Artequus was born in 1989. Thanks to its founder 𝗠𝗶𝗴𝘂𝗲𝗹 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘂𝗲𝘃𝗼. Which he was able to carry out thanks to the love and sacrifice he showed throughout his career in the service of the horse.
The word RESPECT is the basis of our riding and our lifestyle.
Miguel was a visionary in his equestrian discipline, he always stayed in continuous training, throughout his life, he had great masters of horsemanship by his side. Among those who stand out (Nuno Oliveira, Luís Valença and Luis Ramos Paul) Thanks to his magnificent training, Miguel was able to create his own riding style.
Miguel was one of the initial pillars of the famous show APASSIONATA with Peter Massine, which had great success throughout Europe in recent years, and in which his son Alejandro is currently continuing. ,
In recent years, his son Alejandro Barrionuevo has taken over from his father, always by his side and learning from the background, he has intervened as an assistant director in different artistic creations. Among them (Pura Pasin) (Roots) and (Lord of the horses).
To this day, Alejandro is the director and founder of Artequus Théâtre équestre. This company wanted to go a step beyond the horse show, making known “the theater horse”, which makes the horse another actor within the company.
takes care of even the smallest detail in his works. The absolute freedom of our horses in some scenes and their different moods make each show different. The lighting is thought and designed to create a unique atmosphere in each scene.
The music composed for the occasion, manages to lead the viewer to touch their emotions with a beautiful staging, with a setting according to each show, they bring out the beauty of our partner the horse.
With this combination of different artistic disciplines, it gave origin to Artequus.