Caballo de Paso
The Peruvian Paso (Peruvian Horse) is a breed of light pleasure saddle horse known for its smooth ride.
It is distinguished by a natural, four-beat, lateral gait called the paso llano.
This horse is protected by the Peruvian government - Decree 25919 of Peru from Nov 28, 1992.
Caballo de paso has been declared a Cultural Heritage of the Nation by the National Institute of Culture.
Due to the isolation suffered for 400 years and the selection made by their breeders, this horse is very particular in their body proportions and a side walk or "paso llano" that is characteristic.
Peruvian dancing horse with a marinera dancer in Pachacamac.
It is typical of the northern Peruvian regions from which he originated.