Events, Frozen Semen, SW News December 2013 Photos – Marchador FEST Brasil! December 15, 2013 summerwind Click on the photo to see full-size, then hit the back button to return to the photo album. Praia do Forte – Fort Beach. These are protective cages for sea turtle nests on the beach. The nests are monitored until the baby turtles hatch and get to the sea. Seu Chico Tandy We got to present one of the awards for marcha picada stallion Seu Chico Tandy won the class and we got to ride him! Reserve champion mare at the CBM in Bahia – marcha picada Great saddles for sale at the fair. View from our hotel lobby window! Marchador Fest and a few auctions were held here at the hotel. Stations of the Cross. Tile depictions inside the church. Colonial building – all Portuguese tiles – that is being restored in Salvador View from the restaurant. Yacht club Salvador, Bahia Fresh bread at the supermarket. John taking a photo of the mare conformation class. Third mare in was also one we liked – daughter of Favacho Estanho. Highest priced mare at the auction. They only sold a share for several hundred thousand dollars. Lynn riding Luxo. We also rode a stallion Violeiro do Riomar. Luxo de Mairi, a marcha picada stallion, son of Emblema EAO, pure Favacho blood. Amado Ipe, champion marcha picada stallion Mare conformation class at the show. This mare won the class, a daughter of Favacho Diamante. Marchador auction – great stage to showcase the horses. Laura riding Amado Ipe.