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This is a Brazilian riding horse that displays four different types of gaits, from a slow walk to a trot. With this breed living all around the world (more than 500,000 live in Brazil alone!), the Mangalarga Marchador is one of the most popular riding horses in existence. These are medium-size horses with silky hair and muscular, sturdy bodies. Brazilian horses for sale.
The Mangalarga Marchador (MM) is a Brazilian gait horse breed is smooth and unique gaits. It is also the national horse of Brazil and is the most numerous of the Brazilian horse breeds with over 600 000 register animals as state by ABCCMM in 2013.
In Brazil, MMs must pass rigid standards for conformation, gait, performance and endurance (USMMA 2013).
Those standards is set by a regulation book and are supervise by the Associação Brasileira dos Criadores do Cavalo Mangalarga . The Brazilian Department of Agriculture (MAPA) (ABCCMM, 1998; MAPA, 2000).
While traveling at a moderate speed (5–10 m/s), a horse using the ‘batida’ gait places the feet in diagonally couple footfalls more frequently than laterally, although moments of triple-limb support exist
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If footfalls are instead more often laterally couple, rather than diagonally, without loss of triple support moments.
The quality of gait in the MM is certify by a system of official registration inspections and organize competitions that is in place for more than three decades in Brazil.
To be register, the MM is inspect twice by a technician (veterinary or animal science professional) trained and authorize. The first provisory inspection is carry out before 2 years of age to validate parentage and health.
In a second inspection, horses over 3 years of age are rid by the inspector and must fulfill all requirements set. The breed standard, for example, no moments of suspension or excessive lateral movement within the gait.
Only horses passing the second inspection are admit to the registry, allowing for competition in rid classes, registration of offspring. These regulations do not permit the trot or pace.