The International Lusitano Festival is held as a showcase for some of the best Lusitanos bred Internationally. The event's program covers model and movements competitions as well equestrian sports, exclusively performed by Lusitanos - Dressage, Working Equitation, Portuguese Equitation and even Jumping. Read the #LWBlog article to find out more about this year's best binomials and horses.
This photo continues the #LW Blog series "Story Behind the Photo". In this release, LW founding photographer Rita Fernandes speaks about how preparing the shoot, chosing the frame and anticipating the light can make or break the photo.
Full house at Alter Real Auction - once again the benches were full on the 24th of April for a very exciting auction day with fierce disputes and spectacular presentations. The females were the main interest, with 6 out of 9 animals sold. Jaca was most disputed mare and Jenjibre AR was the male horse that attracted the most interest, with the bidding finishing at 20,000€.
This photo continues the #LW Blog series "Story Behind the Photo". In this release, LW founding photographer Rita Fernandes speaks about how to turn challenging light situations to your advantage - playing with low exposure and a gorgeous white stallion to create dramatic results.
This photo launches the #LWBlog series "Story Behind the Photo". In this issue, the international photographer Katya Druz tells the story of the photo entitled "A Friendship that conquered the world" featuring Pedro Torres and the live legend stallion Oxidado.
APSL’s first public concentration for stallion approval of 2018 took place last January 27th: 33 horses between the ages of 4 and 12 were evaluated for their morphology and quality of gaits under saddle. Overall, 29 new stallions were admitted to the Stud-book. The awarded 6 year old Lusitano Homero JCL, presented by João Faustino, achieved the highest score (75,5%).
Filipa is the founder and CEO of Lusitano World and Editor in Chief of #LWBlog, where you can find updated news, useful insights and state of the art knowledge about the Lusitano breed:
“I hope #LWBlog will become one of the main promotion channels of the Lusitano horse worldwide! I invite all readers to share their opinion and to propose topics you want to read about: LWblog@lusitanoworld.com – happy readings!”
Katya is a renowned international equine photographer with publications all over the world, including National Geographic. She is the #LWBlog Art Director, responsible for organization and commission of all the art work that is included in blog publications. She will also bring us a series of articles on equine photography and about the Lusitano breed.
Rita Fernandes is a co-founder of Lusitano World. In love with horses since tender age, she brings not only exquisite photos that will illustrate our articles, but also contributes with articles about the Lusitano horse, with a specific focus on equine photography.
Bianca is a remarkable German photographer who lives in Colorado, USA. She started her cooperation with Lusitano World in 2014, not only in photography, but also with equine videos and writing articles, sharing the view of a foreigner on the Lusitano breed and events within the world of the Lusitano. Bianca will contribute regularly with interviews and reports for #LWBlog.
Uli is a German journalist with vast experience in equine articles. Working with one of LW’s associated magazines - Equus Classic, Uli accepted LW invitation to contribute with a series of articles and reports on several equine matters and topics. She will also bring us more insights on Lusitano’s breed in Germany.
Frances is an American grand prix rider who was always been curious and attracted by Iberian breeds. Curious about the Lusitano she traveled to Portugal and meet Lusitano World team – after buying her first Lusitano she joined Lusitano World as an agent for the USA, promoting the breed and cooperating in travelling programs to Portugal. She will also be a regular contributing writer, bringing opinion articles and increasing the awareness about the Lusitano breed in the USA.