The gaits of the Peruvian Horse

  • Paso Llano - an even timed four beat gait at medium speed
  • Sobreandando - four beat gait a little on the lateral side of the spectrum, slightly faster
  • Walk
  • Trot
  • Canter

Special breed characteristics

  • Brio - vivacious attitude, pride in performance, toughness
  • Termino - a rolling out of the shoulder which makes the hoof swing outwards when the frontleg comes forward
  • Long strideand good knee and hock action

Links for Peruvians