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  Breeds of Livestock - Peruvian Paso Horse
The Peruvian Paso horse descended from the bloodstock which was introduced to Peru from the Spanish, who at the time were the foremost horse breeders in the world.
In addition, the Peruvian is the only horse in the world with "termino", which is a graceful, flowing movement in which the forelegs are rolled towards the outside as the horse strides forward, much like the arm motion of a swimmer.
The average height of the Peruvian is between 14 and 15 hands, and the weight is commonly between 900 and 1,100 pounds...
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  Peruvian Paso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Instead of a trot, the Peruvian Paso performs a gait between the walk and the canter that is broken pace.
As a result, the modern Peruvian Paso is one of the rarest of breeds, one that passes its gait on to 100 percent of its purebred offspring.
The Peruvian Paso continued to flourish in the northern regions because it was still needed for transportation on the haciendas.
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 Perol Chico - Peruvian Paso Horses - Sacred Valley, Cusco - Peru
The paso llano is executed with a distinctive action in the front legs, called termino, a graceful, flowing movement in which the forelegs are rolled towards the outside as the horse strides forward, much like the arm motion of a swimmer.
The Paso Fino breed was developed in and around the Caribbean, Central and South America, while the Peruvian horse was born entirely within the borders of the country after which it was named.
In addition, the Peruvian Paso is bred for its distinctive "termino" - a movement of the front legs similar to the loose outward rolling of a swimmer’s arms, originating at the horse’s shoulder.
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 Peruvian Paso
Once established, the Peruvian Paso was maintained in its native country as a closed population, isolated by geography and the dedication of its creators from the influence of additional outside blood.
The Paso Fino was developed in and around the Caribbean, Central and South America, while the Peruvian horse was born entirely within the borders of the country for which it was named.
In addition to an easy gait, the Peruvian Paso's creators desired their new breed to retain brilliant action typified by lift as the knee and fetlock flex, combined with "termino," a movement of the front legs similar to the loose outward rolling of a swimmer's arms in the crawl.
www.shawcreekrockinghorses.com /peruvian_paso.htm   (813 words)

 Peruvian Paso
Peruvian horses showing off with the traditional, hand-crafted saddles and tack are the highlight of many parades throughout the country while ladies riding sidesaddle dressed in elegant, colorful costumes are a feast for the local television crew at different equine events.
Peruvian horses in the United States have completed very successfully in competitive trail and endurance events as tough as the famous Tevis Cup.
The "Caballo Peruano de Paso" is one of Peru's cultural extravaganzas and represents a living monument to this country's heritage.
www.hiddentrails.com /general/breeds/peruvian_paso.htm   (2789 words)

 Peruvian Paso Horses
As a result, the modern Peruvian Paso is one of the rarest of breeds, one that passes its gait on to 100 percent of its purebred offspring.
The Peruvian Paso continued to flourish in the northern regions because it was still needed for transportation on the haciendas.
Because interest in the Peruvian Paso horse was growing in the United States and Central America at the same time, many of the finest Peruvian Paso horses were exported, leading to a period where it appeared the Peruvian Paso horse would disappear in its homeland.
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 Pasos On The Web! - Peruvian Paso Horse Resource
Peruvian Paso Horses are medium size, normally standing between 14.1 and 15.2 hands tall, with a powerful build.
Purebred Peruvian Pasos are born with their ability to gait and show it off soon after they are born.
Descended from the horses of the Conquistadors, Peruvian Paso horses possess the royal lineage of the noble Spanish breeds.
www.peruvian-pasos.com   (723 words)

 Peruvian Digest Online - The Peruvian Horse
The average height of the Peruvian horse is between 14.1 and 15.2, providing a horse that is easily mounted and dismounted.
The forelegs of the Peruvian move as if he is always on parade, a motion called "termino." The gait of the horse is passed 100% to its offspring.
The overall feeling among Peruvian owners and breeders is that a horse should be rideable for pleasure and able to perform in the show ring.
www.peruviandigest.com /peruvianh.htm   (539 words)

 The Peruvian Paso
The principle philosophy of Peruvian breeders is that these horses are born with the gait- not trained to develop it or improve it.
The gait of the Peruvian Paso is a broken pace which gives the rider neither the vertical movement of the trot nor the lateral motion of the pace.
Peruvian Pasos are a "traveling" horse, and when shown, must go 20 miles without breaking gait before they enter the show-ring to be judged.
www.horse-previews.com /598articles/theperuvianpaso.html   (599 words)

 Peruvian Paso - The Gaited Horse Magazine
The history of the Peruvian Paso horse dates back to the Spanish conquest of the New World with none other than Christopher Columbus establishing a stud in Jamaica in 1493, and to horses brought to the region now known as Peru by Francisco Pizarro in 1532.
The horse has a grand carriage and, of note to gaited horse enthusiasts, classic four-beat gaits -- the paso llano, a slower gait similar to a running walk, and the breathtaking sobreandando, in which the staccato of the beat, the extension of the stride and the thrill of the ride are all heightened.
What sets the Peruvian apart from all other gaited breeds is the inborn trait of termino, a swinging action from the shoulder of the horse that gracefully pulls the foreleg to the side of the stride in order that the back foot can safely and effortlessly stride in or ahead of the front hoof print.
www.thegaitedhorse.com /peruvian_paso.htm   (535 words)

 Breed Info
Top placers in Gait classes will reach under the rider when in a paso llano and the knee and hock will look as if tied together by an invisible string (like a choo-choo train) *even though* the 4 hooves land evenly spaced.
Most Peruvian horses will be in paso llano in slower speeds and sobreandando as they move faster.
Peruvian Horses must accomplish all these things that seem to fight against each other, and do it with no artificial training or devices, and in the show arena, they must be barefoot.
www.peruvianpasosalberta.com /html/breed_info.html   (655 words)

 Peruvian Paso / Paso Fino
The Peruvian Paso was bred from Spanish stock brought to South America by the conquistadors in the 1500's.
Peruvian Paso horses come in all basic, solid colors as well as greys and roans.
The average height of the Peruvian Paso is between 14 and 15 hands and the weight is commonly between 900 and 1,100 pounds, about the same as Morgans and Arabians.
www.horses-and-horse-information.com /articles/peruvian-paso-horse.shtml   (463 words)

 eSteed - Peruvian Paso Breed
The Peruvian Paso originated in South America and developed from several breeds brought to the continent by explorers and settlers.
The Peruvian Paso thus became the horse of Peru, functioning as transportation, laborers and entertainment.
The Peruvian Paso has been bred to walk with termino, which is a rolling movement of the front legs.
www.esteed.com /breeds/peruvian_paso.shtml   (321 words)

 Paradise Paso Fino Horses Pasos vs Peruvians
The Paso Fino was a blend of the Andalusian, the Barb, and the Spanish Jennet.
The Peruvian was a blend of the same three breeds with the addition of the Fresian.
The Paso is prized for its quiet croup and marginal movement in the hips.
www.paradisepasofinos.com /Peruvians.htm   (663 words)

 Peruvian Gaited Horse History
These gaits allow the Paso to cover long distances over mountain passes and plains at a remarkable speed, while affording great comfort to the rider.
The Paso represents "the triumph of Peruvian horse breeding".
Hooves of the Paso are strong and hard, and the horse is naturally sure-footed and agile.
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 All About Horses - Breeds - The Peruvian Paso Horse.
In fact, the Peruvian Paso’s traits are so strongly embedded genetically that 100% of the foals produced by two purebred parents will have the Peruvian Paso’s distinctive lateral motion.
The paso llano is a four beat gait with the timing of each footfall evenly spaced; the hoof pattern and timing is: left hind – left fore – right hind – right fore.
The Peruvian Paso is found in a variety of colors including bay, fl, brown, chestnut, buckskin, roan, and gray, with darker colors, grays, and an underlying dark skin preferred.
www.allabouthorses.com /site/breeds/peruvianpaso.html   (686 words)

 Peruvian Paso Horses from Conquistador Magazine
Since then thousands of North American horsemen and horsewomen have begun to rediscover the great pleasures of naturally gaited horses; and horse fanciers throughout the country are turning to the Peruvian Paso horse as the ideal mount for the twentieth century horsemen.
Four hundred years of selective breeding and the influence of geographic and climatic conditions in Peru have improved the harmonious gait, the smooth ride and the gentle disposition that have become the most outstanding characteristics of the Peruvian Paso horse.
The Peruvian Paso horse projects an image of high energy, strength, stamina, grace and beauty.
www.conquistador.com /peruvian_paso.html   (2112 words)

 Peruvian Paso Horses
Certain persons enjoy having one or more horses to ride with the family and friends, taking advantage of the pleasant and comfortable gait Peruvian Paso Horses give and transmit to the riders.
The Spanish horse, bred with the Arab stallion and reared in a desert environment, which formed its gait, gave rise to the Peruvian Paso horse.
For 300 years, the blood of this new breed was improved upon until the Paso horse developed the characteristics that have made it one of the world’s most beautiful and elegant breeds.
www.go2peru.com /caballo_paso_peruano.htm   (1304 words)

 Young Rider Magazine - YoungRider.com - Teaching young people, in an easy-to-read and entertaining way, how to look ...
Those who depended on the Peruvian Paso for their very existence wanted a horse that was easy to handle and dedicated to his rider.
With the cooperation of Peruvian breeders, Albright was able to arrange the first large shipments of Peruvian Pasos to the United States in the mid-1960s.
Every Peruvian Paso that comes into the world is born with the innate ability to perform the breed's spectacular gait.
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 About the Peruvian Paso...
The Peruvian Paso is a truly unique breed of horse but only during the past ten years has it been well known in the United States.
Another "trademark" characteristic of the Peruvian horse is "termino" or the outward rolling of the front limb during extension.
Since their importation to North America, many Peruvian Pasos have proven their ability to adapt to all climates and they are quite easy keepers.
www.horse-previews.com /995articles/aboutpaso.html   (887 words)

 How to Choose a Peruvian Paso | eHow.com
The Peruvian Paso horse is popular because of its spirited, elegant gait, easy disposition, and zest for life and willingness to please.
Understand that the Peruvian Paso is on the small side, yet its compact, well-balanced build and high head carriage make it a versatile horse.
The Peruvian Paso is famous for its smoothness in both the "paso llano" (the slow version) and the "sobreandando" (the faster version) walks.
www.ehow.com /how_9049_choose-peruvian-paso.html   (607 words)

 Zoekmachine Voelspriet: zoektips, zoekhulp en gratis research. Zoekforum. Zoekvragen.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Diamond Creek Peruvians - Ranch located in western Pennsylvania dedicated to the breeding and training of the naturally gaited Peruvian Paso horse.
Hiddenbrook Peruvians - Central Minnesota breeder of Peruvian paso horses.
Shelton Farm Peruvians - Breeders of champion Peruvian Paso horses.
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 About the Breeds - El Rancho I Gotcha - Peruvian Paso and Paso Fino Ranch
Paso's are descended primarily from three breeds - the Spanish Jennet, the Spanish Barb, and the Andalusian.
The Paso gait is a broken pace in which the two legs on the same side move together, but the hind hoof touches the ground a fraction of a second before the fore hoof.
The Peruvian Paso also displays a very stylish action in the forelegs which is called 'Termino'.
www.pasorad.bc.ca /about.htm   (419 words)

 Mammals » Horses » Peruvian Paso Main Page
The Peruvians, however, still held their gaited horses in high esteem and continued to breed what they called Caballo Peruano de Paso, or "the Peruvian horse of Paso." This was a naturally gaited horse, descended from Spanish breeds such as the Barb, Friesian, Spanish Jennet and Andalusian.
The Peruvian Paso is the only gaited horse that passes the gait onto 100% of its offspring.
Because of this, the Peruvian Paso is becoming much more popular and is now considered one of the most ideal mounts for 20th century riders.
www.centralpets.com /animals/mammals/horses/hrs192.html   (577 words)

 Peruvian Pasobilities Mounted Drill Team
The Peruvian Pasobilities use top purebred Peruvian horses to demonstrate the inherent qualities that make them so well suited to the task of performing with a diverse group of equines in close quarters, in all types of situations and settings.
This is entirely natural for the Peruvian - with no artificial training devices, the Peruvian horse always appears to be on parade, with its proud head carriage, smooth, flowing gait and flamboyant front leg action.
The Peruvian horses execute their gaits in unison, and the result is a beautiful dance with horse and rider performing as one, and with each maneuver flowing gracefully into the next.
www.peruvianpasobilities.com   (719 words)

 Living in Peru » Features : The Peruvian Paso - A magnificent horse
The Peruvian is generally less dominant than most making them easier to handle while in the pasture and during training Michelle Ripley commented that "I got my mare out of the pasture when she was six years old and got on her bareback and lead lines on her halter.
I have seen toddlers on the Peruvians and the horses acted as if their cargo was glass." Many buy this breed as their first time horse, including retired people because the Peruvian gives a nice smooth ride and is easy to handle.
Thanks to the Peruvian Paso the great Andes mountains were conquered by man. Some may argue that their small size might hinder their abilities but on the contrary, it proves to be no disadvantage at all.
www.livinginperu.com /blogs/features/147   (3419 words)

 Mechanical Observation of Peruvian Paso Horse
The Peruvian horse derived its gait principally from the Barb.
Caballo de Paso Y Su Equitation by Luis de Ascasubi, he states "some of the Spanish ancestors of the Peruvian Paso breed were very close to pure Barb".
Ascasubi points to similarities between the Peruvian Paso horse and the Barb, such as similar gaits and similar conformation, especially in the neck.
www.gaitedhorses.net /Articles/MOPeruvianPaso.htm   (2358 words)

 Hawksview Peruvian Paso Horses
Origin of the Peruvian Paso Horse:The Peruvian Paso Horse is a truly unique breed of horse that has only been found in the United States the last 35 years.
The Ancestors of the Peruvian Horse were brought to the New World from Spain by Pizarro in the 16th Century and contained Andalusion, Barb and Spanish Jennet blood as well as Friesian.
Characteristics: The gait of the Peruvian Paso is a broken pace which gives the rider neither the vertical movement of the trot, nor the lateral movement of the pace.
www.hawksviewperuvians.com /breed.htm   (392 words)

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