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.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.