The name Andalusian is an American name for the Pure Blood Spanish Horse also known as Pura Raza Espanola or P,.R.E.
The Pure Blood Lusitano hails from Portugal also known as the P.S.L. which stands for Puro Sangue Lusitano.
Cross breeds are very popular. The wonderful qualities of the Spanish and Portuguese horse enhances the breed they are crossed with. These include but are not limited to the Azteca (Andalusian X Quarter Horse), the Spanish Arabian (Andalusian X Arabian), the Warlander (Andalusian X Freisian), and the Spanish-Norman (Andalusian X Percheron). Andalusian bloodlines can also be found in today's Mustangs.
These very athletic horses can do it all! From Dressage to Reining to traditional Doma Vaquera. This all purpose breed can be seen in every discipline.
You don't have to travel all the way to Spain or Portugal to own one of these beautiful horses! We have many fine breeders here in the States.
Our club puts on several events a year. The most popular of these events is the annual Classic Breed Show held each August in Lexington, VA at the Virginia Horse Center. Not only will you have a chance to see these horses in action, you can learn about them by speaking to many knowledgeable, friendly owners and breeders at this event.