Andalusian Dance

Andalusian Dance

Oil Painting portraying a young ballerina and her Andalusian horse practice their dance moves in the rolling sea surf.

The Andalusian horse, also known as the Pure Spanish Horse or PRE (Pura Raza Española), a horse breed from the Iberian Peninsula, where its ancestors have lived for thousands of years.

The Andalusian has been recognized as an individual breed since the 15th century, and its conformation has changed very little over the centuries, it is an imposing animal of extraordinary beauty, elegance, balance and harmony…which makes the Andalusian one of the most coveted Dressage horses today.

Throughout its history, it has been known for its prowess as a war horse, and was prized by the nobility. The breed was used as a tool of diplomacy by the Spanish government, and kings across Europe rode and owned Spanish horses.

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