The Lusitano horse is the largest and best-known Portuguese breed of horse. With a docile nature, great agility and a distinct empathy with the rider, these are the Thoroughbred Lusitano horses. In Portugal, there are breeders from north to south, inviting you to their stalls and arenas to embark on this Portuguese experience. Tradition dictates that the Lusitano horse uses Portuguese-style harnesses. So don’t forget to take a set, but also familiarise yourself with the saddles, bridles and Portuguese gaiters. These reflect the history of the oldest breed of horse – the Lusitano horse.
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