Big exciting changes and developments in Lusitano Horse Finder!!

After 6 years in business Lusitano Horse Finder has evolved in so many ways and the business grown hugely that now I am excited to announce several important developments that I am so delighted about –



Nuno Cavaco  I am over the moon to say Nuno Cavaco has become a Director in the company, taking up a major position in the business.  We are looking to grow the rider and horse training aspect to the business both in Portugal and through clinics. With Nuno’s brilliant insight, sensitivity, vision and his huge talent in riding and teaching coupled with his fabulous career training we are able to take the business to new heights.

Now we are offering quality programmes for training horses in Portugal that are developed with a more holistic approach with modern –
Feeding regimes, top farriers, vets, physio, online profile for your horses with all information up dated monthly.
All horses are personally trained by Nuno.nuno black and white

Our services are designed to give you ‘peace of mind’ even if you cannot visit very often and ensure your horse is happy in a balance training programme that matches your requirements. We will ensure you are always kept up to date with open honest communication, photos, videos and even live steaming to see your horse working in real time.

In addition we can provide –
Classical dressage lessons in Portugal on school master Lusitanos, on your own horse,
International clinics
Help and advice in choosing your Lusitano
Investment programmes – buying and training a Lusitano for competition or re selling.

International clinics and also help and advice in choosing your Lusitano.

To contact Nuno Cavaco –


Pedro MatosWith the way that the marketplace for Lusitanos is changing we felt it was time to offer more dynamic and modern packages both the sellers, breeders and buyers of Lusitanos.  I have been looking for a long time for the right person and one day along came Pedro Matos!

Pedro is full of energy, passion and enthusiasm for Lusitanos, Lusitano breeding and making a difference in the World.  What better person to take on the role of Sale Director.
We have designed super new packages for Lusitano Breeders and Trainers that provide you with a greater more professional International market presence on our leading websites.

More on this will be posted this week along with a 2 page interview in the latest addition of Equitação Magazine.

To contact Pedro Matos email

Exclusive Interview with Gonçalo Carvalho

I am so delighted to announce that I will shortly be publishing a super interesting interview with Gonçalo Carvalho.  He’s a private family man that has achieved outstanding results for Portugal in International dressage with the fabulous Rubi at the 2012 Olympics. Now Rubi has retired he has Batuta a pure bred Lusitano mare with a huge character. Spending time with them it is clear they have an exceptional bond and together are achieving brilliant scores. The Rio Olympics are well within their sights.

I wanted to learn more about the man himself,  how he his day to day life works, his future goals and what’s most important to him.  I sincerely hope that you will enjoy the brief glimpse into his life as much as I did.  Stay posted.

New Innovations for Lusitano Horse Finder – It is a fast changing world these days and the Lusitano is increasing in popularity and world wide interest. This is of course thanks to many riders choosing the breed for competition and demonstrating what these wonderful horses are capable of doing.  Also we must not forget what an exceptional leisure horse they make too and just how many hours of joy they can bring into our lives.

In response to these demands and to give a great service to those of you looking for your perfect Lusitano we are making some changes in the business so that you will have –

  • Greater access to breeders and trainers.  Learn more about the studs and horses available for sale
  • Have more information available on each horse for sale on the website including videos and performance records
  • Direct contact with owners
  • viewing support and horse assessment services with top riders in Portugal
  • VIP buying services
  • Help and support with organising vets etc
  • On going training packages in Portugal for you and your horse
  • More articles and publications
  • Equestrian Holidays

We hope this will be a more dynamic and streamline way to finding your perfect Lusitano.  Afterall – It is true to say there is a Lusitano for each and everyone of us!

These new innovations will roll out over this year.  Any suggestions and feedback is always welcome.

Happy February – Remember we have an extra day !


Lusitano Journey with Equitação

We are delighted to have formed a relationship with Equitação magazine

to bring to you their super new project for the Lusitano!

If you are wondering about Equitação it is an equestrian magazine in Portugal that covers the news and information largely on the Lusitano breed and equestrian activities and sport in Portugal.  Written in Portuguese as of course it should be, most cannot read the articles. However now Equitação are looking to step onto the International platform and offer more information on the Lusitano to a wider audience. 

We would love you to join us in enjoying their new project – Lusitano Horse – A Unique Selection. 

The first in their video selection will be launched next week so look out for it posted here on Lusitano Horse Finder. Also look out for our article in their next magazine Equitação out by 14th February 2016.

In conjunction with this us at Lusitano Horse Finder will be launching our dynamic new marketing Packages for Breeders.  Stay Posted for next addition of Equitação magazine and announcements on website and facebook.

Here’s Equitação‘s introduction –

Lusitano Horse – A Unique Selection

New project from EQUITAÇÃO TV about the Purebred Lusitano Horse
will be launched in February 2016.


Lusitano“Lusitano Horse – A Unique Selection” is the title of the new documentary, produced by EQUITAÇÃO TV, created not only from the need to promote and disseminate an outstanding heritage that is the Lusitano Horse, but also from the willingness to testify, design and document the best Portuguese Studs and breeders.

Starring Bruno Caseirão, in each episode this documentary will take you on a journey through Portugal, visiting different studs, well-known and recognized worldwide such as Paulo Caetano International, Sta. Margarida Stud, Casa Cadaval, Manuel Veiga Stud, Monte da Tramagueira, Pedro Ferraz da Costa Stud, and many others.

With interviews made in Portuguese, all episodes have English subtitles, in order to be understood all over the world, where this bread is admired and cherished.
For all ages, “Lusitano Horse – A Unique Selection” is intended to all the horse lovers. That is also why, in a first stage, all episodes will be available online, for free, on EQUITAÇÃO TV’s webpage and on the Facebook page, allowing people from any part of the globe to watch, share and appreciate it.
“Lusitano Horse – A Unique Selection” will be released this February. If you don’t want to miss the first episode and all the news about it, follow us on
About EQUITAÇÃO TV (Producer)
12509135_989547824450459_3636503950192312953_nEQUITAÇÃO is a Portuguese brand since 1995, in the market for more than 20 years as the n.º 1 equestrian paper magazine. In the last two decades EQUITAÇÃO has been growing, and besides the Magazine, a daily updated website ( and social media, in 2010 started also as a TV, producing a weekly TV equestrian show, titled “Equitação Magazine”. With a 25m duration, this equestrian sport TV show includes interviews and events in Portugal and abroad, covering all the disciplines. “Equitação Magazine” is already broadcasted in Portugal, Angola, Mozambique and Cape Vert (by the Portuguese cable channels A BOLA TV, REGIÕES TV and ), and also on Brazil (by the HORSE BRASIL CHANNEL).



About Bruno Caseirão (Co-author and host)
10500311_10203871641415460_7899408435351940872_nTeacher and university scholar. Equitação’s collaborator, since 2006, had published in this magazine numerous articles and interviews to some of the most prominent personalities on the Lusitano Horse, Culture and Equestrian Art. In the last few years has organized, co-organized and participated in a series of congresses, conferences and lectures around Portuguese Equestrian Heritage and Lusitano Horse, such as What Future for the Lusitano horse in Portugal and in the world? (APSL, Equitação and PSML), Lusitano horse – Art and Equestrian Heritage (National Culture Centre), 1st Portuguese Congress on Equestrian Tourism (ANTE); but also in Dressage discipline domain, including the three editions of the International Dressage Forum (Portuguese Academy of Dressage), Top Portuguese Riders in High Competition:

What Experience Teaches Us? (Equitação and Pet Festival), Portuguese Equestrian Federation 1st and 2nd Dressage Forum (FEP). In 2015 took also part, as a speaker, of the CDI3* Vilamoura – X Iberian Dressage Cup.

Cavalo Lusitano – Uma Selecção Ímpar

Novo projecto da EQUITAÇÃO TV, dedicado ao cavalo Puro Sangue Lusitano,
estreia em Fevereiro de 2016.

Lusitano“Cavalo Lusitano – Uma Selecção Ímpar” é o nome do novo ciclo de documentários, produzidos pela EQUITAÇÃO TV. O projecto nasceu da necessidade de promover e difundir o magnífico património que é a raça Lusitana e, ao mesmo tempo, de dar a conhecer e documentar as melhores Coudelarias e criadores portugueses.
Conduzido por Bruno Caseirão, em cada episódio este documentário vai levá-lo numa viagem por Portugal, visitando diversas coudelarias nacionais, conhecidas e reconhecidas em todo o mundo, como a de Paulo Caetano, Santa Margarida, Casa Cadaval, Manuel Veiga, Monte da Tramagueira, Pedro Ferraz da Costa, entre outras.

Com entrevistas realizadas em português, todos os episódios estão legendados em inglês, para que possam ser igualmente desfrutados além fronteiras, onde o Cavalo Lusitano é bastante admirado e apreciado.

Destinado a todas as faixas etárias “Cavalo Lusitano – Uma Selecção Ímpar” é Com entrevistas realizadas em português, todos os episódios estão legendados em inglês, para que possam ser igualmente desfrutados além fronteiras, onde o Cavalo Lusitano é bastante admirado e apreciado.

Destinado a todas as faixas etárias “Cavalo Lusitano – Uma Selecção Ímpar” é dirigido aos amantes do mundo equestre. É também por esse motivo que, numa primeira fase, os episódios deste ciclo de documentários, serão disponibilizadas online e gratuitamente no website da EQUITAÇÃO TV e no Facebook, para que possam ser assistidos e partilhados em qualquer parte do globo. Em Portugal, os episódios estarão também disponíveis no MEO KANAL da EQUITAÇÃO TV .

“Cavalo Lusitano – Uma Selecção Ímpar” será lançado em Fevereiro de 2016 e se não quer perder o primeiro episódio, nem nenhuma das novidades, siga a página oficial do programa no Facebook,

Sobre a EQUITAÇÃO TV (Produtora)

12509135_989547824450459_3636503950192312953_nA EQUITAÇÃO é uma marca portuguesa criada em 1995. Nasceu como Revista e cedo se tornou líder no mercado português de publicações equestres. Nas últimas duas décadas o “universo” EQUITAÇÃO tem vindo a crescer. Para além de um website noticioso actualizado diariamente ( e da presença nas redes sociais, em 2010 lançou a EQUITAÇÃO TV, canal produtor de um programa televisivo denominado “Equitação Magazine”.

Com uma duração de 25m, o programa semanal de cariz desportivo, inclui entrevistas e cobertura jornalística de eventos de todas as disciplinas equestres em Portugal e no estrangeiro. O programa “Equitação Magazine” é actualmente transmitido em Portugal, Angola, Moçambique e Cabo Verde (através d’A BOLA TV, REGIÕES TV e ) mas também no Brasil (pelo HORSE BRASIL CHANNEL).

Sobre Bruno Caseirão (Co-Autor e Apresentador)

10500311_10203871641415460_7899408435351940872_nDocente e investigador universitário. Colaborador da Revista Equitação, desde 2006, onde tem vindo a publicar entrevistas às mais destacadas personalidades do mundo do Cavalo Lusitano, da Cultura e Arte Equestre. Nos últimos anos tem organizado, coorganizado e participado em diversos congressos, conferências e palestras em torno do Património Equestre português e do Cavalo Lusitano, entre as quais Que Futuro para o Cavalo Lusitano em Portugal e no Mundo? (APSL, Revista Equitação e PSML), Cavalo Lusitano – Arte e Património Equestres (Centro Nacional de Cultura) e 1.º Congresso Português de Turismo Equestre (ANTE), assim como sobre a disciplina olímpica de Dressage, nomeadamente as três edições do Fórum Internacional de Dressage (Academia Portuguesa de Dressage), Cavaleiros Portugueses de Sucesso na Alta Competição: o que nos Ensina a Experiência? (Revista Equitação e Pet Festival), 1.º e 2.º Fórum de Dressage FEP (FEP). Em 2015 integrou igualmente a equipa técnica do CDI3* de Vilamoura – X Taça Ibérica de Dressage.

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