The Lusitano is one of the oldest breeds of horse Worldwide and certainly one of the first to be ridden.
They have a very rich history that has literally shaped Portugal. It’s heritage started in the BC era and carried through the great Roman crusades and medieval wars. Desired by Royalty It has been carrying heroes and kings throughout the ages.
Renowned for a brave heart and intelligent mind, beauty and a willing spirit. They possess a unique ability to collect and perform high school dressage including the dramatic airs above the ground that can still be seen performed in the shows of the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art. Nowadays the breed is showing its talents as International Competition Horse excelling in Dressage and Working Equitation.
There is so much to love about this majestic breed take a dive into its remarkable Heritage.