Andalusians

Some articles on andalusian, andalusians:

Haplogroup T (Y-DNA) - Distribution - Europe
... Marchigianos Marchigiano (Romance) Matelica 1/9 11.1% Gaditanos Andalusian (Romance) Cádiz 3/28 10.7% Cretans Cretan Greek Lasithi 2/23 8.7% Campanians Southern Italian (Romance) West Campania 7/84 8.3% Campanians ...
Castilian Horse - Naming and Registration
... Thus the original term "Andalusian" simply described the horses of distinct quality that came from Andalusia in Spain ... the Lusitano, a Portuguese horse very similar to the Andalusian, takes its name from Lusitania, an ancient Roman name for Portugal ... The Andalusian horse has been known historically as the Iberian Saddle Horse, Iberian War Horse, Spanish Horse, Portuguese, Peninsular, Extremeno, Villanos, Zapata, Zamaranos ...
Castilian Horse - Characteristics
... Andalusians stallions and geldings average 15.1+1⁄2 hands (61.5 inches, 156 cm) at the withers and 512 kilograms (1,130 lb) in weight mares average 15+1 ... de Caballo de Pura Raza Española or ANCCE) and the Andalusian Horse Association of Australasia ... Andalusian horses are elegant and strongly built ...
Castilian Horse - Uses
... The Andalusian breed has over the centuries been consistently selected for athleticism ... From the very beginning of their history, Andalusians have been used for both riding and driving ... At the 2002 World Equestrian Games, two Andalusians were on the bronze-medal winning Spanish dressage team, a team that went on to take the silver medal at the 2004 ...
Castilian Horse - History - 19th Century To Present
... Despite their ancient history, all living Andalusians trace to a small number of horses bred by religious orders in the 18th and 19th centuries ... only those protected by selective breeding remained intact to become the modern Andalusian ... During the 19th century, the Andalusian breed was threatened because many horses were stolen or requisitioned in wartime, including the War of the Oranges, the Peninsular War ...