Real.
    Principal uses
  • Riding.
  • Herding.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • Ministerio da Agriculture, Commissao Coordenadora da Criacao Do Cavalo Nacional, Av. Almirante Barroso, 139 10 And.-Modulo 1001 - CEP 20051, Rio de Janeiro -RJ, Brazil.
  • Associacao Brasileira dos Criadores do Cavalo Mangalarga Marchador, Rua Goitacases, 14-11 e. 13 andares Ed Bom Destino Cep 30190, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.