July 21st – Butteri di Cottanello

In reality their name is Association of Breeders of the Tolfetano Horse of Cottanello, a long name to indicate a group of friends who have set two ideas: the Tolfetano horse and the ancient Italian traditions of horse breeding.

Everything starts from Cottanello, a small but charming village of Sabina, not far from Rieti, where the tradition of animal breeding was strong.

These friends present themselves with a typical Italian pock-style dress with green trousers and gilet, and on horses they use Italian saddles made in Tolfa and by a local craftsman. Each of them has a small and long stick that has often been handed down to him by his grandparents.

We took a thousand photos and soon we will select them.

Guide of Cottanello

The town of Cottanello owes its name to the family of Aurelii Cottae, a branch of the family Aurelia, which […]