A peculiar tale
In 30 years, from a small goat stable to one of the most distinguished breeding farms in Spain.
Despite the harsh winter at the breeding farm, the broodmares and their foals live outside during the entire year
Francisco Santiago Ruíz is a 79 years old man who looks like 65. The horses and “the hard work at the breeding farm everyday” keep him in good shape. Three people help him, one is ride Pablo Jímenez Cruz and another is of course ...
A ladies’ breeding farm
The horses line created by the legendary Francisco (Paco) Lazo Díaz is now developed by his daughter Macarena.
01. The Lazo family in the ancient patio of the Hacienda de Lerena, Zaonero IV, Francisco Benitez Gutiérrez, María Teresa Villar Ortíz, Macarena Lazo Villar holding granddaughter Martina Benjumea Fajardo, below María Fajardo Lazo with the dog, 02. Manuel Padlos, Francisco Benitez Gutiérrez y el mayoral Miguel Almonte Pérez, 03. ...
Mrs Mercedes’ sherry cellars
Meeting up with the Bohórquez brothers.
Inner cellars, the indoor track, the garden and harness room
Peter Vázquez Heredia is the keeper of the finca la Peñuela, a wonderful country mansion close to Jerez de la Frontera, built up and extended over the past 500 years by Bohórquez Escribano family. Peter’s main feature is his deep knowledge of the house and the way to the cellars, visited with much interest, beyond the artistic ...