2017 import dreams – they would make for a Happy New Year!
We love the stallions in our frozen sperm bank – stallion in a box we call them! They are producing quality foals with gait, beauty, and temperament. Agro Maripa is one of the foundations for our breeding program.
But, we have always said one of our goals was to add new bloodlines to increase and improve the genetic diversity here in North America. Only about 70 horses were imported from Brazil to North America. We need new blood to continue to grow the Mangalarga Marchador breed here.
With our semen importation program, we have imported 5 stallions frozen semen. They are producing great foals – Arun de Maripa, Fole de Maripa, Oma de Maripa, Talisma Kafe and Ximoio de Maripa. In addition, we have our SW stallions here: La Paz Jivago and Hawke do Summerwind (pure Maripa). You can also check out their offspring if you click on the links for the stallions.
In 2017, we hope to add another 5 more to the breeding choices.
For the Bahia stallions, it’s been almost 5 years in the making. Fingers crossed that we will be successful! More details, photos and videos after we get the shipment here.
The 2017 Imports – Frozen Semen
Bronze de Rio Grande – New bloodlines: D2 and Serta
Carnaval Sao Lourenco – almost pure JB, with some Herdade and Tabatinga.
Kamikaze E.A.O. – JB, Ogar and Abaiba blood.
Violeiro do Riomar – New bloodlines: Escandinha, Santa Lucia, Kitanda. We rode this stallion in Bahia 5 years ago! Lovely!