Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Andalusian (Purebred Spanish horse)

Synonym(s): Iberian Saddle Horse, Iberian War Horse, Jennet, Ginete, Lusitano, Alter Real, Carthusian, Spanish Horse, Portugese, Peninsular, Castilian, Extremeno, Villanos, Zapata, Zamoranos

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish


  • Warmblood.
  • Andalusian   Andalusian (Purebred Spanish horse)  .
    General information
  • Also known as:
    • Iberian Saddle Horse.
    • Iberian War Horse.
    • Jennet.
    • Ginete.
    • Lusitano.
    • Alter Real.
    • Carthusian.
    • Spanish Horse.
    • Portugese.
    • Peninsular.
    • Castilian.
    • Extremeno.
    • Villanos.
    • Zapata.
    • Zamporanos.
  • Originally from Spain.
  • Elegant.
  • Agile and athletic.
  • Docile and affectionate.
  • Commanding presence.
  • Good balance.
  • Native stock -> Barb -> Arab   Arab  .
    Principal uses
  • Riding horse.
  • Dressage.
  • Bull-fighting.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995)International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994)Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994)The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • Andalusian Breed Society, Asociacion de Criadores De Caballos de Pura Raza Espanola, Trajano 2, 41002 Sevilla, Spain.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.