Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Paso Fino

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish


  • Warmblood.
  • Paso Fino   Paso Fino  .
    General information
  • Originally from Puerto Rico.
  • Different Paso Finos have been developed in the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Peru and Cuba:
    • All the types differ in conformation.
  • The four-beat natural gait of the horse can be divided into:
    • Paso Fino.
    • Paso Corto.
    • Paso Largo.
  • Gentle.
  • Spirited under saddle.
  • Friendly.
  • Andalusian   Andalusian (Purebred Spanish horse)  -> Barb -> Spanish Jennet.
    Principal uses
  • Riding.
  • Stockwork.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

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.


  • American Horse Council, 1700 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA.
  • American Paso Fino Horse Association, PO Box 2363, Pittsburgh, PA 15230, USA.
  • Paso Fino Horse Association, PO Box 600 Bowling Green, FL 33834, USA.
  • Departamento de Agricultura, Apartado 10163, Santurce, 00908, Puerto Rico.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.