Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Northeastern - Crioulo Horses
Also Known By: Nordestino, Crioulo Brasileiro, Curraleiro, Sertanejo
The Northeastern is a light horse breed developed in northeastern Brazil beginning in the 16th century from Portuguese stock. The coloration of the horse is 40% dark bay, 25% gray, 15% isabella or light bay and 15% sorrel.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed. Additional submission information.