Horse-riders Travel from Minas Gerais to Brasília for Anniversary of Brazil’s Capital

This ride also seeks to promote closer ties between Minas Gerais and the Federal District, valuing the relationship between the countryside and the city.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past Sunday, April 21st, a group of horse-riders known as the 12ª Cavalgada Portal Minas/Distrito Federal marched along the famous monumental axis of the capital and stopped at the Praça do Cruzeiro to commemorate the fifty-ninth anniversary of Brasília and also pay tribute to former president and fellow Mineiro, Juscelino Kubitschek.

The horse-riders, whose aim is to unite the cultures of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?