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Should you consider to acquire pigmy goats we ask you to kindly contact us under tel 917 643 600 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Herdade da Mata has a considerable number of these friendly and well tempered animals at your disposal.

They can easily be handled by children and therefore are pets ideally suited to be kept at country homes or estates.

A pigmy goat usually gives birth to 1 to 4 kids once or twice a year.

They are sweet and playful animals very much enjoyed by small children.The can grow to a size of around 50 cm for the males an of 45 cm for the females.

The are ideal pets and good producers of  manure for your vegetable garden.

Heifers pure breed Garvonesa for sale

The Herdade da Mata has a very special offer for all enthusiasts of animal life and of horseback activities. When staying at our Guesthouse you can take riding lessons on one of our well trained horses or, if you prefer, you can bring your own horse as we also stable horses at our equestrian center.In this context we created the "ride & stay" program with the idea to allow you and your family to spend some pleasurable days on our Herdade da Mata and, at the same time, enjoy the attractive landscape having a tour on horseback or during other activities.

Should you wish to know more about this new program please do not hesitate to contact us under 00351 917643600 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Great success for the Herdade da Mata at the XXVIII International Festival of the Lusitano Horse

During the days of June, 16-18 the XXVIII International Festival of the Lusitano Horse, one of the great yearly events of the world of horse breeding took place at the Quinta da Marinha in Cascais.

The team of Herdade da Mata participated and achieved two excellent results of which our whole team is very proud:

HENRY, PSL, breeder and owner Herdade da Mata, 1st price in Preliminary P2 (4 year olds) with Luís Vidigal Butes

FEROZ, PSL, 3rd price in M2 (6 year olds) with Carlos Branquinho.

We congratulate horses and riders for their achievement and for enhancing once again the reputation of the Herdade da Mata. Many thanks to all!