Individual Card | Arequipa, Peru

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Individual Card | Arequipa, Peru

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5" x 7" Horizontal Card with Bright Green Envelope

Copy on the Back of the Card Reads:

AREQUIPA, PERU
photo © Francesca Cavallero Belon | www.instagram.com/francb07/

Francesca Cavallero Belon is a verterinary student in Arequipa, and one of our most prolific LBTE contributors. Also a breeder of Peruvian horses, Lusitananos, and Quarter Horses, with over 100 horses of her own,rarely a day goes by that she's not in the saddle and accompanied by her dogs, like she is here, riding her Pura Raza Española / PRE, named Indiano.   

THE PERUVIAN HORSE

The Peruvian Paso or Peruvian Horse is a breed of light saddle horse known for its smooth ride. It is distinguished by a natural, four-beat, lateral gait called the paso llano. This breed is protected by the Peruvian government and has been declared a Cultural Heritage of the nation by the National Institute of Culture. Due to isolation for about 400 years and the selection made by breeders, this breed is very particular in their body proportions and an ambling gait or "paso llano" that is characteristic. It is typical of the northern Peruvian regions of the country from which it originated. Trujillo city is considered the cradle of typical Peruvian Paso horse. 

A portion of the proceeds donated to
The Equine Land Conservation Resource | saving land for horses and horse-related activities | www.elcr.org

Ride On! ™