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Meet the striking grand prix stallion whose breed you’ve probably never heard of

It is not unusual nowadays to see Baroque horses doing well at top level dressage — the Iberian breeds in particular, such as Portugal’s Lusitano and Spain’s Andalucian or Pura Raza Española (PRE), are especially renowned for their trainable temperaments and talent for the advanced collected work in particular. Even Friesian horses are gaining recognition as a breed that can compete with warmbloods. But what about the Baroque breed you might never have heard of — the Murgese horse.

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Article written by: Polly Bryan

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