The Lusitano horse is the direct descendant of the Iberian horse, ancestor of horses that gave rise to the Equitation Science or the Art of Horse Riding around the world, from Europe to North Africa, Asia Minor, India and China. Centuries of evolution did Lusitano extremely versatile and suitable for all disciplines of equitation, like classical dressage. With the habitat region in the vast plains of the hot south of the Iberian Peninsula, the Lusitano has given rise to other races, such as Campolina.
Often described as noble, the Lusitano is sometimes fiery, others docile, but always struggling and even suffering.
It doesn’t lack him courage and agility, and it’s truly a very good performer in all types of equestrian sport!