Spanish horses have been regarded for their quality and appearance since Roman ages. The Moors attacked Spain in the Seventh Century and carried Barb horses with them. These oriental horses were crossed with quality local Spanish stock, and the outcome was the Andalusian. In the Medieval times, the Andalusian was the favored mount for European nobles. The Andalusian was a noteworthy ancestor on the Lipizzaner breed in the 1500’s. All the more as of late, it was utilized as a cavalry mount. Its numbers at one time reduced, yet today the Andalusian’s physical appearance and conspicuous activity make it one of the world’s most alluring riding horses.
The Andalusian has a recognized appearance, typically showing up in the hues white and light gray, and once in a while bay. It is a compact horse with excellent shape, and as a rule remains about 15.2 hands. The mane and tail are abundant. It has a level or marginally raised nose, small ears, and its head is built atop a significant neck. The chest is quite massive and the quarters are lean. The legs are clean and the activity is very lively. The Andalusian is famous for its capacity to learn and its magnificent disposition.
The Andalusian began in and acquired its name from the Spanish Province of Andalusia. Its progenitors are the Iberian (Spanish) horse and the Barb horse which were carried to Spain by attacking Moors. It was reproduced via Carthusian Priests in the late Medieval times. The famous William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle, composed: “…the Spanish horse is the noblest creature in the world…”
Kiger Mustangs are a beautiful and rare animal found and native to Oregon. Now they are available and tested as high percentage Spanish Horses prized with their own stud book going back to 1988 and managed by the National Parks. Here is a true piece of America with a bloodline prized by every Royal in Europe for ages before making its mark here, in the American Gold Rush@LazySplantation!