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.

Caballo de Paso
 
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.

Caballo de Paso

Peruvian dancing horse with a marinera dancer in Pachacamac.

It is typical of the northern Peruvian regions from which he originated.

Trujillo city is considered the Cradle of typical Peruvian Paso Horse.