I bought a three year old Lusitano stallion from Morgado Lusitano in Portugal on December 3rd 2019. The plan was and is for the stallion, Mágico, to stay at Morgado Lusitano in the professional training of Francisco Cancela De Abreu and for me to visit for a long weekend once a month. I was able … Continue reading My quarantine life
Oops! I think I bought a 3-year-old stallion
As I told in my previous blog post, as Quinny started aging, my mind started processing the purchase of a younger horse. I don’t think I would survive Quinny’s passing without another horse to comfort me. Mid-November (2019) I was going anyway to Morgado Lusitano as my trainer Malin Holmlund was taking a group … Continue reading Oops! I think I bought a 3-year-old stallion
Coping with my horse’s ageing
Week 8 is the schools’ skiing holiday in southern Finland. Quintana came to us during the skiing holiday week soon to be twelve years ago. She turns twenty in March. This thought has haunted me for quite a while already. Every time someone posts on Facebook that their dog, cat or horse has died tears … Continue reading Coping with my horse’s ageing
Are the Morgado Lusitano stallions marionettes?
Photos: Afonso Bordallo Rodrigues; Stallion: Quefito I gather an over-whelming amount of learnings every time I visit Morgado Lusitano. The way I am, I go home, and I just have to share what I've experienced, so whether my horsey friends want it or not, they get to listen to my account on my visit. When … Continue reading Are the Morgado Lusitano stallions marionettes?