The garrano lives integrated into a mountain ecosystem generally at altitudes above 700m, where it disputes territory with its main predator, the wolf. Due to its history and origin, this autochthonous breed with millenary roots has a strong historical expression in the northern region of Portugal and Galicia. Like their wild ancestors, free-ranging horses are organised into family groups, known as herds, eguadas or harems, of varying size.
Between the Peneda mountain range and the Castro Laboreiro plateau, we find the perfect scenarios to observe and understand the behaviour of these animals.
In the spotlight
Observation of garrano horses; Prehistory; Planalto Laboreiro; Castro Laboreiro Castle; Brandas and Inverneira; Ecosystem of the Iberian Wolf
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