Duque Do Ladrao is a strikingly handsome 9-year-old Lusitano gelding schooling Third level dressage. Duque has the rare combination of elegant, classical Iberian conformation, along with a more modern dressage movement with his soft fluid trot and light balanced canter. His gaits are comfortable and easy to ride and he loves his work. Duque is very people-oriented and is a happy horse with lots of personality.
His bloodlines are classical dressage from Portugal and Brazil. His sire, Larapio, son of Distinto, is known for producing horses that consistently excel in functionality, expression and great temperament.
Duque shows a natural aptitude for upper level dressage. He is schooling piaffe and all the lateral movements, finds collection easy, and takes great pride in his accomplishments. This will be the horse of a lifetime for the lucky person who makes this very special horse their own.