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
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peruvian_Paso
http://cowgirlmagazine.com/horses/50-the-peruvian-horse
http://www.hiddentrails.com/general/breeds/peruvian_paso.htm
http://www.neperuvianhorseclub.com/pdf/Peruvian%20Paso%20Breed%20Standard.pdf