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The Andalusian Is A Perfect Pick

Feb 22nd 2020 at 3:00 PM

The Andalusian belongs to Spain, in particular to the Iberian Peninsula. It is one of the most ancient breed. It came into notice as early in the 15th century. The breed came into limelight for their agility. They were also used as war horses. The Andalusian originally was regarded as a cavalry horse due to their agility. For there courage, they gained popularity among cavalries with the introduction of firearms when a fast, agile horse was needed. Historically, their descriptions could be seen in cave paintings in the Andalusia region. The breed was revered by Carthusian monks. It is published in the literature that Andalusian horses were stolen by Napoleon’s army and were used to make their way through Europe. However, this breed was exported from Spain to America in 1962. Horses for sale Friesian

To quote, Andalusians are the ancestors of the Lipizzaner or Lipizzan horse breed, which was known for its prowess in classical dressage thus they were used for bullfighting and as stock horses as well. Andalusians are still used as dressage horses because of there efficiency. Furthermore, they are used for rides as they are very comfortable. They are athletic and elegant riders that display excellent extensions, elevations. The physical attributes are unique, for instance, arched neck and convex profile, shinning coat colors including Grey, bay, at times spotted. Horses for Sale Texas

According to the stats, 80% of Andalusians in the United States are Grey. The coat color could be seen in grey, bay, chestnut, black, palomino, dun also exist. The common breed characteristics are; a long sleek head with a wide forehead and convex profile, a long arched neck which makes it more elegant, abundant mane, normal body with powerful hindquarters and strong fine legs. They have a high knee action and are short striding with great presence. By temperament, they are intelligent, docile and calm.

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