PERUVIAN PASO HORSE
For our horseback riding tours and equestrian trails in the city of Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, the Sacred Valley, Maras and Moray, we offer these noble animals, considered as the best saddle horse in the world.
What is The Peruvian Paso Horse?
The Peruvian Paso horse is a horse breed native of Peru, descended from horses introduced during the Conquest and early colonial times. This breed is protected under Peruvian law and has been declared Peruvian breed. By the National Institute of Culture
The Peruvian Paso horse is characterized by a lateral gait or “flat step” that is his characteristic. It is typical from the north regions of Peru, where it was originated, however the Peruvian Paso Horse, get adapted successfully to the Andes of Peru, where it is prized. And it is used for general sightseeing tours in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the surrounding areas of the city of Cusco. Like Sacsayhuaman, Temple of the Moon, And Maras Moray.
What is the Most Important Feature?
The way of walking or “Peruvian Paso” is the important caracteristic about the Peruvian Paso Horse, unlike other breeds of horses in the world, is his walk, trot or intermediate speed . The trot is laterally and is called “flat step” in its most typical rhythm; but may have different velocities, which may in turn be executed by the same specimen.
This makes to the ride especially nice. Softness is one of the fundamental virtues and more appreciated in this horse breed.
It has an innate harmonic displacement. The Peruvian Paso horse has the characteristic most predominant harmonic movements in the arms than in the legs.
The march differs markedly from the lateral movements of other breeds. That is why it is one smooth movement horse, very comfortable to ride.