Masseria San Paolo –



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Martina Franca and the surrounding areas of Alberobello, Locorotondo, Ceglie Messapica, Noci, Mottola and Massafra in the areas of Bari, Taranto and Brindisi (Puglia).

[/trx_accordion_item][trx_accordion_item title=”2) ATTITUDE”]

Beast of burden and mule production

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a) coat: black, distinct belly, grey inner legs; white muzzle; light rings on muzzle and eye bags; anus, vulva, scrotum and prepuce are dark, black hairs;

b) anatomy:

  • Head: flat and large forehead, not too heavy, well developed jaws and wide canal; prominent orbital arches; long, straight and very firm and flexible wide-based ears with a rich furry pinna.
  • Neck: muscular and wide fixed base.
  • Shoulder: properly inclined and fixed.
  • Withers: lightly marked.
  • Dorsal-lumbar region: rectilinear with wide areas, muscular and harmoniously fixed.
  • Loins: large and well fixed.
  • Back: muscular, large and long.
  • Chest: muscular and large.
  • Thorax: well developed, preferably deep.
  • Arts: robust, short tether and tibia.
  • Joints: large, often dry.
  • Pasterns: regular
  • Hooves: linear, solid and preferably large.


c) character: enough lively

d) other features: frugal

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Men Femeles
minimum withers 135 127
minimum chest circumference 145 140
minimum shin circumference 19 17

[/trx_table][/trx_accordion_item][trx_accordion_item title=”5) ASPECTS THAT PROVOKES THE EXCLUSION FROM THE ANAGRAPHIC REGISTER”]

  • Coat: not black coat, noy grey belly and inner leg
  • Balzana: white spots, white hoof
  • Head: not grey muzzle, drooping ears
  • Size: extremely different from the standard