It was on March 15, 2006, that the famous Olympic stallion Rubi became the father of Barão. Rubi is a horse that has picked up a vast range of accolades and competed in the London Olympic Games in 2012, placing 16th in the KUR final. Barão sees in his father the inspiration to shine on the Carousel of the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art, which he joined at the age of four. Sometimes he trains with his paternal brothers Baritono, Dirupe, Dourado, Jiripiti, Jura and Paron, who also attend the School. His mother is Unitiva II, from whom he has three other brothers at the School: Favorito, Ijaque and Jeremias. He recently received at the School his son Oboé. Physically, Barão has a lot of white spots: he has white on his muzzle and around his hooves! He is a warrior as he has recently fully recovered from a nose problem. They call him the “chief horse” as he is the one that leads the reprise, and also because he is one of the Master Chief-Rider’s horses!