You can help in new gait genetics research!

The Brooks Equine Genetics Lab at the University of Florida has a new study that continues to research the genes, or combination of genes that might influence gait.   Previous studies have focused on other breeds, this study focuses on Brazilian gaited breeds, with the main focus on the Mangalarga Marchador. Here is some background from their…

Gaia do Summerwind

Gaia made history at 11:00 p.m.October 27, 2012, becoming the first MM foal born in the US using imported frozen semen from Brasil. A labor of love, our dream was realized when Agro Maripá collected and exported the first frozen MM semen from 3 of his stallions in Brasil. Our continued thanks to Agro Maripa!…

Birth announcement!

A beautiful new Mangalarga Marchador foal born! Imported mare Bella (Elba Cruzalta) has some special bloodlines and this is her first! The new colt is nicknamed Tigre because of the stripes until the owners choose his real name. Sire is La Paz Jivago. Congratulations to Keith and Alice Mosing, TX.