Spanish Horse

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Castilian Horse - Naming and Registration
... Until modern times, horse breeds throughout Europe were known primarily by the name of the region where they were bred ... Thus the original term "Andalusian" simply described the horses of distinct quality that came from Andalusia in Spain ... Similarly, the Lusitano, a Portuguese horse very similar to the Andalusian, takes its name from Lusitania, an ancient Roman name for Portugal ...

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